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Well That Was a Disappointment

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Mike K, Jul 28, 2017.

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  1. Mike K

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    No demonstration or description of the AC vents, no real shots of the interior, no frunk shots, no trunk shots, no mention of charging, keys, anything. Just a bunch of questions. Weren't we told that he suspected a lot of people were going to be placing orders after watching this? Based on what? This was objectively bad. If I put $1000 down tonight was teased as the hook. It was supposed to be the final nail in the coffin to convince me I made the right decision and keep my order. I think it failed at that, hard.

    If anything I think this is going to result in people canceling reservations and the stock is going to get slammed Monday. Really disappointed here. I've been fan-boying this up to everyone and it's just a load of meh.

    Edit: Range of the $44,000 car is impressive. I don't want to be all dark and depressing.
     
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    Would agree; 30minute of fluff and no interior shots where all the questions and concerns have been over the past months.
     
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    get out of the line, let me get mine
     
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    and no signature red? :(
    So AP2 vs Larger Battery for $9000.....which one is better choice?
     
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    Pretty sure any cancellation would be a breath of fresh air to them. I think they have more reservations than they care to.
     
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    AP2
     
  7. Mike K

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    To be clear, I'm not trying to be Debbie Downer but go back and watch the Model S and X deliveries. They were basically final introductions to the cars and answered a lot of the questions that had been building up until their release. This was nothing. It was almost as if they wanted to maintain the optics of delivering cars but were afraid to show people too much. I can't think of why else they wouldn't show ANYTHING. I mean we saw nothing.

    Maybe it's the emotion of disappointment here. FWIW, it looks like the press got more information on the car and now that their embargo is up they can share it. Check out Electric regarding some of the unanswered questions such as the keycard which is indeed a keycard.
     
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    And then the actual deliveries were so underwhelming... "and here are your cars... good night!" Wth?!?!?
     
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    Mike, you have every right to be a Debbie Downer. That was horribly underwhelming. We basically learned nothing. And why am I being shown an animation of the interior when the "finished" production car is right there?! Take us inside the car. Show us the seating, the A/C vents, the main control panel, the frunk and trunk, etc. Something is just not adding up. Wasn't this supposed to get us excited?! I'm not cancelling my reservation but you can't tell me that event didn't leave a lot to be desired.
     
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    Ok, I'm glad I'm not the only conspiracy theorist here!
     
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    #11 Mike K, Jul 28, 2017
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    Hey remember the spaceship steering wheel that we were going to be so impressed to see how it worked?
     
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    I'm going to guess that some of the 30 didn't want their names or faces on camera. Some couldn't be at the event because they were working on the assembly line. Various reasons, nothing major.
     
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    They couldn't muster up one person for a live event to show their car? Come on. That is an absurd assertion.
     
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    Or the car that Elon drove into the stage...
     
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    Check out this link another member posted. Very informative. Much more so than tonight's "reveal event". Ugh, so disappointing.

    Model 3 Reservations FAQ
     
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    would you like to make an absurd assertion of your own? I'm all ears as to why you think no one was named or focused on.
     
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    I'm reluctant to admit I think they didn't want to show the cars for some reason.
     
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    It very much feels like they're well behind, again, and don't want 500,000 reservation holders to know. The car looks sweet on the exterior but why didn't we get to see the interior more? Just seemed weird. You know everyone wanted to see the car both inside and out.
     
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    At least one of the live streams someone did during their test ride showed how the vents work...



    DÆrik's live video showed it as well: DÆrik
     
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    I've since seen the Motor Trend video and some of the leaked details. That somewhat eases me but boy oh boy... I just have this bad feeling about why we didn't hear or see more tonight. I hope I'm wrong. I don't want to come off like one of the many Anti-Tesla, Tesla owners we have on the forum.
     
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