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Topic # 225424 17-Nov-2017 22:00
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Anyone else want the new one ?  :-)


 


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  Reply # 1903487 17-Nov-2017 22:13
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I tried to watch the event for launch for Elon Musk is excruciating to watch. I understand he wants to come across as authentic and genuine, but it's time for him to find a good front man.

 

The kind bank he makes he can afford to get some lessons on public speaking.

 

Also, considering their prior models are so far into production lag they might never see the end of the line, it feels criminal to release a new model, regardless of how cool/innovative or excellent it is. 




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  Reply # 1903499 17-Nov-2017 22:28
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doh posted in the wrong section .. had two tabs open :-)

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1903507 17-Nov-2017 23:09
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I still want the model s converted shooting brake.




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  Reply # 1903511 17-Nov-2017 23:30
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I’d love one... if I won the lotto!

1000km range and a 200KW battery pack ... incredible 🤯

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  Reply # 1903518 18-Nov-2017 00:46
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He's got to actually build it instead of talk about it first...!

 

 

 

I am not at all sure I would pay USD200,000 for one: there are many other cars that I would prefer had I that kind of budget.

 

 

 

I do wonder just how many will end up panned into walls, garage doors, cars in front, lamp posts etc etc because the driver was rich but lacked the skills to safely use  a car with F1 performance on a public road...!






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  Reply # 1903543 18-Nov-2017 08:32
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WANT.


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  Reply # 1903552 18-Nov-2017 09:26
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https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/the-new-tesla-roadster-just-blew-our-minds/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=21042758824545532419883291182906

 

Wow!  Just wow!

 

1.9s for 0-100kph and 8 sec 1/4 mile.

 

Dat range!

 

Yep, I wouldn't mind one.


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  Reply # 1903584 18-Nov-2017 09:39
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Mark:

Anyone else want the new one ?  :-)


 



With a 200k plus budget I’d suggest there are a few other options around worth considering first (obviously if you value the overall driving experience vs. outright acceleration).

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  Reply # 1903588 18-Nov-2017 09:51
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With a 200k plus budget I’d suggest there are a few other options around worth considering first (obviously if you value the overall driving experience vs. outright acceleration).

 

I personally would NEVER go back to a car that burnt fossil fuels.  So what other options would be worth considering first?

 

If I were to win the Lotto powerball tonight and decided to buy an expensive supercar this one would most likely be it.


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  Reply # 1903595 18-Nov-2017 10:07
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Everyone’s got different tastes and understand if you’d never go back to internal combustion. While I appreciate how good they are (yes I have driven Tesla’s) I would only buy an electric car for day to day commuting. For fun I’d much prefer to have a classic HT Monaro. GTHO Falcon, Camaro, Mustang or for pure driving pleasure a 911GT3,

I just don’t get the same pleasure throwing a model S around the bends on the open road vs. a 911. It’s not about the speed either.

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  Reply # 1912162 2-Dec-2017 23:47
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Mark:

 

Anyone else want the new one ?  :-)

 

 

I want the 200kWh battery and the 1200km range on a charge.....

I don't care about the 0-100kph in 1.9 seconds....

Put it in a Model S....... 

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  Reply # 1912163 2-Dec-2017 23:50
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I tried to watch the event for launch for Elon Musk is excruciating to watch. I understand he wants to come across as authentic and genuine, but it's time for him to find a good front man.

 

The kind bank he makes he can afford to get some lessons on public speaking.

 

Also, considering their prior models are so far into production lag they might never see the end of the line, it feels criminal to release a new model, regardless of how cool/innovative or excellent it is. 

 

 

Model S and Model X are made to order.....and you can have one delivered in February if you order tomorrow. 

That includes the 6 weeks on the boat. 

It's only Model 3 that is still ramping up and hasn't met the production targets so far. 

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1912165 3-Dec-2017 00:24
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Geektastic:

 

He's got to actually build it instead of talk about it first...!

 

I am not at all sure I would pay USD200,000 for one: there are many other cars that I would prefer had I that kind of budget.

 

I do wonder just how many will end up panned into walls, garage doors, cars in front, lamp posts etc etc because the driver was rich but lacked the skills to safely use  a car with F1 performance on a public road...!

 

 

They could easily do the same as some super cars do: Limit the acceleration outside of tracks, so for instance only allow the "insane mode" (or whatever they will call it) when you are on a race track.





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