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Tesla test drive

Postby dindin » Mon Aug 08, 2016 3:06 pm

I Went to the mall and had to test drive a Tesla . Anyone drive one yet?? If not you should and report what you think on the future of cars.

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Re: Tesla test drive

Postby cammerjeff » Tue Aug 09, 2016 2:44 pm

I drove one last year, great driving car, but it is so complicated! after we swapped drivers one of the rear door handles would not retract, the owner had to take it to the dealer. They fixed it under warranty, but it seemed to be over engineered to me. Also I am wondering how the company will do when the federal subsidies run out?
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Re: Tesla test drive

Postby dindin » Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:43 am

Yep thats what I was thinking, drives pretty awesome, but way too much to go wrong with these cars..

the one I drove has summon which backs itself out of tight parking spaces on its own, and auto pilot which steers itself ..I did notice the door requires a servo to release the door handle..

Interesting stuff they crammed into this car though.

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Re: Tesla test drive

Postby gerbsinmd » Sat Aug 13, 2016 8:53 am

I drove one and rode in one. Amazing technology in those cars. The thing was a rocket. I too am in the too many things to go wrong department. All that tech bouncing down the road and the only place that can work on it is the Tesla dealer.....
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Re: Tesla test drive

Postby beakerztoyz » Sat Sep 03, 2016 1:19 am

I saw one in some drag races they had here at our airport a few months ago.. pretty sure it was a model S it was a nice 4 dr one anyways... never really looked at it up close but it was FAST !!
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