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Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by taurusking, Oct 20, 2014.

  1. taurusking

    taurusking Member

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    Hi Everyone

    After a long wait ...finally picked my S85 on 10/18/14 at the Dallas Service Center


    This is a truly amazing car and I did not mind missing the auto pilot features...


    Things which bothered me a little:

    a. Sun visor was too small and almost had me blinded.

    b. Cup holders too small and I wish rear seats had better storage.

    c. I know this is really low tech but I wished the mirrors have blind spot mirrors in them ( I have GMC Acadia Denali and they have blind spot mirrors in built). Now that D version is introduced with auto pilot features I am sure none of the new owners would want this feature that I am suggesting.

    d. I wish the 17 inch screen played video in the park mode. My kids really miss watching Disney videos on that big screen.


    Thanks
     

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  2. Hodginator

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    Congrats on the new car!
     
  3. DieAbetic

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    Congrats! Cute kids
     
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    Congratz!!!
     
  6. jay-bay

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    Wait...you're missing the autopilot features? I thought all cars delivered within the last few weeks were supposed to have these features already built in?
     
  7. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    Congratulations and good to see that new owners now are complaining of just the things the very first owners complained of ;) (sun visors, cup holders...)
     
  8. breser

    breser AutoPilot Nostradamus

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    I'd bet that this car has the new visors already. See the other updates thread.
     
  9. SweetP

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    Don't sweat the small stuff. You'll love it!
     
  10. smsprague

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    After 4 months with my Tesla

    I am fine with the sun visors
    I like the seats
    I like no center console
    Cup holders work for me only allow water in car
    Autopilot does not bother me - I like my MobilEye
     
  11. taurusking

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    I bought a loaner for the savings that it came with.

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    I am not complaining but I was driving a camry with lot of storage spaces etc and now that I am driving Tesla I miss the storage part ...

    I guess there is no comparison in the way Tesla drives...

    I know these are little things but hard to ignore first few days

    BTW... Does anyone know where I can get Mobileye installed in Dallas area?
     
  12. breser

    breser AutoPilot Nostradamus

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    Ahh then I stand corrected. It's very possible that a loaner car doesn't have the new visors.
     
  13. taurusking

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    I see that you recently got delivery of the car...how big are your sun visors?

    Do you have any picture...

    I wish I can order those new visors...This loaner car was built in June 2014

    Thanks
     
  14. breser

    breser AutoPilot Nostradamus

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    See this post, I posted a comparison to a June 2014 loaner I had earlier this week.
     
  15. morbot

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    The more I think about the cup-holder situation, the less it bothers me.
    I'm pretty sure that for a few years, I'm going to have a "bottle water only" policy with the new car. Maybe allow myself and friends bottled soda with a screw top. No fast food cups (or fast food at all) and no coffee.

    My current little Mazda is nothing special, but was my first "new" car and overall I've taken amazing care of it. But I had a Starbucks lid come loose once and I was finding dried caked in coffee in nooks and crevices for months :(
     
  16. JBourke

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    Congratulations. I am awaiting my Tesla (February) and will pick it up at the Farmer's Branch Service Center as well. I hope to see you on the road.
     
  17. AoneOne

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    I've found that I can eliminate the blind spot by following Car Talk's advice: Avoiding the Blind Spot | Car Talk
    It takes a bit of getting used to, but works very well.
     

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