To anyone listening, this is how I envision a possible line-up of new cars and designs.
-Tesla super pick-up truck to demonstrate incredible power and torque, broaden Tesla's brand and reputation, and perhaps develop and test a lot of useful EV technology and have the buyers of these premium trucks pay for it.
-Bluestar/Gen3 car of the people which will hopefully make more sense than an ICE EVEN for people who's income is not so high.
-Completely redefine sports car performance with new Roadster on Bluestar platform.
-Very affordable and ultra efficient velomobile geared towards youth and also fit people because it would be a human powered-electric hybrid. The first model would be for no passenger, but maybe a longer or tandem model could later be designed for up to 3 or 4 passengers behind the driver (such as for a couple or small family). Velomobiles have a lot of potential in my opinion, but currently they mostly can't shake off the home-made look (which most people will never go for), so Tesla could really revolutionize the sector like it did with EVs, re-invent it, and make it a very appealing mainstream option that could sell like hotcakes, even to people who already own a regular car but want to keep fit on the go while saving money when it is convenient. One improvement over current designs would be a windshield similar to a jet fighter plane rather than a tiny little window or only a hole on top of the fairing. The interesting thing is that Tesla currently has all the technology needed to make this happen and a relatively small battery would suffice since it would need much less power than a full-size car. Here are a couple links:
-Although much more technologically and financially demanding, the next design after the mass market velomobile could be to allow the model S and roadster to be levitation-ready. Much testing will need to be done, of course, but especially it seems inevitable that a special highway would need to be built, either by Tesla for Tesla cars only or by some government. We can expect the price tag to be astronomical, but maybe in the long run it would not be significantly more expensive than a conventional paved road if the lack of wear and friction means that it will last much longer without needing to be redone. Clearly, this levitation highway would be for highly traveled, long distance corridors, and it perhaps should be apart from normal roads and contra flow for safety. Because friction would be so small (only air resistance) and because regular roads would still exist, it would perhaps make more sense at first to build large loops instead of a two-way highway. There could be a big loop extending all around the USA. What I have in mind is that your model s or roadster of the future could go on an access ramp, stop, shift from Drive to Hyperdrive (or something) to activate the levitation mode instead of the motor to the wheels, and there you go, supported by a superconductors that is cooled by liquid nitrogen. Alternatively, I'm not sure if it can be done (or if it would be 100% safe), but what might make more sense is if the track is the superconductor, insulated and cooled by a pipeline of liquid nitrogen around it, and this track would double as a zero-resistance superconductor power line to distribute electricity around the country or maybe even store some. Not sure if the magnetic fields from the current would make driving impossible if it interferes with either levitation or acceleration. I said a lot of testing would be needed. Anyways, it would allow you to cross the country on very little energy, possibly at high speed. Is that the hyperloop?--except Elon said there is no rail and no vacuum tunnel.
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