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Want Tesla Jr.

Discussion in 'Future Cars' started by Gynob001, Oct 22, 2014.

  1. Gynob001

    Gynob001 Member

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    I would love to have a junior Tesla S for my retirement.
    Very compact, 2 seater, trunk enough to carry groceries and a couple of 22" suitcases, about 100 Hp equivalent, 0-60 in 8-10 seconds, range of about 500 miles, quiet as a whisper with road noise completely cut off, great sound system, great navigation, voice control, capable of self driving, .....$25K rot 30K?
    It doesn't have to look like a traditional car... and egg or oval shape? Hovering without wheels/tires? 60K?
     
  2. Chuck P85D

    Chuck P85D Member

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    puff puff pass, man. you're holding it too long.
     
  3. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    My thought exactly as I read this!

     
  4. SmartElectric

    SmartElectric Active Member

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    My Smart Electric Drive is a two seater, 55kW peak power, < 9 seconds -> 60mph , range of 70 miles, quiet.
    Current price is $130/month taxes included.
    This little car is a hoot to drive, and many owners admit to turning into hooligans from red light to red light due to it's low weight and high initial acceleration.

    You could then buy a $40K used two seater gas car for longer trips.
     
  5. Ampster

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    Yep, I have one too. My plate reads TOYTSLA and it will be the compliment to the Tesla that I hope to buy in 2016.
     
  6. anticitizen13.7

    anticitizen13.7 Enemy of the Status Quo

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    I don't think such a vehicle will be available until at least 2025.
     
  7. Red Sage

    Red Sage The Cybernetic Samurai

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    Gynob001: Sounds like you want a Fiat 500e or Chevrolet Spark EV with a Tesla Motors logo on it.
     
  8. anticitizen13.7

    anticitizen13.7 Enemy of the Status Quo

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    500 miles range was a listed requirement though, and a Spark EV or 500e will be out of power long before then! That and no Supercharger access...
     
  9. Red Sage

    Red Sage The Cybernetic Samurai

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    I'm sure they can make it 500 miles... while being towed behind a Winnebago.

    ;-)
     

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