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Welcome to the forum @MojoMonkey! Congratulations on the EV3x reservation, hopefully you can get bumped to an Edition 1. Is there something specific that you're looking for that you think the Cybertruck doesn't offer as much?

As far as bed dimensions go the only thing we know so far is that it's 5 feet.

 

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They upgraded the suspension on the S and X with the 2019 ‘Raven’ refresh. It’s much better than before. That said, I’m really disappointed that they did not go all the way with the air suspension to be more dynamic or customizable for ride control. The range increase is due to the improved motors and software, the new tri-motor setup is very efficient. Hence why Cybertruck and the Hummer will be going that route as will the Tesla Roadster and others. We won’t see a significant jump in range until they move to the new batteries.

Having driven a Taycan for a day, it really puts into perspective what the Model S is and what it could be.
Looking at the specs, the range on the Plaid is less then the dual motor 412 vs 390, to be honest, there is no reason to buy the plaid, the new Model S has plenty of value at $82K. I like the changes they made on the inside (less steering wheel) and performance. Yes, the Raven suspension is better. Tesla changed suppliers on the Air Suspension to ZF on the Raven, and improved the software controls. I would almost buy the new S now, but for me, the 18650 batteries scare me, we had a friends car have thermal runaway, and I would not be able to sleep at night if it was charging, and the back seat (old model) was too cramped for a car that size. I like the interior packaging better on the Lucid, I think they did a better job with the space with the exception of the trunk opening. Just no perfect car out there. ;) 3 motor like Hummer EV with one driving each rear wheel is not more efficient than a differential in the EPA cycle, but is better at high power levels, and gives you vectored control of the wheels for performance driving.

As I understand the new Model S range increase to 412 is due to aerodynamic improvements on the new model, Cd of .208, which is amazingly slick. I look forward to driving one...

Taycan is an amazing car, the local dealer lent me his Turbo S for a day... But $210K is too rich for my blood. I can waste money on a work truck because of section 179, but not for a car.
I haven't been inside a Taycan but from what I've read about the car the speed is otherworldly. What stood out for you guys when driving it?
 

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First and foremost for me is the seating position, it really fits nicely, and locks you in place. You know you are sitting in something special. The second thing for me is how quiet it is while driving, Quite similar to my E-Tron, which is basically like a bank vault, makes you feel like you are in your own world. Third is the handling, and ride quality, it is soft right up to the point that you push it, and then is sucks down on rails. I do not have experience in 911's, so I cannot compare, but the way the Taycan grips the road is quite impressive. The acceleration I expected, so not a surprise there, but in a launch it feels like it deforms your face it is pulling so hard. It is an intoxicating feeling. IMO the Taycan is the best EV drivers car on the market, and nothing is close for now. I am excited to see the E-Tron GT, next week, it should be a toned down Taycan and maybe a bit more luxurious.
I believe the seating position is the same as the 911 so that makes sense that it locks you in place. It'll be interesting to see how similar/different the e-tron GT is since it shares the same platform as the Taycan.
 
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