Tesla Bot & Tesla’s Whole EV Lineup On Show At Petersen Museum (Pics, Movies)
Tesla has taken its complete lineup of automobiles from the previous, current, and future to be showcased on the coveted Petersen Museum in Los Angeles, California. Placing collectively this visible historical past in entrance of the world at a museum speaks volumes of Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk’s efforts in placing electrical automobiles into the mainstream.
Certainly one of our staff members visited the Petersen Museum on Friday to check out this wealthy EV historical past and took a bunch of nice pics and movies for us to share with the Tesla and electrical automotive fanatic neighborhood.
One of many extra attention-grabbing issues that Tesla has showcased at Petersen is the stripped down dismembered Tesla Mannequin Y. Guests can actually take a look at each a part of this stunning Mannequin Y in blue. The higher physique shell and wheels are hanging within the air with the assistance of wires that reveals the underbody elements just like the motor, chassis, and the battery pack. Let’s watch a brief video of it that Dave took for us.
Sure, you’ll be able to be taught the anatomy of the Tesla Mannequin Y because it stays on this dissected place. Tesla automobiles will probably be obtainable on show on the Petersen Museum from November 20, 2022, to October 22, 2023.
Security of automotive occupants has been the highest precedence for Tesla. To show how protected its automobiles are, the automaker has put a crashed Tesla Mannequin Y on the Petersen Museum. The Tesla Mannequin Y only in the near past obtained the highest-ever score in Euro NCAP crash tests.
As we are able to witness within the following image of a totaled Tesla Mannequin Y from the museum, the cabin of the electrical SUV has been preserved after a frontal collision check. Earlier than going via varied crash security testing our bodies, Tesla performs data-driven crash exams at its personal Crash Lab in Fremont, California.
Tesla has additionally put each the previous 1st-gen Tesla Roadster and the next-gen Tesla Roadster on show on the Petersen Museum — legacy on the one facet and future on the opposite. Petersen even hosted a tZero EV, the vehicle which inspired Elon Musk towards the EV revolution, and a Lotus Elise, which was the premise of the design of the unique Roadster.
The white next-gen Tesla Roadster on the Petersen Museum just isn’t a working prototype however reasonably a clay physique shell of the electrical sports activities automotive (entrance image above article, rear view under). It has been previously shown on the Grand Basel Museum in Switzerland.
Tesla has additionally hooked up just a little little bit of historical past and abstract of its automobiles current on the Petersen Museum. The one hooked up to the 2017 Tesla Semi alpha prototype reads as:
“Focusing on a automobile phase that accounts for 18 % of all automobile emissions within the nation, Tesla debuted the all-electric Semi in 2017. Like the corporate’s electrical passenger automobiles, Semi options an aerodynamic design, which supplies it a protracted vary. Not like standard diesel-powered industrial vehicles, Semi’s tri-motor design makes it able to sustaining a freeway velocity of 65 miles per hour when hauling a full load up a 5 % grade. Subjected to quite a lot of exams, this Semi ‘Alpha’ prototype withstood temperatures as little as -40°C in Alaska throughout cold-weather sturdiness and automobile controls testing and accomplished a 5,000-mile endurance run alongside Route 66.”
Sure, Tesla has a Cybertruck prototype current on the Petersen Museum. Though Tesla has put an previous prototype on the museum that isn’t consultant of the latest changes, it’s nonetheless a sight to behold.
The trapezoid-shaped electrical pickup truck by Tesla is impressed by the futuristic Blade Runner universe and blended with a minimalistic design theme. Opinions in regards to the Cybertruck’s success (or not) might be essentially the most polarizing within the historical past of automotive design.
Well-known tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee additionally went to the Petersen Museum not too long ago to take a second look at the Cybertruck prototype, and he has some optimistic vibes coming to him about this EV pickup truck.
Each the Tesla Semi and the Cybertruck will probably be powered by a battery pack that consists of the electrical automaker’s distinctive 4680 form factor cells. Tesla has additionally supplied a chance to view these cells first-hand on the Petersen Museum (pic under).
Together with Tesla automobiles, a stationary design prototype of the Tesla Optimus robotic can be on show on the Petersen Museum. This model is the close-to-production look of the Tesla Bot that the corporate presented at this year’s AI Day.
Petersen Museum additionally options SpaceX stuff together with Tesla’s EVs and merchandise. A NASA Tesla Mannequin X that took astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the launch pad of the primary human flight on SpaceX’s Dragon on the Kennedy Area Heart in Florida again in 2020 can be on show. That is an iconic Tesla Mannequin X since NASA has used it to move astronauts. Another models are nonetheless operational, and using Teslas and different EVs is anticipated to extend at NASA.
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