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Anyone else in the T.Dot going ludicrous?

Discussion in 'Canada' started by sundoc, Jul 19, 2015.

  1. sundoc

    sundoc Member

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    So is anyone else here considering this?

    Full disclosure... I've already emailed our Mississauga SC asking for a little more info, and to be slotted in :)
     
  2. elecanuck

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    Emailed yesterday AM for an upgrade spot! My wife thinks I'm an idiot...:tongue:
     
  3. sundoc

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    LOL your wife and mine must have spoken!
     
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    Well mine was different. Got a 85D since 1 month and wife texted me: "Did you saw the new tesla models? We should upgrade to the 90kwh battery if we can!"

    I was like.. "o_O wth just happened?"
     
  5. Judge Advocate

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    I can't believe some people are wanting to upgrade from an 85 kw to a 90 kw. Save your money people, for the 105 or 120 kw coming out next year.
     
  6. Jaff

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    I emailed them on the weekend...:tongue: :wink:

     
  7. wayner

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    I believe the current term is The Six rather than T.Dot.
     
  8. Doug_G

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    Especially if you consider that after 50,000 km your car's range will likely be down 4-5% anyway...
     
  9. wayner

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    I am guessing that they are doing it for the 2.8s rather than the extra 5kwh of battery capacity.
     
  10. Biker

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    I'm looking for a Ludicrous reason to justify 2.8. Not there yet ...
     
  11. sandpiper

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    Anybody get a response with prices? I sent an inquiry and nothing yet. My car is due in for 20k service in about 2 months and I'd consider doing one or both of the upgrades.
     
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    Lessee ,much greater service life and much higher precision than the old primitive connector and fuse. The inconel will have less resistance than the old cheapo stainless so the battery drain will be lower. we might not be able to measure that but it's maybe true, even.
     
  13. sataponw

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    I will probably upgrade just for the hardware upgrade and not really the 2.8s, hoping that the connector will be more reliable. I was at the Lawrence SC, they had no info yet. Also just emailed Mississauga SC.
     
  14. iKhalid

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    Tesla's customers base has obviously transformed from people who appreciated the concept (green environment, clean energy, ..etc) to people who want the speed :). It's really smart of Tesla to combine both to increase their market share anyway.
     
  15. Jaff

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    Some of us want both! :wink:
     
  16. Doug_G

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    I don't think so. They're offering Ludicrous upgrades for P85D. Elon said the power and capacity upgrades were almost completely independent.

    They're just packaging them together to optimize gross margins. If someone's gonna pop for Ludicrous mode they're good candidates for fully optioning out their car. This is just something to encourage them.
     
  17. FrozenCanuck

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    I'm interested to know what they are charging for battery upgrades. Does it depend on mileage? What does an 85 customer pay to get a 90 battery?
     
  18. Doug_G

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    Since you'd have to trade in your used battery, you'd probably take a bath on that.
     
  19. iKhalid

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    I didn't expect that some of you guys are actually trading in your batteries for a 5% difference. :)
     
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    I wish we had more details on the underlined.
     

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