[Video] Qantas B737 races a Tesla Model S

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  1. AggieMike88

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    Pause the video at :21 and note acceleration modes available. Someone is a fan of Dark Helmet and Colonel Sanders.

     
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    I think it's funny how the tesla is driving in the 'left lane' of the taxiway
     
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    Yeah, that's just bad form. So is driving from the whirlybird side of the cockpit. I wonder who has more range, the Boeing or the toy car? ;)
     
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    so, the Tesla conceded, just as the race was starting? Seemed to give up, just as the airplane broke ground :(
     
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    Maybe the battery caught fire :O
     
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    Did you intend to type a time in the middle of the video? That's when it ends.
     
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    Good catch.... original post edited.
     
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    Fun vid, I was immediately rooting for the Boeing!
     
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    Is there a Supercharger station at the end of that taxiway so he can juice up to get it back to the terminal parking lot?
     
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    I like how the 737 pulled on him at the end (shown in the extended clip), climbed up into the sky and arrived at the other side of the country 5 days ahead of the Tesla. Nice comparison, Elon. Totally original idea, too.











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