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User since 2007 - Model S 85 owner now at Freiburg/germany!

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Tachy, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. Tachy

    Tachy Member

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    Hi there,

    after following the Tesla community since 2007, the dream come true and now i'm a happy driver of a Model S 85 since december'14 after driving an Opel Ampera (similar to Chevrolet Volt) for three years!

    it's a steel grey one with autopilot sensors and tech package.

    at home:
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    Hochblauen/black forest
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    All the best

    Johannes
     
  2. stevezzzz

    stevezzzz R;SigS;P85D;SigX;S90D;XP100D;3LR

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    Welcome to the forums, Johannes, and congratulations on your new S!
     
  3. youpidou

    youpidou Member

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    Congratulations ! Looks gorgeous :biggrin: !
     
  4. Krugerrand

    Krugerrand Well-Known Member

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    Welcome and gratz!

    Can you tell us your view on how Tesla is being perceived in Germany, at least within your circle?
     
  5. Tachy

    Tachy Member

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    thank you all!

    Well, the people here love Tesla, especially those, who has driven one, the press is fighting against almost all e-cars and the automobile industry sleeps as well and feeds the press ;) That's the situation here in germany.


    Many people expects to drive over 140 mph on the german autobahn, so they are not sensible for reasonable arguments for electric driving. We need the speed limit here.
     
  6. Phil K

    Phil K Member

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    Congratulations! I'm waiting for my S85, which has the same colour as yours.
     
  7. Krugerrand

    Krugerrand Well-Known Member

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    Do that many people actually drive that fast or spend that much time on the Autobahn? And aren't there sections (getting longer and longer) where you can't drive that fast?

    Thanks for your input. Enjoy your car!
     
  8. Rheazombi

    Rheazombi Member

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    I'm not German but I just spent a week driving on the Autobahn. I regularly drove 120mph, and still had people passing me!
     

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