Tesla Model 3 - Are you buying?

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Tesla Model 3 - Are you buying?
When gas prices rise
0% (0 votes)
When my paycheck comes
11% (3 votes)
In the future
67% (18 votes)
Yes
22% (6 votes)
Total votes: 27

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I know this is a repeat of an old thread from over a year ago (this revival is inspired by the Model 3 battery pack thread) but the first cars are on the road, we have 21700 batteries powering them and we have insights like these.

https://electrek.co/2017/08/24/tesla-model-3-exclusive-battery-pack-arch...

https://electrek.co/2017/08/22/tesla-model-3-body-alloy-mix/

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Where is the “no” option?

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leestrong wrote:
Where is the "no" option?

+1  wink

Bort works for Tesla, that's why the no option is missing.

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I like the technical concept (on all Tesla cars), but the design isn’t my cup of tea (yet). I have only owned/driven Coupe style 2 doors so far and I am looking forward to a Tesla sports coupe in the future.

Like a new version of the initial concept:

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keengeorge wrote:

leestrong wrote:
Where is the “no” option?

+1  wink


Bort works for Tesla, that’s why the no option is missing.


I wish, i sure could use an employee discount Big Smile

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I once heard that working for Tesla is like giving up your life to Elon Musk. Work or your life. It sounds like they only want people that devote  200% to their work.

 

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keengeorge wrote:

leestrong wrote:
Where is the “no” option?

+1  wink


Bort works for Tesla, that’s why the no option is missing.


Looks like there will be no on the no option.
This poll should be in the commercial sellers section. Wink

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I see that Bort hasn’t learned anything since the last poll didn’t have a “No” option Facepalm

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I have little need for a sedan. I could go for a full size AWD panel van though.

The low mode should be lower.

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No.

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None of the above.

I always think long and hard before I say something really stupid.

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Nope! EV are still in their infancy… Mostly battery recharge time and capacity

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Once the infrastructure of charging spots is built up I’d bet that they will increase sales in a very big way.

Prius has been around for 20 years and is very common. Back in the late ’90s there was some skepticism about how they would do but they got over the hump and other companies have followed suit with similar cars.

Once chargers get set up in most major cities I’d bet that a number of other companies will release their own cars. It’s not cheap striking out on your own, but I’m glad Musk is pushing the envelope.

To tell the truth I’m more excited about his home battery setups than a car. Cars depreciate so quickly and wear out. A home setup with efficient solar panels will be very attractive to many homeowners and might well make a house more valuable.

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Until I can carry 10, 4×8 sheets of plywood, tow my boat, or cargo trailer with a Tesla, then no. My wife has a Honda Pilot, and even that’s too small

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No Tesla for me. I’d want a plug-in hybrid, so I could recharge from the mains, or generate power from petrol if I had to. Bonus points if it has a solar panel on the roof Smile

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Yes, as soon as they bring out the one you can recharge for another 600 miles of range in 1 minute and 40 second version, likely called the tesla 3 petrol model Wink

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Mine should arrive in Q1 2018

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no thanks

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I will never buy an electric car. Period.

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atbglenn wrote:
I will never buy an electric car. Period.

You will when every car is electric
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niktak11 wrote:
atbglenn wrote:
I will never buy an electric car. Period.
You will when every car is electric

I’m 65. That will never happen in my lifetime.

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atbglenn wrote:
niktak11 wrote:
atbglenn wrote:
I will never buy an electric car. Period.
You will when every car is electric

I’m 65. That will never happen in my lifetime.


It will if you live a couple more decades
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I can’t wait for it to happen. I’m about to start buying parts for my second electric bicycle. The first one had a decent amount of power, but now I want to build something that’s incredibly indecent.

The low mode should be lower.

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Yes, I would like one someday if they keep this up
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No, we have the Nissan Leaf for pool cars at work and the range is only 140 km or 87.5 miles.
Charging could take up to 2 hours.

That is why I just bought a hybrid…2017 Lexus ES300h…40 miles/gal! Way better than my 4 banger 2005 Honda Civic.