What's the Temp's opinion on Tesla Motors?

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  1. Wolvenreign
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    Wolvenreign Transhuman Satanist Furry Technocrat

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    Hey guys! Gotta say, I love the look of that Tesla Model S! I always dream of stuff like this where it just leaps a quantum mile.

    What are your guys' opinions on these cars?
     
  2. Qtis

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    Have been inside one, would buy one if I had the moneyz. The price is 120000€ ($160k+) so can't afford one. The only problem with the Model S and other ecars is the battery capacity in the winter times. At the moment the driving distance is about halved in the winter time.

    ps. Norwegians buy the Model S regardless of the short driving distance, but they have a nice tax benefit for elec cars anyways..
     
  3. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    I sat in one and felt sexy. But I want to own one. :sad:
     
  4. Costello

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    It's amazing

    you just need to read this to be 100% convinced: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla_model_s

    :wub:

    I'll never be able to afford one, unfortunately, and even if I did I probably wouldn't be able to charge it properly or anything. It will most likely not be possible where I live, not within the next 20 years at least...
     
  5. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    That cartoon is actually really funny. :D Holy god. ^_^
     
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  6. nukeboy95

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    I really like how they sell them, also the Tesla Roadster has one of the best bucket seats iv ever sat in.
     
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    Has Top Gear UK ever had one of these on , would love to hear Clarksons view..
     
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    Great marketing, great features but god they are too expensive. You can get 2 of last years or 2 year old Mercedes Benz for the same cost.
     
  10. Joe88

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    I need my engine to roar and scare small children

     
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    I forgot
    My boss was really close to buying one a couple months ago, not entirely sure why he didn't end up buying one really, it seems like quite a nice car.
     
  12. ProtoKun7

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    I read that the other week; it's a great advert for one. I know I'd like it regardless of how unlikely that is.
     
  13. Veho

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  14. Costello

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    I was wondering about that too. He probably has another job, or his parents are/were filthy rich?
    Or maybe this is just a very convincing commercial :P
     
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    Costello, cmon, we all know you make like quadrillions daily from this site, BUY ONE NAO! :P

    I'd positively love to have one. I saw one parked outside the Anheiser Busch Brewery last year when I went to California. Not running or anything, just parked, but still a really nice car.

    And no transmission? Sign me up. With the amount of times I've had to put a new junkyard tranny in my shitbox '95 Infiniti G20 (twice so far), please, take my money that I don't have.