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Discussion in 'Model S' started by Plug Me In, Nov 26, 2013.

  1. Plug Me In

    Plug Me In Member

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    And I'm not sure how I feel about it. My wife's car is in the shop, so she borrows the Model S to go out to a play. For the 7 months I've owned the car, she's been somewhat intimidated by the size, cost, and just "differentness" of the car. She's only driven it 2 or 3 times. She gets home last night and says, " You know, that's a pretty cool car, you just walk away! I like it now!".

    This could be trouble. Also, her car's in the shop because she hit a deer.
     
  2. brandonmbeard

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    I would suggest a Model X reservation.
     
  3. Yggdrasill

    Yggdrasill Active Member

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    Don't let her near it if she plans to hit a deer with it. ;)
     
  4. Jaff

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    I would recommend acquiring a CPO Roadster...it's small, fun to drive, easily hidden, and you will still be able to get your electric drive fix should your better half keep "misappropriating" your S...:wink:
     
  5. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    The first important fact you need to accept is it is no longer 'your Model S'. Once you acknowledge that, it will be easier to think through your options and either order that P85+ you've had your eye on, put a reservation in for an X, or pick up a CPO Roadster.

    Let us know what you decide!
     
  6. Plug Me In

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    Hmmm… Maybe I should have a talk with my son. "Mom needs a Model X now. Start crossing those private universities off your list." Long range plan was to replace our Plug in Prius (the deer-damaged car) with Gen III Tesla. We'll have to see how hard the Tesla bug takes hold over the next few weeks.
     
  7. Tempus

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    i know that feeling. we're trying hard to make the wife's 10 year old passat last until we can get a Gen 3.
     
  8. Twiddler

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    Just sold MY 10 year old Passat last night, which I replaced with a Model S (several months ago, just wasn't ready to let the car go until recently). Took it to Carmax. $2000.00. Going to put that into $TSLA so I can buy a next-gen roadster when it comes out!!
     
  9. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    This was true from the moment he reserved. There really should be a 12 step program for it.
     
  10. yobigd20

    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

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    Just wait until Tesla has almost fully autonomous driving cars. Then get her one.
     
  11. Mhotep

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    LOL. I hope my wife learns to love my Model S. Right now she hates it and I haven't even gotten it yet. I am going to have to put a smoke detector in the garage because she's worried it will catch on fire and burn her LS460.
     
  12. mnx

    mnx 2013 P85

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    LOL

    Just wait until she drives it... Our 2nd car never gets driven anymore. :)
     
  13. Plug Me In

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    You're the first western VA owner I know of! Martinsville is considered western right? You two should get plates to the effect of 99/100 #1 and 99/100 #2
     
  14. ibcs

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    You are on a dangerous slippery path my friend. Once your wife likes the car you will find yourself without it. Purchased a roadster CPO for summer fun. Now it's my daily driver and my wife has the Model S. Beware...

    That said, I enjoy the roadster so much I couldn't be happier!
     
  15. Mhotep

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    Yep. Never saw a Tesla until I test drove one couple of weeks ago. Been trying to talk a couple of my fellow physicians into it. Th I no they are waiting to see mine.
     
  16. huntjo

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    Couldn't hit a deer in a safer car than a Model S
     

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