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Sunnyvale Dealership Collision

Discussion in 'Model X' started by T3SLA_S, May 26, 2018.

  1. T3SLA_S

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    Test drive of an X results in test driver backing into Sunnyvale Showroom. X and S suffer damage. Test Driver hits accelerator as opposed to brake and accelerates through glass front to showroom.
     
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  2. Jayrod

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    Wow
     
  3. jelloslug

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    God I hope there was a security camera to catch this.
     
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  5. Haxster

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    Are you sure it was a Brake-Accelerator mix-up?

    My guess is that it was more likely a Drive-Reverse confusion. (The stalk on the S and X are, IMO, intuitively backwards...it took me a while to get used to it.)
     
  6. cwerdna

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    I wonder if creep was on or off.
     
  7. HookBill

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    Well, this couldn’t have happened at a Tesla owned location as they don’t have “dealership” locations :p
     
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  8. itskv

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    Did the test driver have to buy both? You break, you buy?
     
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    If I am not wrong they changed it to you touch it and it is yours not long ago ;)
     
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    Wow. The S and X in that showroom are pretty far apart. How it damaged both I have no idea.
     
  11. T3SLA_S

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    Not sure. She was backing (lurching) then claimed to try and hit brake and accelerated backwards into the showroom.

    When you are backing an X in the front lot (outside) just outside of the showroom and accelerate through the plate glass window, to the showroom, you end up inside of the showroom with the X colliding into the S which had been sitting in the showroom.
     
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    Alright!

    That's 3 more cheap low mileage cars for the CPO programme.
     
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