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Mom's got a new ride

Discussion in 'News' started by JPP, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. JPP

    JPP Active Member

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    Model S on front page of San Jose Mercury News

    Test-driving Tesla's Model S sedan: Mom's got a new ride - San Jose Mercury News

    The only article above the review in the print version of the paper is the gun control vote.

    The review doesn't say much other than it can do the job for a soccer mom, is much more expensive than a 13yr old Civic, and that plugging in a big battery is far more convenient than going to a gas station.
     
  3. rcc

    rcc Model S 85KW, VIN #2236

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    That is precisely the point and it's a big deal for people who want a car, not a rolling statement about eco-friendliness.

    The S is the first EV that works as an everyday driving car for most people out there. You can forget about charging during the day and just drive.

    And for a soccer mom, not having to swing by a gas station is worth mentioning. One less stop. One less thing to plan. Just get in the car and drive.
     
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    :( The single comment at the bottom of the article...
     
  5. Jason S

    Jason S Model S Sig Perf (P85)

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    The guy that feels everybody should drive a $28K Camry. Think the same logic is used when talking about BMW or Mercedes?
     
  6. TurboFroggy

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    Meh I replied to the thread. The Nissan Leaf trounces a Camry in TCO (in fact most cars that get less than 25MPG and cost more than $25K), it's just math... :)
     

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