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Any Model 3 RHD Test Drives Yet?

Discussion in 'The UK and Ireland' started by Roy W., Jul 6, 2019.

  1. Roy W.

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    For those that have recently visited a UK Tesla outlet, two quick questions:

    1. Do the showrooms now have RHD Model 3s on display?
    2. Are any of them doing Model 3 test drives yet?
     
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    none in Canary wharf London, TG Chris used the LHD version which was filmed around Canary Wharf
     
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  3. interbear

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    Visited Bristol (Cribbs) earlier this week. No RHD Model 3 on display, they have a silver LHD model.

    They said they’d have RHD test drives available in “a couple of weeks”. This means 2 weeks in my world but in Tesla world it could mean anything :D
     
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  4. Roy W.

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    They told me the exact same “within a couple of weeks” at Digbeth four weeks ago. :D
     
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    recon every available car went to an owner for the Q2 push. Will probably syphon off a few from the next batch
     
  6. WannabeOwner

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    I have a (booked) Model-3 test drive. I think could have had one "now" but I told the salesman that I wasn't in a hurry and to choose a date that suited him so the End-June rush could cool down, that date is a couple of weeks away.
     
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  7. fakoriginal

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    They told me last week that they had no idea when they were getting a model 3 for test drives and I'd probably know before they would.
     
  8. Waiting4Three

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    I think I remember seeing the West Drayton showroom having an RHD on display.
     
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    Since when? I was told by Heathrow on launch day that there would be no spare RHD drives for them to use for quite some time. If there is one there, I may need to make a detour next time I am passing... still got a few things that I want to check.

     
  10. DaveW

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    Bristol supposedly have test drive 3’s as of Thursday, according to someone in one of the Facebook groups who drove one Thursday (they’d just arrived / been handed back maybe)
     
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  11. WannabeOwner

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    There was a RHD there on show (performance) at West Drayton on 29 June ...

    or it might have been a customer's car that we, and everyone else, was crawling all over !!
     
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  12. Waiting4Three

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    It was more than a month ago and was display model and not for test drive.
     
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    MK have a LHD show car at the moment. My wife spoke to their sales manager a few days ago and he mentioned test drives should be available shortly - no actual date specified though.
     
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    Interesting. I'm on the list for test drives but haven't been contacted yet about it.
     
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    I've got a test drive coming Tuesday week.
    My local showroom having burnt down (Gatwick) it's the "mobile sales team" who're sorting me out.
     
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  16. Rob R

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    Yes, if it were Tesla China, check again in 10 days. Tesla anywhere else, don't hold your breath.
     
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    My friend was just at the mall in Bristol and took this picture:
    So I’v no idea what’s going on!
     
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    I saw this in the Birmigham showroom on Monday....
     

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    That’s been taxed since some point this month. So unlikely to be an early bird delivery and return.
    Someone also said Heathrow had a RHD. So I guess they waited until the Q2 rush was over.
     
  20. WannabeOwner

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    There was a M3P RHD in the showroom at Heathrow being crawled over by punters at the end of June ...
     

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