Hi Long time lurker, first time poster. We put our deposit down for a model X in November last year, but we are having cold feet about the doors and in particular the falcon wing doors. We live in Europe and often park on the street, including for the school run. In our current car, a fairly standard hatchback, the kids can simply open the doors by themselves and get in and out without any issues. We are worried that the process on the X for opening the doors, standing in the correct position, and then closing the doors, with four kids in tow, plus people walking on the sidewalk may create more stress than it is worth. This has been an ongoing debate between me and my wife over the past few months, and whilst it may cost more (because of tax) we may end up with a Volvo XC90 or Audi SQ7 (neither of which I really like) simply because they have normal doors! And normal seats on the second row that fold flat - another irritation with the X - but one that we can live with when compared to the doors. We love the technology, performance, and looks but my wife wants normal doors. We live in relatively wealthy area, but it is still mixed, and for some people spending over 100,000 on a car is an amount they cannot comprehend. It is a lot of money for us, but affordable, but we don't want the added attention. I know some posters love Tesla time, and I get it, but we are immigrants posted in Europe, and don't want to re-enforce the image of rich foreigners. I always think of Tesla in a positive light, but am just concerned that the falcon wing doors are overly flash. It is all incredibly frustrating. We can deal with the range issues, and the slight leap into the unknown as all of our experiences with Tesla have been absolutely fantastic, and I am confident that they will resolve any issues that occur, but we are really struggling with the FWD. It seems crazy to have solved one problem - electric cars, indeed range anxiety has never been an issue for us, to replace it with a new (unnecessary) one with the doors - even if they will fix them - I have never had to get a car sent back for a door to be fixed, or even had to think about the possibility of a car door not working! We have even tried to convince ourselves that the Model S would work, but with four kids and dogs it is just not big enough. In an ideal world we would like an X with normal doors (and the Volvo interior), but I know this will not happen. So in summary: 1/ the falcon wing doors - do they work in real family conditions, in particular in crowded areas e.g. pedestrians walking by, narrow roads parking on the side of the road, underground car parks with low ceilings, and how easy has it been to adjust to the doors, if you have had to adjust?; 2/ If you had the choice the now of FWD or normal doors - what would you select?; and 3/ the attention? I know some people have said that they felt like a rock star upon receiving the model X. Has this now died down? This is something that we don't want, we would prefer to be ignored and that the car is just a way of getting from A to B. Thanks for all your help. As a said above, am keen to finalise the order, but as I would only drive the car at the weekend, I want my wife to be happy, and comfortable with the doors. We have never had any issue with putting our kids in our current car, so feel that this solves an issue that never existed for us. Want to positive, and I am excited about confirming the order, but will certainly not fight my wife over this one if she cannot get comfortable with it, as she uses it far more than me.