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    Check Out the Cybertruck Promo Photos

    I don't care for the design of trucks today anyways I think this looks alot more futuristic. The performance though is crazy and pretty much destroys anything on the market.
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    Poll on 40KW battery actual rated range vs age(miles) of car

    70,000 miles I saw 132 rated yesterday.
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    My Thoughts After 2 Years of Ownership

    Totally agree I can't imagine buying a different vehicle now that we have a Tesla. Next vehicle will be a Tesla Model X.
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    How much has your Model S cost you out of warranty?

    Just tires so far at 68000 miles.
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    Had my First Test Drive Today.. Hmmmmmm...

    I ordered our car after seeing the engineering that went into the vehicle online. Actually rode in one prior to delivery but never had a chance to drive a Tesla. We have the slowest model and it is faster than any other car I have owned Audi A4 etc. The silence speaks volumes so I don't miss the...
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    My Tesla Story - and why a Model S is less expensive than a Honda Odyssey

    I have these vehicles also. I find it amazing how it is difficult for people to grasp how much they spend in fuel. Someone I know said it best they are just used to buying fuel. This is called a paradigm something we are used to doing even if it costs more. Anyone with basic business skills...
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    End of my Mercedes Era

    First I have to tell what happened yesterday I was in front of a Jaguar that looks almost like a Model S. A guy pulls up next to me in traffic and starts asking questions about the car it was priceless. We already want to buy the X when it drops and as much as we drive with two electric cars may...
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    So, why did you buy a Tesla?

    I own the base model nothing extra except the pano roof and it is better than almost every luxury car out there. It is fast and just an engineering marvel. There is no doubt after owning for a year this is the best car my family has ever owned.
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    Firmware 5.9

    5.9 is great My 40KWH Ideal miles varied between 140-147 Rated miles was 121-128. It seems this depended on the weather.
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    Firmware 5.9

    5.9 looks great I got the prompt this morning and installed my ideal range is at 160 rated is a 138 I have a 40KWH so there is a change in the range calculation.
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    Folks who stretched: Will you do it again given another chance or regret buying Tesla

    I would not have bought a car this expensive previous cars VW Jetta and Honda Van. Typically I would agree that buying a car in this price range is a waste of money. But the more research I did prior to purchase the more the obvious answer was staring me in the face I could not avoid. I was...
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    So just how reliable is the Model S?

    I have had the inverter replaced and windshield motor. Tesla fixed it under warranty. I would concur the car just gets better the more you drive. We have over 16000 miles and what is interesting my wife said just the other day the other cars feel cheap compared to the Tesla. Funny thing is she...
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    Ugh. Another Model S fire - 2013-11-06

    I think it is pretty comical people believe we are defending the Model S because we own them. This whole fire issue is in my mind ridiculous. If the Model S were catching on fire spontenously I would think differently. However, in all of these cases the car struck objects on the road. Gas...
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    Firmware 5.6

    I called prior and just went in to the St. Louis center and they updated the car to 5.6
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    Model S Accident/Fire

    The video just confirms more why I bought the car it is really safe. There are many people who would not have walked away from a fire like that happening to their vehicles. The car detected a problem itself and told the driver to pull over how many other vehicles do this?
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    What's you low budget S config?

    This is a great thread my config is the no longer available 40/60 and the pano roof nothing else. I don't think people really understand what they are getting with this vehicle. Even with my meager configuration it blows most cars out of the water. I get asked about it almost daily.
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    NHTSA crash tests results/videos

    Ok so lets break this down Model S already awarded best car of the year. Now the Model S is safest car on the road. Translation. The Model S is the best car on the road.... I say go ahead and brag Tesla you deserve it.
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    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    Niiiiiiiiiccccccceeeeeee. Yea the neighbors come out in droves when they see the car. I have already given many rides in the car and the response is the same people are floored. The car is just awesome.
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    My initial thoughts/feedback on my 40/60kwh Model S

    After having the car for almost three weeks and 2300 miles later I conclude the Model S is a great car. So I have to disagree with anyone who doesn't think it is. People see the car and are just amazed at the tech inside. The car is impressive in pretty much all aspects and these guys are new to...
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    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    Got my VIN last week 10357 finished all paperwork and today my Tesla app connected and my DS said my car is in testing :biggrin: wahoo
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    40 kWh Delivery Timing

    Got our delivery button P10360 Black 40/60 standard air Piano roof
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    Looking for St. Louis Tesla Enthusiasts

    Also just found this thread after learning about it at the st. louis autos show last night. I'm 10360 black 40kw pano roof.
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    St Louis Auto Show 1/24/13 - 1/27/13

    I knew the car was nice but after my wife and I saw it and could sit inside we are excited to get the car. Also Liz G and Flasher Z I appreciate the time u took showing the car to us. Just counting down now the Model S was the best sedan at the show.
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    Latest "Finalize your order" date

    I received my finalize button on 12-20-2012 completed 12-29-2012. Black Pano Roof 40KW still pondering upgrade to 60KW - - - Updated - - - Oh and my page says it is at the factory being built although since it is a 40 it will not be built until March
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    Is anyone actually buying the 40 kWh Model S at this point?

    I just ordered a black S40 pano roof. When will the s40 be produced?
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    Latest "Finalize your order" date

    Got a Black forty kwh model s reserved with pano roof. Now for the wait.

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