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Tesla Warranty

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by AGR, Jun 22, 2007.

  1. AGR

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    Does anyone know what the warranty parameters will be on the Roadster?
     
  2. AGR

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    From this video which is quite informative it would seem that the warranty on the Roadster will be 4 years / 50,000 miles and the battery pack will have an extended warranty.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUPIEhONii8
     
  3. Takumi

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    At the end of the video, they talked about a "Hall Pass" given to Tesla from the CHP. Can anyone elaborate on this?
     
  4. TEG

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    I have to imagine it was a joke. Perhaps the driver got stopped once, and was let off with a warning when explaining that they are testing a prototype. I am not aware of any official way anyone can get a guarantee of such freedom from the regular laws.
    Maybe next time a different officer who isn't so lenient might be the one that stops them, so they really do need to be careful.
     
  5. green01

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    I'm sure it's a joke.

    On Memorial day I say a Tesla Roadster turn onto Bing Street (the location of Tesla's San Carlos office), then about 12 seconds
    later, a police car turned onto the same street at high speed, clearly chasing someone. Of course, the Roadster was long gone in those twelve seconds.
     
  6. TEG

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    Maybe Tesla will have high turnover in their road test department.
    There could be a long line of ex-staff who no longer hold a valid drivers license! :-\

    A big company like GM would have a "private proving ground" where they could wring out their cars without such concerns.

    Tesla's HQ is in a busy area, so the "on street" road tests definitely have some risks.
     
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    GM's problem is that most of their electric cars never make it out of the proving ground.
     
  8. TEG

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    LOL :D
     
  9. AGR

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    Is the warranty 4 / 50 and longer for the batteries as mentioned in the video?

    Isn't GM the only manufacturer so far that had EV's leased to customers in California?
     
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