Because it was a complete fabrication that was scripted before the even got the car.
I thought the show was honest and actually tested vehicles now I know it’s just fiction Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 11, 2017, at 11:44 AM, Jorg Brown via EV <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I don't know why people view Top Gear's review of the Roadster so > negatively. OK sure, they rolled it back into their garage as if it had > run out of electricity when in fact it had not...but the point they were > making was one of how long it takes to charge the car and how inconvenient > that was at the time (there were no Tesla Superchargers at the time, and > almost no public charging infrastructure.) And it's absolutely true that > if you run the car around the track, it will last far less than its claimed > range of 200 miles. I believe their show claimed 55 miles. > > That show also included this great quote: "What we have here then is an > astonishing technical achievement: the first electric car that you might > actually want to buy." (right before things go south) > >> On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 2:28 AM, brucedp5 via EV <email@example.com> wrote: >> >> % ?An about-turn/flip-flop to pr season2 of their streamed TVshow featuring >> a snaffled/nicked Tesla EV? % >> >> http://www.carscoops.com/2017/12/clarkson-says-he-has-no-issue-with.html >> Clarkson Says He Has No Issue With Electric Vehicles >> Dec 6, 2017 Brad Anderson >> >> However, in the near decade since the former Top Gear host’s infamous >> review >> of the Tesla Roadster, electric cars have come a long way. So, have >> Clarkson’s views changed as well? >> > -------------- next part -------------- > An HTML attachment was scrubbed... > URL: > <http://lists.evdl.org/private.cgi/ev-evdl.org/attachments/20171211/ff2f4b21/attachment.html> > _______________________________________________ > UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub > http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org > Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA) > _______________________________________________ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA)