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Old 28th August 2015, 06:55 AM
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I bet that got a reaction from those who've driven them!

But look at this: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl...=BBD082615_BIZ
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Old 28th August 2015, 08:24 AM
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Its interesting that it was marked down for the "quality of internal materials". I raised this with their rep at the annual meet and in a subsequent email pointing out that they were competing against top end cars at that price and it was just not as good in that area.
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Old 30th August 2015, 02:00 PM
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The other disappointment is that it did not achieve the factory 0-60 time.

http://www.autoblog.com/2015/08/20/t...e-as-promised/

Reading a bit more about this, it appears that is because Tesla used 1-foot rollout for published figures for P85D, but used true 0-60 for their other models.
Its a real shame they were not clear about this, which also calls into question their claim about beating the McLaren F1 time which is without rollout.

With the new Ludicrous update P85D will probably match the McLaren, but they should have waited and not gone to press with false figures.

Still wouldn't stop me from buying one, just that I didn't expect such underhand tactics from this company.
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Tesla has no grab handles (which I need to get in and out) FFS
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I have just been across to Belgium (Driving through the Netherlands) on holiday in the 8 and saw 2 Grey model S Teslas




One was doing a steady 120kph in the middle lane as I wafted by - twas the door handles that alerted me to its presence.




The other was doing a steady 90 on the back of a recovery vehicle
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The other was doing a steady 90 on the back of a recovery vehicle
I know I shouldn't, but.......
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