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Let the test drives begin

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Discoducky, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. goyogi

    goyogi Member

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    Something they could do is deliver performance versions to all the stores and then through software limit the power available to the motor to mimic lower powered variations.
     
  2. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Sorry, you're a day late. There's a thread on that over here: Emulation-modes-for-dealer-test-drive-cars
     
  3. goyogi

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    Hah! I just saw that and was about to post the link. I'll let dbullard take the credit. Just give me the money. ;)
     
  4. AndyM

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    It was. First appearance was in Portland Get Amped... it's the first Model S I ever drove (*sniff*).
     
  5. Norbert

    Norbert TSLA will win

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    Perhaps any news on this?
     
  6. goyogi

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    Sorry, the stuff I do M-F to exchange my time and efforts for a Model S got in the way of making it down there.
     
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    I'm going for a test drive in that car tomorrow afternoon. The same store also has a non-signature, non-performance model in the store that is a production version. The specialist I talked with in the store said that it's not used for test drives, but the battery was low and they had it plugged in and charging. I'm thinking, hoping, that with a little persistence, patience, that a test drive of the non-performance car they've got might be arranged.

    The last EV I rode in was an EV1 when GM first started leasing them. I couldn't afford that little guy at the time, but was impressed with it nonetheless. Something tells me the S will, eh, blow the doors off that experience. :biggrin:
     
  8. iridium

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    I gave the Bellevue Square store a call yesterday and they have test drives going as well. I have one set up for Friday. Can't wait to get more seat time.
     
  9. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Queued mine for Thursday. :)
     
  10. Zorba

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    We "test drove" a beautiful white signature performance Model S yesterday at Dania Beach. Too bad we couldn't drive it ourselves because we have no US driver license, but the guy at the store was kind enough to take us for a spin!

    Of course I took some pictures and some videos, the last one is someone leaving for a scheduled test drive. God I love that acceleration! :D

    Tesla Florida - a set on Flickr
     
  11. NigelM

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    Happy that Tesla FL took good care of you! Next time try to make it to the west coast of Florida also, you'll be very welcome.
     
  12. Zorba

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    Thanks Nigel, we did stay in Naples for 2 days :).
    I told the guy (can't remember his name) to say hello to Graham, but he is out of town :)
     

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