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Tesla Performance Plus Package (parking Assist)

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by westholme, Apr 11, 2013.

  1. westholme

    westholme New Member

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    Recently, Tesla announced a Performance Plus Package for European buyers. Each item in the package may be purchased separately, including parking assist. With over 4000 Tesla S vehicles produced this year, there should be some way for Tesla to do the right thing and make this important, highly desirable parking assist option avaiable to USA "S" owners ASAP. Hopefully, it will be a Tesla Service Center install at a reasonable price point. Your comments on this matter would be appreciated.
     
  2. sp4rk

    sp4rk Banned

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    In my 40 years of driving, I've never seen the need for it. Then again, it wasn't around for the first 30!
     
  3. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    The easiest car to park that I've had was the DS-21. The Model S is the second easiest.
     
  4. bhuwan

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    I hope they add it too
     
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    I think the items that are available separately, like parking assist, are not part of the Performance Plus package. The Performance Plus package is it's own thing, and it available in the US, as well, for $6,500.

    Model S Options Pricing | Tesla Motors
     
  6. ZestyChicken

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    Well it's really $3,000 as the $6,500 includes the price of the $3,500 performance 21" wheels.
     
  7. andrewket

    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    This may not be true. There is a rumor that the website is being "corrected" such that the 21" wheel option has to be selected before perf+ can be selected.
     
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    I hope that rumor is wrong because tightening the suspension ain't worth $6,500...
     
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    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    I agree completely.
     
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    I'm going to move ahead with my order, as Park Assist isn't likely to be available in the near future (1-2) months.
     
  11. andrewket

    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    This is what I decided as well. I'm hopeful a retrofit won't be insanely expensive.
     
  12. bhuwan

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    Mentally, I'm accepting that a retrofit (at least fo Park Sensors) isn't likely - I'm probably just going to get something aftermarket installed. Lots of folks around here have had it done and the result has been awesome.
    if tesla allows retrofit, that would be great - but i'm not expecting it ;-)
     
  13. ZestyChicken

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    You're right. It's now $10,000 to add the performance plus package ($6,500 + $3,500 for the tires). What a ****ing ripoff.
     
  14. rcc

    rcc Model S 85KW, VIN #2236

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    Depends on whether they can splice or replace part of the wiring harness. If they can do that, a retrofit should work just fine. Although the retrofit could cost more than an aftermarket solution depending on how Tesla installs their sensors.
     
  15. Shakespear

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    Wouldn't the start of the production for Norway change the wiring for all future cars for the US as well?
     
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    I wondered that too.
     
  17. Shakespear

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    that is why I thought I would hold off ordering for a few weeks to see what pops up.
     
  18. bhuwan

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    I am too impatient and decided to move forward.
     
  19. andrewket

    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    I tried to get an answer on this last week and couldn't get much more than "July-ish" for US.
     
  20. bhuwan

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    Someone at tesla I presume? That's. a long while to wait...
     

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