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Model 3 everywhere!

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by MarsBar, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. MarsBar

    MarsBar Member

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    Over the long holiday weekend I was in the Napa Valley and was shocked at how many Model 3s I saw on the road. I know the Bay Area is a hub of Tesla sales, but it seemed like the Model 3 was the most popular car on the road this weekend (and that's not an exaggeration). Whatever production problems Tesla had, they seem to have resolved them (at least in terms of getting cars to customers). Wow.
     
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  2. Shygar

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    I drove to San Diego over the weekend and easily saw 100 Model 3's on the road (not counting the trucks full of them coming from the factory). They really are everywhere in CA.
     
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  3. mtndrew1

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    LA is similar these days. I tried to get into the wrong one in the office parking lot recently. I see at least twenty per day driving around.
     
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  4. ℬête Noire

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    This is the core of why I want to do a colour wrap. The Model 3 is about to get "Camry" popular and I've long been perturbed about having to filter through Midnight Silver** Camrys to find ours in the parking lot. :p

    ** I think Toyota calls it something different but in Tesla nomenclature that's the colour.
     
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  5. GregRF

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    My dad is waiting on an AWD 3 in Minnesota and is out visiting me in California. He hasn't seen a single one in MN, but we counted 19 as we drove around on Sunday between Santa Cruz and Los Gatos.
     
  6. WileyTheMan

    WileyTheMan Peanut Gallery Member

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    And yet, I drove up to the Santa Rosa area a few weeks ago and I encountered no Tesla, much less 3s. Maybe I was just unlucky but it was strange to me.
     
  7. SgtLou02

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    I am seeing the same here in South Florida. I usually see at least 4-5 every afternoon it seems going to get my son from daycare. The local Tesla store in the mall is always packed with curious people which is great to see!
     
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    I see at least one Model 3 per day. Last weekend, my wife ran a couple of hours of errands in the Frisco, TX area and she stopped counting after seeing ten Model 3’s.
     
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    I've three or four 3's in Salem, OR, but there are a ton of S's and several X's running around here.
     
  10. Gavyne

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    CA is very Tesla-friendly, with pretty progressive agendas. Tesla needs to load up the coastal cities with Superchargers. It seems the closer to the beach you go, the more Model S3X you see.
     
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  11. ℬête Noire

    ℬête Noire Active Member

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    Have you checked the US Supercharger map anytime in the last 4 years? ;)
     
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  12. Gavyne

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    I know, but they are always full! We need more! :D
     
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  13. woodisgood

    woodisgood It's walnut, beech

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    See at least ten a day here in SF and Marin. And that’s without really keeping an eye out.

    My wife and toddler and I like to guess how many M3s we’ll see for any given drive. It’s a fun game.
     
  14. xpitxbullx

    xpitxbullx Member

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    I just returned from a week in Detroit.

    I never saw any Teslas of any model on the road the whole time.
     
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  15. ChrisH

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    Lol yeah I’m in western Washington and saw 10 model threes this weekend.
     
  16. ℬête Noire

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    As thick on the ground as SC are in CA, there are far more grey [planned & in construction] pins there than current SC. Though Tesla is going to need to balance that now with Model 3s going all over the place that Tesla hasn't traditionally sold into so they really need to fill up those longstanding NA holes like North Dakota, West Texas, Arkansas (it's this weird little hole), and Canada.
     
  17. Robmil

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    I was at Point Reyes national seashore (north of SF) last weekend, and there are 3 free charging stations at the visitor center and all 3 spots were model 3 with different colors! (including me). Also, when I was on my way there passing by Fremont factory, I saw three trucks loaded with model 3.

    The only bummer is that I lost my SAE/J1772 adapter in the Point Reyes charging station :(. Apparently I did not notice that the adapter was attached to the charging gun and forgot to take it.
     
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  18. MikeATL

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    I saw an M3 in my townhome community.... at least it wasn’t Red like my order or else I’d have been pretty sad! :D
     
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    I was in Santa Cruz last week for 3 days, and only saw one 3 the whole time, actually in San Jose near the airport. Probably just dumb luck of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Saw a lot of S's though. Was visiting my dad - turns out he's got 2 reservations for 3's, just hasn't used them yet.
     
  20. MarsBar

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    I'm glad I wasn't just in the right place at the right time. It reminds me of back when the BMW 3 series was everywhere. I actually don't see that many BMW 3 series anymore.
     

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