Two years ago, Elon Musk informed hisfans on Twitter about the intention to release a hybrid Tesla Roadster with a set of jet engines from SpaceX needed to increase the acceleration dynamics of an electric vehicle.
Stimulate the development of Tesla jetA hybrid supercar was tried by the YouTube author of the Warped Perception channel, who independently modernized his own Tesla Model S electric car, installing three jet engines on it.
When designing modernization, there wereengines are involved, consuming from 4.5 to almost 7 liters of hydro-diesel fuel per minute. The system was tested on public roads. The jet engines were only turned on when the driver was sure there were no other cars in the back of the redesigned Tesla. Of the three jet engines, only two worked normally. With the electric motor off, the Tesla Model S accelerated to 100 km / h in just a few seconds.
After repairing a broken jetWhen the engine was re-tested on a flat section of the track, the enthusiast reduced the acceleration time to 100 km / h by one second - to 3.32 seconds. On the YouTube channel Warped Perception, the author gave a full story about the modernization of the Tesla Model S.