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Coast-to-Coast Model S to go to Lars Anderson Museum

Discussion in 'New England' started by Robert.Boston, May 17, 2014.

  1. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    I stopped by the Watertown SC yesterday and saw, much to my surprise, one of the two Model Ss used on the LA-to-NYC record-setting tour this winter. Matt told me that he had gotten Tesla to donate it to the Lars Anderson Automotive Museum. The museum had been trying to get one for its collection, and Matt had the good sense to realize that this piece of automotive history needed a good home.
     
  2. bhuwan

    bhuwan Active Member

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    Wo nice.
     
  3. jamtek

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    Wow...this is fantastic. Bravo.
     
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    Good that the car will be "adopted".
    Will they pull the batteries to make an inert display?
     
  5. freds

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    Actually we should correspond with the museum and test various storage protocols for long life of a battery pack.

    Though I think an interesting museum display would be the car wheels at almost waist level; say transparent columns with the battery pack dropped and the top removed if Tesla would permit.
     
  6. JRod0802

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    I put some pictures of the cross country Model S at the Watertown SC in the Random Model S sightings thread last Friday.
     
  7. RDoc

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    If you go to the Lars Anderson museum, be sure to go downstairs to see the electric car and home charger there. The car is pretty cool, and the charger looks like something out of an old Frankenstein movie.
     
  8. tga

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    I wonder if the museum donation idea fell apart? Skboston had it for a loaner last week; see here.
     
  9. bhuwan

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    I have it for a loaner today. The car, as I believe, is an inventory car.
     
  10. tga

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    I see Mat's signed up for the Mt. Washington climb. As the organizer, it's your duty to talk him into driving up in that car. :wink:

    Hmm... For sale? Nah, that's a bit over the top, even for me. :biggrin:
     
  11. bhuwan

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    If it's still around, hopefully he'll bring it ;-)
     
  12. skboston

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    I had the pleasure of having the car for the weekend while mine was in the shop:

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    It's the car that spent an year in Lars Anderson Museum and now it's possibly for sale, as it was just pulled out of there and when I got it they didn't even had the chance to clean it up as all the other cars.

    It's low mileage P85 with almost every option black on black interior.
     
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    I am messing around with the car, got bored and screen captured the nav from jab 2014 some interesting locations!
     

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