The YouTube channel BoostedBoiz has taken their wrecked Tesla Mannequin S Plaid to a complete new degree of their newest video.
After shopping for the wrecked automobile for $60,000, they then “fastened” the harm to the rear of the automobile utilizing a tow strap hooked round a tree and finally changing components from one other wrecked Tesla Mannequin S. After the repair, the automobile was then in a position to run 9.66 seconds within the quarter mile and 1.49 second 60-foot time on a ready observe floor.
Following that, they then weighed the automobile in at 4,745 lbs and preceded to take away the complete inside, doorways, again trunk, frunk, bumpers.. almost all the things, and weigh it once more at 4,046 lbs. The automobile then managed to run a 1.58 second 60 foot on an unprepared floor.
Of their subsequent video, the Mannequin S Plaid was actually gutted because the roof was minimize off, the pillars eliminated, and the again finish utterly eliminated. With the majority of the automobile eliminated, the burden then got here in at 3,850 lbs. The duo then added a roll cage for security however didn’t say how a lot weight that added again into the automobile.
Even with all these adjustments, the automobile drives and costs usually, nonetheless, they clearly received’t be utilizing autopilot on it ever once more.
They plan on taking the “Cyber Kart” to the drag strip of their subsequent video to see if they’ll break Mannequin S Plaid’s quarter-mile report, which presently stands at 8.73 seconds.
It’s fairly potential to nonetheless save weight on the automobile with totally different wheels and brakes and a Lexan windshield, so it’ll actually be fascinating to observe this automobile as they make additional adjustments and see how far the drivetrain of the Mannequin S Plaid might be pushed.
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