So Beast Mode is Basically Pointless for $20k more

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Really all you get in beast mode is a sub 3 second vehicle weighing 240 lbs more with less range and no better truck capacity as far as towing and payload. Why would anyone pay $20k more to go from 3.9 to 2.6 sec. 0-60. That can't really be the only benefit. 99.9999999999% of people would never be able to tell the difference.
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Yup, that’s how I see it. I’m for the dual motor. The extra 20k should get you 500 Mike range.
 

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yeah lots of questions there. Website says it can go 18mph faster too.... not sure I'd use that more than 4-5x in its lifetime
 

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Really all you get in beast mode is a sub 3 second vehicle weighing 240 lbs more with less range and no better truck capacity as far as towing and payload. Why would anyone pay $20k more to go from 3.9 to 2.6 sec. 0-60. That can't really be the only benefit. 99.9999999999% of people would never be able to tell the difference.
Yea for real. I saw that and immediately thought I don't even want the beast mode because of decreased range. Weird that they did that.
 


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You lose the IRA credit of 7500 going over the 80k price point so it’s really about 27,500 to go that fast. Hopefully there is more value there than just a speed boost.
 

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0-60 times for the "all-wheel drive" doesn't look to be subtracting the rollout like Tesla does for the other performance models across their lineup, including the "Cyberbeast". Actual difference in 0-60 time is probably even closer.
 

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Theres several dozen Jeep Gladiators just in my SoCal gladiators group in that range and many well above it that wheel. I have close to that in mine and the underside looks like a Freddy Krueger nightmare.

I think letting people spend money on recreation the way they want to is your best strategy
 

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0-60 times for the "all-wheel drive" doesn't look to be subtracting the rollout like Tesla does for the other performance models across their lineup, including the "Cyberbeast". Actual difference in 0-60 time is probably even closer.
It also depends on which webpage you're on- 3.9 on info page and 4.1 on order page
 

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It looks like there are other differences. In the three motor versions there is a different front to rear setup as well as a mechanical lock out for the front axle.

Is it worth $20K? Probably not, but they'll still sell a lot of them.
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