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Men's Health Model S Review

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  1. ToddRLockwood

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    #1 ToddRLockwood, Jan 18, 2013
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    Tesla Model S Review | Men's Health

    The spirit of Tesla, summed up in two words, "Why not?"

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    UPDATE: From the brainstorming dept... How about if we adopt "why not" as the TMC slogan? I can see shirts, jackets, hats...


    Why not?
     
  2. VolkerP

    VolkerP EU Model S P-37

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    glowing. :smile:
     
  3. Objective1

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    Best written review yet! The author gets the "We want a better future (and by better, we don't just mean greener or poorer)" attitude behind Tesla.
     
  4. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    I think this article best sums up why I got a Model S. Why not? Yeah I'll take that.

    And from the article: "The difference is that with three-year-olds, “Because I said so!” is generally a sufficient enough answer, when pressed."

    Well I remember as a small child me not letting that phase me. I pretty much always followed up with "That isn't a real answer." Now that I am an adult I disagree with my 4 year old self. "Because I said so," is a perfectly adequate response.
     
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    Seriously...BEST REVIEW EVER!

    Gotta go read it, this guy GETS IT!
     
  6. Iz

    Iz EVs are here to stay

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    Fits most of my characteristics... except location. :biggrin:
     
  7. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    I like this one:
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    This is the second time I've seen:
    The charge times I'm aware of are:
    • 110V/12A - Forever.
    • 220V/40A - 8-9 hours
    • 220V/80A - 4.5 hours
    • Supercharger - ~90 minutes (I think)

    Where is the 6 hour number coming from?
     
  8. Al Sherman

    Al Sherman It's about THIS car.

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    Yeah. I love the "Why can't you just start at awesome?"
     
  9. brianman

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    It's especially fitting with the "no launch control, full throttle from 0" EV experience.
     
  10. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    #10 dsm363, Jan 20, 2013
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    Some automotive journalists seem to frequently either make up times or confuse multiple factors when they quote times (depends on the battery pack size too). That guy at The Detroit Bureau website refused to revise this charge times even after Tesla's calculator was online.

    This seems like a well written, researched review so they might have just mixed up the charge time for the 60 kWh pack or something.
     
  11. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    I was mulling over that theory as well, but -- until recently -- there weren't any 60 kWh vehicles around for them to get that number from anyway.
     
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    I too loved "Why can't you just start at Awesome?"


    But he forgot to mention Superchargering across the country is free.
     
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    Great review... makes me want a Model S so badly. Hopefully only a few more years. :D
     
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    At least that's the plan. It doesn't exist unless there are pictures of all the sites.
     

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