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Hello there from Aachen, Germany

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by MacSlow, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. MacSlow

    MacSlow New Member

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    Greetings torque-greedy crowd!

    While still processing the impressions from my first test-drive (of a Model S P85+) in London last Friday, my mind is already in the midst of sorting out ordering-options, car-insurance details, garage-charger preparations and the like.

    Despite being german and being used to left-steering-wheel cars and right-hand traffic, the 30 minutes in the right-steering P85+ in London's city- and motorway-traffic really blew me away... and I say that as somebody who rides really fast motorcycles in his spare time! What a beast that car is! I hope to get everything sorted out in August, so that I'll be able to take delivery of my P85+ before the year ends.

    Hopefully there will be also a Supercharger installed closer to my hometown soon. Right now the nearest is 165 km away (~100 miles).

    Question for the german Model S owners here on the forum: What car-insurance did you opt for? I'm currently favouring Gothaer.

    Best regards...

    MacSlow
     
  2. ltreasure

    ltreasure Member

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    Hi MacSlow,
    I was with Gothaer already before. The deal between Tesla and Gothaer seems quite good, so I am going for Gothaer again.
    Might be that some others have better (cheaper) conditions, but I never had a bad experience (at least so far...) with them.

    Regards,
    Steffen
     
  3. PaulusdB

    PaulusdB Mayor Gnomus Vintage Limb

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    Welcome to the club, macslow.

    Once you've got the car delivered and the home charging installed, you'll notice that there is no need for a Supercharger nearby. SuC's 165 km away (in either direction) are sufficient for a same day return journey or the first leg of a multi-SuC journey.
     
  4. Geoff57

    Geoff57 Member

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    Hello and welcome to the club,

    I don't yet own a Model S, but will test drive one this Friday in Munich. I live in Regensburg and have a supercharger about 10 minues from my house.

    Let us know how the ordering process progresses.

    Geoff
     

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