On the channel user Matt Crowley appeared on YouTube a video of how he visited with his car legendary track after a few Laps in “combat” mode. Of course, no illusions about racing abilities Model 3 no feed, but the Laguna Seca is a race track, which is replete with slow and medium-speed turns, hard braking and elevation changes, as shown by the first test drives of the sedan, he is well behaved in the corners.
As written by the owner of the car on the forum Tesla Motors Club, and in total it spent on the track two sessions of nine circles, but Model 3 was able to show itself in all its glory only during the first nine laps in the first session and four laps a second, and then the front brake pads started to “go”. A few laps Matt drove on the highway in mild conditions, maximizing the recovery system, and at the end of the ninth round, he finally decided to turn in the boxes as the wheels began to be heard the metal grinding sound. Leaving the car, he saw on the pavement the grit from brake pads, and opening the bonnet found a complete lack of brake fluid.
As for the time, for a few laps, Matt showed the result of 1:57,50. According to him, the track was green after the rain and hail, and soon he intends to return to it with new, enhanced brakes and racing brake fluid to drop from this result 5-7 seconds. He also said that his 385-horsepower Porsche Cayman GT4 been round this track in 1:41,9 seconds.
Photo: Tesla Model 3
From this story you can do here is what conclusion: stock Brembo brakes on the Tesla Model 3 is clearly working at the limit of their capabilities, and if the city they can manage it, for the race track they are quite good.
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