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Test drive before purchase?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by jgillispie, Oct 28, 2016.

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  1. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Supporting Member

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    If you choose to test drive a M3 before you purchase NOW...then you might not get your M3 until 2019.
     
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    Test drive a Model S, the Model 3 will be slightly smaller and less lux bits. But drive wise, it should be very similar.
     
  3. Garlan Garner

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    I'm not sure about that at all.

    However, I'm not sure why there is a need to test drive. Its going to be frekin awesome.
     
  4. jgillispie

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    That's what I was thinking. I've test driven P90D but that's nowhere like what I'm going to get with the 3. I'm going to schedule a drive in a 60 at some point and see if I really can't live without a speed upgrade.
     
  5. Garlan Garner

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    Oh boy...are you sure you want to do that? lol

    You might get hooked on speed. <----- you know what I mean.
     
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    That's what I thought about the trunk (yes, I'm one of those). :p
     
  7. Randy Spencer

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    I hope not. Those new seats in the Model S hit me right in the top of the spine. Why do they stick out and why cannot they be adjusted up or down? There were a few Model S 60s that I was thinking about buying instead of waiting, but the rear headroom and that seat headrest were what broke the deal for me (and someone beat me to them). I would HATE to discover something I cannot live with, in a $58,000 car.

    -Randy
     
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    The impressions I got from the interior via the videos so far have been worrying. I´ll definitely not blind-buy.
    I´d rather wait longer than purchase a car that I might not like.
     
  9. igotzzoom

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    At this point, I'm all-in. My first "test drive" will probably be when I pick mine up. If they get demo cars in before mine is delivered, might go test drive one with my wife for s**ts and giggles, but not a requirement for me.
     
  10. EvilNuff

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    A bit of an old thread resurrected but my local Tesla store said they have been told that they will get a Model 3 Q1 next year. They will contact local reservation holders to schedule a test drive at that time.
     
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    I'm not hitting that order button until I test drive a 3, I don't care if I have to wait longer.
     
  12. Garlan Garner

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    Fine with me.
     

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