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Model 3 display events in Australia

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by nuckles, Aug 20, 2018.

  1. nuckles

    nuckles Member

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    Who is going to be the first to post a model 3 Pic today from one of the Australian stores. I will be in Brisbane about 12.
     
  2. RussellJ

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    #2 RussellJ, Aug 20, 2018
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    model3_1.jpg model3_2.jpg On my way to the office I popped by Tesla Store in Martin Place @7.35am and there she is!!!

    There was a film crew all setup with a presenter in front, probably recording promotional videos.

    Store was closed but already had a sign indicating a closed event to be in progress for all customers who have ordered. However I don't think you will be turned away if you are around the area later in the day.

    Will head back later.

    Moderator: We have a winner!
     
  3. strykeroz

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    Nice find. Still a left hand drive example I see.
     
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    Those photos are of Trevor Long, he did a piece on Today this morning, which is what you were seeing.

    i don't watch today, I saw it on twitter: EFTM : + + on Twitter
     
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    Will a video do? Not me. EFTM : + + on Twitter
     
  6. RussellJ

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    Correct. Left hand for display at the moment. So no test drives just yet unfortunately by the looks of it.
     
  7. RussellJ

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    Ah! Thanks for that. I had no idea!

    The camera crew lighting they had setup really accentuated the lines of the car, it is very good looking in person!! I think there's going to be a flood of fresh orders now that people can tangibly see the Model 3.
     
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    Excited I have a reservation and off to see it at 3pm today in Brissy. So RWD LR, Dual Motor LR or Performance?
     
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  9. RussellJ

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    To the maxxx lol!
     
  10. 100KWH

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    Oh weird, I thought current S/X owners + M3 reservation holders get 'first access' tomorrow morning at 8am?
     
  11. RussellJ

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    I will walk over there in an hour or two and see what's up.
     
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    #12 RussellJ, Aug 20, 2018
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    model3_3.jpg The scene outside Martin Place store. At the very least over 100 people waiting in the queue to get a walk-through.
    The queue extends indoors where a brief discussion around the Model 3 occurs with all waiting.

    Gonna give it a skip for the next couple of days and will probably breeze through later in the week when it will hopefully be a bit less crowded.
     
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    Tesla Brisbane. 20180821_135501.jpg 20180821_135130.jpg
     
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    I attended the Martin Place store today. The queues were very long, around 90 minute wait to sit inside the car. As I had other commitments I blagged my way in to jump the queue to at least take some photos. This is one very good looking car! And fairly large - a little bit shorter than a Toyota Camry but a fraction wider. I will visit the store on a later date to actually sit inside it. I was told it would be there for 4 weeks.

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    I got in line at 1545 and managed to sit inside Model 3 at around 1800 (a 2 hr 15 min wait) and then only had 2 minutes to sit in the car. Will be planning another trip in a couple more weeks when crowds subside to spend more time in the car.

    The entry into the back seats was tight for me (I am 183cm tall) with the front seats fully extended back and entry into the drivers seat was weird from the left hand door. Need to really see a RHD model next year sometime.

    Here are my pics for the moment (my +1 for the RSVP event will be sending me internal pictures taken from another phone)
    Model 3 at Martin Place 1.JPG Model 3 at Martin Place 2.JPG Model 3 at Martin Place 3.JPG
     
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  16. RussellJ

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    Good to know about the space, we are the same height. So I will be keen to test this as well!
     
  17. meloccom

    meloccom Moderator Aus/NZ

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    Moderators note:
    Merged Model 3 threads.
    Please keep the excitement to one thread please. :)
     
  18. Chuq

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    Can you merge this one too? :p Tesla Model 3 in Australia
     
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    meloccom Moderator Aus/NZ

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    Renamed to Model 3 display events in Australia as I think this a bit separate from the other thread.
    May merge all threads later.
     
  20. 100KWH

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    I'm glad I didn't show up to my RSVP for this morning - looks like '8-9am' would more pan out to something like '8-11am'. Gotta be at work to make the dollars for a M3 :p

    That said, can't wait to spend more than 2min with the car in a few weeks. Looks awesome, thanks for the pics all who braved the wait!
     

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