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Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by mhh, Feb 21, 2017.
I notice Tesla is advertising for retail showroom staff for Adelaide. Great to see...
Where will the Adelaide Supercharger be then?
Probably a similar format to the Brisbane store - combined showroom, service centre and supercharger site.
Is there a suitable region in the city that fits the model used elsewhere (i.e. on major road, just out of the CBD)?
My guesses would be:
Adelaide City Council area: DA search
City of West Torrens: DA search
Worth pointing out that Adelaide itself doesn't appear on Tesla's 2017 supercharger map, so I wouldn't expecting anything until next year.
I think Mile End works well. Close to
city and on both the north south and east west axis.
Tesla targets South Australia market, with new Adelaide store
And at the end..
I guess this means they like the combination of one "store-only" and one "service centre/store/supercharger" per major city? I thought the Brisbane shopping centre one (Chermside?) might have closed after their Fortitude Valley site is open but it looks like they could keep both.
I met the new Ranger Tech who'll be supporting Adelaide. Nice chap.
I can't remember his name because I kept mentally referring to him as Aragorn (another ranger).
So is the Adelaide MYER pop up open? What cars do they have? Model X 6 seater? Has anyone done an Adelaide test drive?
It seems that Tesla may have identified a site for it's new permanent Adelaide store. I hear that it will be on the northern side of town in an area with attractive neighbouring cafes and shopping district so the possible sites I think would include North Adelaide and Prospect Rd. For now, the Adelaide Myer pop-up store is a reasonable alternative if you want to check out the Model X. It is on the ground floor of the Myer Store right down the North Terrace end. There are supposed to be HPWC being installed in the Myer carpark but they are not there yet. The pop-up has a RHD demo 7 seater X on the floor and a demo Powerwall to look at (Powerwall looks great - compact and stylish). They don't have a Model S on the floor. The staff product knowledge was variable (nice and friendly but some were definitely below the level of a Tesla owner or even well read Telsa researcher). I did get a fantastic test drive experience in a Model X90 7 seater with AP2 and 8.1 update which was nice.