Tesla Riders Go Nuts Over 'Insane Mode'

Video compilation reveals passenger reactions, lots of cursing
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 29, 2015 11:23 AM CST

(Newser) – The car everyone is buzzing about is now the car passengers are cursing about in a hilarious new video from DragTimes. Tesla driver Brooks managed to convince friends and family to get into the Model S P85D to test out the car's "insane" mode: a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 3.1 seconds. But it appears none were warned about exactly what to expect. Though the electric car runs up to $120,000, the compilation of passenger reactions, caught by a dashboard camera, is priceless.

There's a woman who thinks she's going to throw up, a man who claims to have pooped his pants, and, as the Verge points out, "many, many curse words." Tesla CEO Elon Musk yesterday tweeted a link to the video, which also shows an iPhone go flying and stick to the car's backseat. "You can't f---ing do that to people. You gotta give people fair warning," one passenger says, while another claims, "I could do that every day." Click for more on the car, which also has radar, sonar, and an automated driving system.

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