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Support needed for non-performance M3 Owners

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

  1. ByICE

    ByICE Occasional member

    Jul 14, 2013
    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 Rideshare Monkey

    Sep 29, 2015
    CA, United States
    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

    Apr 2, 2016
    Northern Virginia, USA
    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

    Jan 19, 2018
    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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