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Tesla Model 3 First Drive Reviews

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Qualchan, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. Qualchan

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    It’s been a week and there’s only a limited amount of information about the production Model 3 to be had. The awesome TMC Staff compiled this blog roundup of reviews right after the event (Model 3 Test Drive Review Roundup), but I only found it by searching the forum – it’s not on the Model 3 thread page. Below is a list of more reading for those of us who are starving for info on this car. There are also several YouTube videos by Bjorn and KMan that are informative.

    Tesla Model 3 review: first drive of Elon Musk’s affordable EV
    Tesla Model 3 review: first drive of Elon Musk's affordable EV

    A closer look at Tesla Model 3's spartan interior. And how it compares to the screen in the Model S A closer look at Tesla Model 3's spartan interior

    Tesla Model 3 first drive: this is the car that Elon Musk promised.
    Tesla Model 3 first drive: this is the car that Elon Musk promised

    These 3 Bloomberg articles are quite good:

    Tesla’s Model 3 Arrives With a Surprise 310-Mile Range: Elon Musk finally unveils the long-awaited electric car for the masses.
    Tesla’s Model 3 Arrives With a Surprise 310-Mile Range

    Driving Tesla’s Model 3 Changes Everything: We took one out for a spin, and have little doubt the age of electric cars has arrived.
    Driving Tesla’s Model 3 Changes Everything

    Camper Mode? I Went Camping in the Trunk of a $145,000 Tesla

    2017 Tesla Model 3: Everything We Know: Attempting to bring the EV to the masses.
    2018 Tesla Model 3: Everything We Know | Feature | Car and Driver


    Tesla Model 3 is well worth the hype
    Tesla Model 3 is well worth the hype


    Tesla Model 3 quick drive review
    Tesla Model 3 quick drive review | CarAdvice

    Here’s What Reviewers Think About Tesla’s Model 3 So Far
    Here’s What Reviewers Think About Tesla’s Model 3 So Far


    All the things the Internet hates about the Tesla Model 3 have me excited

    All the things the Internet hates about the Tesla Model 3 have me excited

    Driving a Tesla Model 3 is pretty damn awesome
    Driving a Tesla Model 3 is pretty damn awesome


    Your smartphone is the key for the Tesla Model 3
    Your smartphone is the key for the Tesla Model 3

    Yes, this post is a lazy mess, but I'm out of practice. Is it sticky worthy?
     
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  3. Qualchan

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    #5 TEG, Aug 5, 2017
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    I dislike when they quote base price, then optional specs as if they are from the same car. If they are talking about 310 mile range and 5.1 0-60 why do they quote the price of the (not yet available) base model? That kind of marketing doubletalk is annoying sometimes.

    Well I suppose for many people getting tax incentives, the long range version does come back down to around that base price once all is said and done.

    The article does go on to clarify everything... It was just that first paragraph that threw me off at first.

    The way Brits say "maths" there seems so odd to an American...
     
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    Close ;-)
    Would you mind mentioning the publication ?
     
  6. Qualchan

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    Sorry. Post #4 has the publications. It timed out while I made the original post.
     
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