Submitted by georgehawley.fl.us on Tue, 2016-10-11 18:57
The Model X is a mystery in itself to a lot of people because even Elon is wondering why they built such a complex car. But owning the Model X reveals additional mysteries. Here is one. Open the rear hatch and look to your left inside the rear of the car. You will notice a sort of small alcove there. Note the top of the little recessed area. There is a piece of black plastic that encircles a hole in the ceiling of the little alcove. Reach into the hole with your hand and find wires there. What is the purpose this little obscure feature? Could it be a storage space and connection point for an integrated vacuum cleaner? It's a mystery.
Here's another: The X has motorized front doors. It also has auto-locking doors upon walking away from the vehicle when the doors are closed. Why then, if you walk away from the car with the driver's door left open, does it not close the door and then lock the car? It's a mystery.
With Rel.8.0 SW pulling up to a stoplight, the car in front of the car in front of me disappears. It then reappears after the light turns green and the space between the cars stretches out to at least two car lengths. This does not appear to be the case with the Model S. Is this because the radar transducer in the X is mounted higher than the one in the S? Is it because the adjustable air suspension is set too high? In either case the radar waves leaving the X that would "see" the car in front of the car in front of me appear to be blocked by the car in front of me and energy that goes downward under the car in front of me is at too steep an angle and bounces off the road back up into the bottom of the car in front of me. It's a mystery.