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Great Model S review video from the UK

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  1. Trev Page

    Trev Page Member

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    My Youtube account popped this up as a suggestion to watch. It's really quite good and positive.

    Tesla Model S: The Electric Car Weve Been Waiting For? - XCAR - YouTube

    Pay attention to the comments section on the Youtube page. You'll notice noting but positive comments about Tesla in the UK which is in direct contrast to a lot of negativity I run across from comments posted from the US.
     
  2. Mayhemm

    Mayhemm Model S P85+ "Lola"

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    I noticed that as well.

    Brits haven't benefited from cheap gas all these years, so maybe they aren't as culturally attached to their ICEs and are more willing to see the advantages Model S offers.
     
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    Maybe the UK will become the demand agent for Europe that Tesla was hoping Germany would be.
     
  5. Mayhemm

    Mayhemm Model S P85+ "Lola"

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    A few niggles (obligatory mention of "range anxiety", where did he get his performance numbers from?) but I'm willing to forgive those due to his clear excitement and enthusiasm for the car.
     
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    Even the positive reviews have trouble getting all their facts straight.

    "The Model S, and Tesla, is the brainchild of Elon Musk. . ."

    The company was founded by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning. As per Wikipedia: "Both men played active roles in the company's early development prior to Elon Musk's involvement."

    "Elon named his company after Nikola Tesla. . ."

    It was Martin who came up with the company name.

    "Nissan's Leaf and Tesla's Roadster really only do about a hundred miles to a charge."

    And of course, the Roadster was rated for 244 miles -- at least in the USA, by the EPA's reckoning.
     

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