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Twice a Model S 90D owner but new to this forum

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by fgee, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. fgee

    fgee New Member

    Jun 5, 2017
    Hello world!

    For a quick summary, I love cars; but more importantly, I also have a decent enough physics background to know that ICEs are a waste of energy for transportation, and my first attempt at owning an EV, back in 1996, ended up in a nono: I didn't want to hire the batteries (this was a Peugeot 106 electric).

    I have known about Tesla since 2014; but what I wanted was to replace my main car with an EV, and the SC network in France was too sparse. Also, I wanted the facelifted version.

    So, when I was contacted by Tesla for a CPO facelift 90D (which is what I wanted), and knowing about the SC network in France at the time which was more than adequate, I rushed to get it, and I did. That was in September 2016. And when AP2 came out, I placed another order, and traded the one I already had for the new one. 37000 km on the old one, and now 9600 km on the new one.

    I drive a lot.

    This may be commonplace in this forum, but I'd never trade this car for another one. Part of it is for the car itself, but a huge part of it is also the SC network.

    Since then, I'm a happy camper. But since I'm a guy who likes technical stuff, this forum seems to me the best place to learn more and make my Tesla yield more as well.
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  2. SamT

    SamT Member

    Oct 16, 2014
    Northern Virginia
    Bon Jour fgee, welcome to TMC and glad you are enjoying your 90D, I can't wait for my model 3 to arrive.
  3. SageBrush

    SageBrush 2018: Drain the Sewer

    May 7, 2015
    New Mexico

    Owning an EV in 1996 puts you in the top 0.01% of forward thinking consumers. I look forward to reading your opinions.

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