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The tjllew Roadster story

There's a 2010 Roadster new to Seattle since Nov 2021. Yep - just in time for Thanksgiving!

I've wanted a convertible electric for years. Also love the Lotus Elise. And blue. Talk about a Slam dunk match!
Found this one in Chicago and I'm always looking for an excuse to drive it. My BMW 328i is no longer fun!

I have #539: Electric Blue 2010 Roadster 2.5 base, 40k miles. Powder coat sport wheels, premium audio and nav. Professionally rebalanced batteries and that "leaky cabin" common to Roadsters was sealed. Still get some Seattle rain on freeway drives, otherwise dry.

Was a bit worried about manual steering, but it's fine once the wheels are rolling. Handling just as wonderful as my BMW and road feel actually a bit better. Didn't think anything could out handle a BMW!

Being so low to the ground is a hoot. Don't notice it till a car or for sure truck pulls up and towers over me. Then in 3.9 secs they are just a dot in my rear view mirror.

Quiet, fast acceleration that makes me chuckle. Funny how this car makes a lot of others want to go fast!
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I'm a pretty pokey driver usually, but it is fun on Pac Hwy, to have someone at the light revving a loud annoying motor that gets left in silent dust on green.
 
Was a bit worried about manual steering, but it's fine once the wheels are rolling. Handling just as wonderful as my BMW and road feel actually a bit better. Didn't think anything could out handle a BMW!

Being so low to the ground is a hoot. Don't notice it till a car or for sure truck pulls up and towers over me. Then in 3.9 secs they are just a dot in my rear view mirror.

Quiet, fast acceleration that makes me chuckle. Funny how this car makes a lot of others want to go fast!

Your description really made me smile and miss #609!
 
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