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  1. PDXFonz

    PDXFonz I’m listening!

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    Anyone own one? I’m currently investigating and deliberating. Looking at the Model 3 Long Distance.

    Overall thoughts?

    What kind of charger do you own? Thoughts?
    Installation cost?

    Performance - Take always?

    Just anything you’d share as an owner to a prospective buyer.
     
  2. Stevenson

    Stevenson Old School

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    My cousin owns one, a Model 3. Loved it so much, he bought another for his wife. They LOVE those cars. I was in it, unlike any other car ever. Incredible performance and looks. I personally would not want one because it's a giant screen inside and I spend my days in front of screens already.

    But they are special cars.
     
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    andalusian Season - Restarted

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    In laws have one, love it. Excellent car. Thought about one, but wife likes shorter cars for ease of parking. In addition they no longer have federal rebate, so more expensive than some other electric cars with similar range.

    If you do not mind the size - a much better option than the near luxury audi, bmw or benz that are currently available
     
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    barfo triggered obsessive commie pinko Staff Member Global Moderator

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    Anyone looked at the Lucid? I don't know anything about it but saw a commercial on TV...

    barfo
     
  5. Lanny

    Lanny Original Season Ticket Holder "Mr. Big Shot"

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    I was at Costco getting some tires and a guy was buying snow tires for his new Tesla. I asked him what he paid for it and he replied a surprising $65,000.00. I slapped my know sloping forehead when I realized I could have bought a Tesla for $15,000.00 less than I paid for my Volvo. I think you can now get a Tesla with about 300 miles of range.
     
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    Lanny Original Season Ticket Holder "Mr. Big Shot"

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    Teslas will park for you.
     
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    andalusian Season - Restarted

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    Not here in a way that makes sense given the way that our house is built on a steep hill. As I said, In Laws have one. We know them quite well and they are a great car - but wife clearly wanted a shorter car - and given the difference in price (because the Tesla no longer has the Federal rebate) and the length - she is a lot happier with her Kona (similar range).

    (The Model Y starts at $49,900, after CA rebates it is $46,500) - she wanted the higher seating position. Between Federal, CA and dealer rebates, she got the Kona for much much less. The Model 3 with similar range (the Y is just a raised 3, for all practical purposes)
     
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    We're standing outside his house and my cousin clicked a button on his keychain - both garage doors opened and both Teslas silently came forward and stopped in front of us.

    Very cool!
     
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