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Yep, the new P85D Low is the old Standard ride height

Yep, the new P85D Low is the old Standard ride height

I suspected my new P85D's always low settings were not as low as Low used to be. The P85D measures (with four rims in tires stuffed in the back)-
2015 P85D with 19" rims/tires on "Always Low"
29 0/16...........29 2/16
28 14/16.........28 14/16

The following is from a post I did way back when comparing the P+ to my wife's S85 on coil springs. It looks like the new Low is the old Standard.

Here are my ride heights. My P+ has lowering links so I should be a tad below stock for both Standard and Low. I would appreciate it if others could add their ride heights so we can see if Tesla is reasonably consistent. I measured by dropping a tape measure to the ground, through the center of the wheel center cap and then used a small stick under the wheel arch to "bring out" the bottom of the wheel arch at its highest point.
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All measurements are in
Left Front Right Front
Left Rear Right Rear
format
Lowered P+
Low Setting
27 11/16...... 27 10/16
27 12/16...... 27 15/16
.
Standard Setting
28 15/16...... 28 4/16
28 15/16...... 29 0/16
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S85 Coil Spring
29 6/16...... 29 8/16
29 10/16.... 29 8/16

tezzla.SoCal | 20 januari 2015

I knew it! My P85D seems to be about an inch higher in LOW mode. It looked so much better on low on my P85.

Pbfoot | 20 januari 2015

Aarrgh. Wishing I had ordered my soon-to-arrive wheels in 21" rather than 20".

http.com | 20 januari 2015

thinking about a 3" lift kit for my Tesla...and add hydraulics for effect only, of course.

Pbfoot | 20 januari 2015

Does this mean that the 'Very High' setting is higher now as well?

carlk | 20 januari 2015

I wonder what effects on range this has.

ElectricSteve | 21 januari 2015

@ carlk

According to Björn Nyland's video on wetube, there is a 5 to 6% between "low @ 100 km/h" and "standard @ 130 km/h".

At sub-hihgway speeds, the difference is neglible.

Btw: i noticed that update 6.1 has reset my "always low" setting to the factory default of "low @ 160 km/h".

ElectricSteve | 21 januari 2015

Low at both 100 and 130km/h i meant.

Damn lack of a edit function grmbl...