08 Sep '17, 3pm

Magna Fits A Tesla Model S With A Three Motor Electric Powertrain

Magna Fits A Tesla Model S With A Three Motor Electric Powertrain

Recently, Magna took a stock Tesla Model S, removed its battery, motors and inverters and substituted its own proprietary components. When it left the factory in Fremont, the Model S had two motors, one in front and one in the rear. Now it has three, one in front and two in the rear. That arrangement allows for what automotive engineers call “torque vectoring.” Reduced to its essence, torque vectoring means that each motor gets all the power it can use at any moment in time and no more.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2017/09/08/magna-fits-a-tesla-model-s-thr...

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