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Arizona - Phoenix and Tucson Corridor

Discussion in 'Mountain/Southwest' started by gjunky, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. Matthew049

    Matthew049 Member

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    yah, i believe in what they're doing so i dont mind them having my $ for all that time. im glad to say ive been with them for so long. i put the $ down in person when i visited their L.A. store. im embarrassed to say i havent even been to the scottsdale store yet. i'll try to get there this weekend i think. i try and buy their stock up too when i can. i think they're the apple of the car industry. (altho im a droid guy) tesla.jpg
     
  2. MarkR

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    I'll claim poverty . . . and the 60kW car.
     
  3. Matthew049

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    finally stopped into the store today. spent a lot of time there and sat in the S and took some pics etc. they said they're getting a production model S on friday. it's going to be another white one. but it should be fully functional and exactly like the ones that are on the road. they said they're getting rid of the signature red one. a little silly cuz now they'll have two white ones. but i guess having a signature red one is kinda silly too since no one can order it anymore.
     
  4. phx182flyer

    phx182flyer P11051

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    Are they getting another Pearl White or just the plain white? It would be nice to be able to compare the 2 whites.
     
  5. Matthew049

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    ^ o, good question. that i dont know.
     
  6. tesla2012

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    I went to fashion square store yesterday and saw the production model S. It is regular white, fully functional however they can't offer test drives yet :(
     
  7. NuclearPowered

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    Have any phoenix res holders taken delivery or gotten a window yet?
     
  8. Matthew049

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    i was driving to work last week and saw a black one turning east from 7th ST onto Thunderbird RD. so someone's got one..
     
  9. kishdude

    kishdude P #130

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    P#130 Performance/Brown/Tan/Carbon Fiber/85W/21" Silver Wheels to be delivered to Arizona with delivery window 12/9-12/23. Finally! Just got the email. Can't Wait!
     
  10. napabill

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    #90 napabill, Dec 4, 2012
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    P-83 took delivery of a non-perf/brown/Tan S on November 28th. Plan on driving it to Tucson on the 28th of the month. It will be spending winters in AZ.
     
  11. kishdude

    kishdude P #130

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    Some info for Arizona people.

    Financing - was told by my DS that Tesla doesn't provide financing in AZ, but the Tesla website sent me the names of both BofA and Wells Fargo. Went through the process with Wells Fargo and was told that the max I could finance was $64K at a 4.99% rate for 60 months. My credit is not an issue. I read on the forums that PenFed credit Union was giving 1.5% for up to $70K so I went through the process with them. I was approved fairly easily, but had to call them 3-4 times to get an update. Even though I am approved, they will not fund the loan unless the MVPA shows only $70K due. This is kind of an issue which means that you have to wire the difference between the purchase price and the $70K to Tesla for them to issue a MVPA with only $70K due. This seemed like a major hassle for me and I didn't want it to delay my delivery so I said forget it to the financing and decided to just pay cash.

    AZ Delivery - Apparently AZ is one of four states with some weird restrictive laws that doesn't allow Tesla to sell directly to customers here. As a result, unlike other deliveries that you may have read about on this board, there can be no Delivery Specialist that can accompany the vehicle here. It is simply put on a carrier with a driver and dropped off at your place. When I asked how I can get the training that others have gotten when they received their vehicles, I was told that either they can do the training over the phone or maybe a video. This is sub-optimal for me, so I had a trip planned to the SF area on business and asked if I can do the factory tour and training there (albeit not necessarily on my car). Tesla said this would be fine and I'm doing this on Monday.

    I still haven't received my final MVPA yet, but it should be coming soon. Don't know exactly when the car will be delivered, but my window is 12-9/12-23. Hope this info helps other AZ Tesla customers.
     
  12. johndoe74

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    Does this also mean that after receiving the car, you will have to go to MVD and get the plate yourself?

     
  13. kishdude

    kishdude P #130

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    I don't know about this yet. I'm hoping that I do get some type of temp registration. I'm going to have to change the license plate anyway to the Alt-Fuels blue plate (with some vanity lettering) and I'll probably have to go to the DMV for this. I doubt that Telsa would be able to do this right off the bat and I don't want to risk any complications.
     
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    You can print a tag good for three days from the dmv website for a buck. I use it when buying cars from out of state. You can get as many as you need.
     
  15. MarkR

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    On another thread, an Arizona owner noted that his S came with a 30 day California plate. Plenty of time to deal with DMV.
     
  16. ron8853

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    Electrician recommendation

    Apologies if this has been asked previously...

    I am looking for a reliable electrician in N. Phx/Scottsdale area for 240v receptacle install in my garage. Preferably someone familiar Tesla requirements.
    thanks
    Seq #11226
     
  17. napabill

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    I used Solar City up here in NorCal and they did an excellent job. And they definitely know Tesla requirements. Pretty sure they're in the area.
     
  18. MrEd

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    Will be visiting Phoenix/Scottsdale 12/15 - 12/17. A very good friend has researched and "observed" the Model S, but as all you Arizonians know, AZ state law does NOT permit test drives except through "autorized dealers (which Tesla, of course, wisely has not created)." I hold reservations on two Model S sedans (delivery 2/13) and was hoping a Model S owner in the Poenix/Scottsdale/Fountain Hills area might offer my friend a "test ride" in exchange for lunch while I'm visiting him (Monday, 02/17 would be ideal). Please Pm me or message back on this thread if you would be available and interested.......
     
  19. sujayvora

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    Congrats! I would think that you could go to the store and get someone there to go over everything with you.
     
  20. kishdude

    kishdude P #130

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    Just got a call from my DS. My car is on the truck and is being delivered on Sunday! P#130 P85/brown/tan/CF/21. Vin #1758.
     

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