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Portland OR Delivery (June 20th)

Discussion in 'Model 3: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by RunPDX80, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. RunPDX80

    RunPDX80 Member

    May 17, 2018
    Portland, OR
    Took delivery yesterday afternoon.


    They had 4 other deliveries all occurring simultaneously so the delivery bay was hot (as it was nearly 100F in Portland!) and crowded. The delivery was fairly smooth, albeit a bit too hastily rushed. Fit and finish get an A, only a couple of minor issues being resolved by a follow-up service appointment: where chrome trim 'peaks' on each C pillar there was residual paint, passenger side plastic mirror trim was bowed slightly out, and the most egregious appears to be a fingernail indentation right in the middle of the dash in front of the passenger.


    In any event, this car is way more than I could have ever imagined. I had test drove one a handful of months back for a brief time, however, when something is yours and you have the chance to spend a lot of time examining and driving... it's a whole different perspective.

    Within about 37 miles the auto-pilot had calibrated and I was off to the races. The car negotiated freeway transitions, harrowing, but successfully. Amazing! However, I was cruising along and as I was approaching an overpass... BRAKES ENGAGED firmly and abruptly. I had read about this phenomenon a few weeks back and couldn't believe it. Well... believe it!

    Other than the aforementioned, I am stoked. This car is an absolute game changer. It makes everything else look archaic. For those still waiting... keep the faith. I am a convert and a believer. This is the future!!!

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  2. ChrisH

    ChrisH Active Member

    Jun 4, 2013
    Milton, wa
    Does anyone know how autopilot and systems like Honda’s lane keep assist differ?

    Why is Tesla recently having the problems with the overpasses?

    Also, congrats. I still can’t decide between white and MSM.
  3. clove503

    clove503 Member

    Jun 22, 2018
    Portland, OR

    Thats the same color/wheels and location I plan on taking my Model 3 delivery. I still am waiting for either the Portland or Washington Square location to get a M3 in so I can at least SIT in one. Although, I haven't called either in a couple weeks to see if they have one for show (I doubt it).

    Cheers and enjoy!

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