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Support needed for non-performance M3 Owners

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by ByICE, May 19, 2018.

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  1. ByICE

    ByICE Occasional member

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    Do you experience any of these?

    1. Sweaty palms when accelerating, followed by a panic attack: I don’t have enough power, should have waited for performance version…..

    2. No more skiing, no AWD….

    3. No more long trips planned, not enough range, AWD will have longer range…

    4. I only have one motor, that makes me half the person I used to be.

    If you do, you have NPAD (Non-Performance Anxiety Disorder).

    Treatments are limited:

    1. Upgrade to AWD, performance M3. Expensive treatment.

    2. Sell your non-performance, get E-bike. Pretend you are true environmentalist. Modest cost.

    3. Keep it, get a AWD decal. Make extra effort to drive fast. Low cost option.

    Any other ideas for treatment? We need help.
     
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  2. shrspeedblade

    shrspeedblade Member

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    1. Remember for 90-99% of your driving usage the two cars would be essentially identical.

    2. Go on several trips of a lifetime with all the money you saved.

    3.St....oh darn it all, I'm upgrading my configuration tonight! ;)
     
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  3. boaterva

    boaterva Supporting Member

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    Not that I will ever order one, but I can’t wait to see how much Tesla thinks the market will bear! :eek:
     
  4. steven415

    steven415 Member

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    Honestly, as a California owner who has my car for 3 weeks i'm happy with saving some money. I would've probably gotten the AWD, but that's really a luxury here in the Bay Area.

    The 3 is plenty fast and most drivers will never use the full potential of it.
    The most important thing is the tax credit. $7500 saved is the most important piece. If you can get that plus AWD, you are lucky.
     
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