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      10-18-2019, 01:16 PM   #57
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There are reports that said Elon Musk may have cheated. And given the fact he had repeatedly giving false information in the past with regard to Tesla financial well being, I am not surprised.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-t...-idUSKBN1WX1DL

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“The car was heavily modified,” said Stefan Baldauf, who photographs prototype vehicles being tested on the circuit for a living.

“Aside from a roll cage and the driver’s seat, the interior had been stripped out,” he added. “The windows were blacked out, so it was hard to tell.”

The Tesla also appeared to have semi-slick tyres, used only on racing circuits and unsuited for everyday use, Baldauf said.

A Porsche spokeswoman told Reuters its Taycan was tested using standard tyres.

“A comparison is hardly fair if this is the vehicle used to demonstrate that Tesla is faster,” Baldauf added.