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What are your favorites quotes about Tesla Motors?

Discussion in 'Tesla, Inc.' started by aronth5, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. aronth5

    aronth5 Long Time Follower

    May 8, 2010
    Boston Suburb
    #1 aronth5, Mar 2, 2013
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2013
    What are your favorite comments / quotes about Tesla, Model S and Elon

    Everybody has an opinion and thoughts about Tesla and Elon. Why not take a minute and post some favorites.
    Beautiful, well-crafted, cool, and seriously fast, the Model S isn't just the most important car of the year. It's the most important car America has made in an entire lifetime. -
    I am still grinning. WOW......
    This is all the car I was telling people it would be more than 3 years ago and MORE! Tesla more than delivered on its promise of building the best sedan out there. I didn’t think this level of vehicle was possible from TESLA. I knew it would be great, I didn’t know it would be earth shatteringly unbelievable
    So, fittingly, it's a spaceship. The Model S is the most impressive feat of American industrial engineering since, well, a couple of months ago, when Mr. Musk's SpaceX successfully launched and recovered a spacecraft that rendezvoused with the international space station.
    "In 50 years, we’ll look back on the internal combustion engine and see it as a giant anachronism, like the steam locomotive.” Elon Musk
    In one of his more colorful moments, Musk complained that Tesla was forced to do some ridiculous things to get parts in time. “We had to fly a lot of stuff,” he said. “When you fly something, it can cost 10 times as much as shipping by sea or rail or truck. We have to fly some tires from the Czech Republic. I wanted to punch myself in the face for that one.”
  2. Al Sherman

    Al Sherman It's about THIS car.

    Nov 29, 2012
    Batesville, IN
    Easy for me:

    Tesla Model S Review | Men's Health

    "Why can’t you just start at awesome?"

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    Honorable mention to this one:

    Return to Power: the 2013 Tesla Model S - Road & Track

    We rooted for the home team, but we gave our allegiances (and down payments) to the Germans and the Japanese, wondering if the American car companies could ever make a truly amazing car. Not just a good car-America makes plenty of very good cars today, thankfully-but a true game changer, a machine so breathtaking that the whole world must stop and sigh "wow."
  3. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

    Nov 10, 2011
  4. ggr

    ggr Roadster R80 537, SigS P85 29, M3P 80k

    Mar 24, 2011
    San Diego, CA
  5. XrstalLens

    XrstalLens Model S P1327 VIN P01867

    Dec 30, 2011
    Kirkland, WA
    First Drive: 2013 Tesla Model S

    "And then, blissfully, at one of the all-too-brief passing lanes created during road improvements for the winter Olympics, the truck oozes over to the right, I show the Model S the clear road ahead and, lulled by quiet comfort, stomp on the accelerator. At which point, we are apparently rear-ended by the Millennium Falcon."
  6. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

    Apr 2, 2010
    Ottawa, Canada
    I loved that quote.

    But I chuckled at:


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