This time with more road! Fellow Opponaut Kyle Cheromcha and I decided to try to go for another test drive but this time FAR, FARRR away from Manhattan. Last month we tried to test drive this beautiful grey machine:

Only for me to be stuck (ironically I guess) behind a horse and buggy in Manhattan’s bumper to bumper traffic doing 8 MPH.

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Not this time though! We actually were able to get out on some much needed open road. The P85D is a great machine. The one we test drove was actually scheduled to be tested by an Auto Journalist later that day so it was well optioned inside and out.

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Our Tesla salesperson told us because the car was committed already for a media person we had to be extra careful and that if we were to curb/kerb any of the wheels we’d unfortunately be responsible. It was either that or we could have a Model S 70D instead like some plebes, so we said screw it and took the P85D.

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A magnificent machine inside and out. It had excellent, linear power and enough torque to make your organs jiggle. Since we had some much road I took it up to 105 MPH because POWAHHHHHHHH!

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Afterwards Kyle and I hit up some backroads nearby and I let him wring out my C300. Also hit a personal new top speed in my C300 of 132 MPH and it still felt as planted and smooth as when I do 65 MPH which I LOVED. Great Jaloppo weekend if I do say so.