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First Model S delivery in Seattle area

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by Francis Lau, Jul 13, 2012.

  1. Francis Lau

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    Several of us have heard that there will be a delivery in the Seattle area this or last week. Anyone got the scoop?
     
  2. DrDave

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    The rep was wrong? :rolleyes:
     
  3. brianman

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    What I heard was "this week or next" last Saturday, which I took to mean sometime in the 7/8 - 7/21 timeframe.
     
  4. Francis Lau

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    I was told 2 weeks ago that it was last week but I don't think it happened. Then, Brianman heard similar news too. I think I read another forum member post the same kind of news too. So maybe a delay but it could be anytime now. With 3 independent sources, I am guessing that it has a small chance it has some truth to it.
     
  5. brianman

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    Depends on who we heard it from. ;)

    I heard it from Lance @ Bellevue.
     
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    I suspect Tesla will want to trumpet the next set of deliveries, whoever they are for. So I'm skeptical of anything like this, given what Tesla's own blog had to say Thursday about refining things based on the test drive experiences and feedback. It just feels too soon, no?

    But I'm eager to read of new actual deliveries, whoever they're for, when they do happen! Especially the first "real" customers (with respect to founders, they're kinda special/different, from where I sit in the cheap seats ;-).
     
  7. Brian H

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    Probably also depends on the buyer, and how much he values his privacy!
     
  8. Francis Lau

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    It was not Lance, it was a different employee.
     
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    Well, yes. But I meant they would trumpet the fact, not necessarily who the buyer was. ;-) They can do that.
     
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    From the DC event, I asked a few people questions. But it seems to me each has an opinion but there are not a lot of facts. In that light I heard that the next group of deliveries will be in 1-2 weeks, all the Founders and a few more (whats that: 20-30?). i asked one guy about mine (S126) and he dug through some emails and guessed I would be Sept. That would be a month late from the estimate I got on the configuration response. One told me that Elon personally inspects each and every car. So I tend to agree, they may have a few details that they are holding up the line to clean up.
     
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    Hmm interesting, the photo looks a bit odd. Where was this taken?
     
  13. brianman

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    Yah, there's sunshine...in Seattle.
     
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    It looks like it has been processed with some sort of "blur filter". Makes it look slightly old like some of the Instagram effects.
     
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    I think the fact that the picture was exactly 612x612 pixels is a sign that it likely got processed through Instagram.
     
  17. EVNow

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    One of the little known facts - Seattle is one of the dryest cities in summer.
     
  18. brianman

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    I didn't say anything about the rain. I'm talking about the grey. :|
     
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    I am a Seattle fool with solar panels on the roof. The grey matters to them, rain or not. Seattle summers have far too much grey.
    Of course, the winters are worse.
     
  20. brianman

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    We should chat sometime about your experience with that, Rich. I'll become a fool someday as well.
     

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