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Old 07-21-2020, 01:13 PM   #1
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I bawt a Tesla

Ask me anything.
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Old 07-21-2020, 01:16 PM   #2
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It is blue

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Old 07-21-2020, 01:22 PM   #3
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Is that a picture of it?
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Old 07-21-2020, 01:26 PM   #4
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Yes.

It cost me $1000 to have it in blue. Any color but white is an extra $1000, but I just could not have white, due to the racial. So I made this ridiculous emotional choice to pay extra for a blue one
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Old 07-21-2020, 01:28 PM   #5
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it's lovely. I've never even sat in one. goes fast? handles well? cool tech?


what's you're favorite and least favorite thing so far?
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Old 07-21-2020, 01:44 PM   #6
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Hi UT! It's very pretty. Did you name it?
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Old 07-21-2020, 01:45 PM   #7
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and when are you getting married so we can decorate it appropriately?
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Old 07-21-2020, 01:52 PM   #8
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0-60 in 4.4 secs, I think it's like 345 HP

The instant acceleration of the EV is stunning. The throttle lag of the gas car is something we don't really think about. In all gas cars, when you put your foot down, there is a one-mississippi that happens before you get all of the go-fast power. Because the revs have to go up before you get all the torque. That's doubly true of the CVT.

But in the electric car, the acceleration is immediate - all that torque is immediately available and put to the wheels. It's breath-taking.

Most favorite thing: I guess, zero emissions - reducing my carbon footprint for transportation by half. But there are like 10 most favorite things

Least favorite thing: imagining that people think I'm bragging, but all I want to do is talk about how awesome it is and how they are secretly affordable and everybody should get one

You must try it out at the first safe opportunity. I insist
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Old 07-21-2020, 04:25 PM   #9
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0-60 in 4.4 secs, I think it's like 345 HP
Oh hell yeah!
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Old 11-02-2020, 02:23 PM   #10
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0-60 in 4.4 secs
4.2 secs, via the latest software update. Right now it's unclear whether they improved it, or whether they just changed the rating, after many testers found the 0-60 to be closer to 4.2 under real world conditions.

This means the $2000 "Acceleration Boost" upgrade now takes it to 3.7 seconds, if I ever have 2000 spare dollars just sitting around and I want to go really really really fast.

The "Full Self Driving" upgrade is now $10,000, after they released a new beta version which vastly improved the feature. When I first bought the car, this upgrade was $7,000.
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Old 07-21-2020, 01:54 PM   #11
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Cool! Pics of the inside? Getting a Tesla is on my list of things to do once I'm not hauling kids around anymore.
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Old 07-21-2020, 02:00 PM   #12
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Tesla actually requires that you name your car. My car's name is "Hope". It is looking to an optimistic future where tech improves things. Also an optimistic future where I stay employed and can make the payments.
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Old 07-21-2020, 02:16 PM   #13
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Old 07-21-2020, 10:45 PM   #14
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I will start collecting tin cans and hoarding shaving foam and string... what?
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Old 07-21-2020, 02:37 PM   #15
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Interior. I really dig the minimal design. No visible air vents, no dash indicators or controls, it's all on the touchscreen. The air vents are hidden and, like everything else on the car, are controlled by that screen.



I didn't get the white interior. That too would have been an extra $1000

All the seating material is vegan-friendly leather, it is nice
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