Tesla Model 3 Production in 2 Years

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    tesla!!!!!!!!:)
     
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    When I hear reliability, I think of the chance the car could strand you due to breaking down. I think most of the Tesla complaints are about auxiliary systems. While door handles not popping out might still strand you, many would buy Tesla again even with the problems. Of course, with most coming from other luxury brands, they might be use to the problems.

    I suspect the Model 3 base will not have as many high tech features, like the pop out door handles and automatic doors, in the interest of keeping cost down. That could mean less potential problems.
     
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    It'll be quite interesting to see where the cost-cutting comes into play between the Model 3 and the Model S/X versus keeping the features that set a Tesla apart from a BMW etc. Too many features cut out and they lose the "Tesla" appeal. Too many features remaining and they will take away sales from some potential Model S/X buyers (most likely S since X is more towards the SUV market).
     
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    AWD was expected. It is an option among most of the ICE competition.
    The S might be getting a 100kWh pack to push its range over 300 miles. The more important question I think is what the range of the base sized pack. This will determine how affordable a Tesla has gotten.
    I wasn't thinking it would be that fast, even in top of the line performance trim.
     
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    Yep got up at 04:30am UK time for the Model 3 reveal and 5 mins after the reveal, I placed a pre-order. Obviously, there are still question marks remaining but I really liked what I saw. I can see myself driving that car and enjoying owning and driving it. Already started lurking tesla forum and looking forward to teslachat. That means my presence here will decline over time but I don't expect that to be noticed :) exciting times ahead.
     
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    thanks for digging up this thread, we made some funny posts.:cool:
     
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    quoted price for replacing the Model S60 traction pack works out to $166.00 per kWh. That's already pretty decent. The Bolt back is somewhere in the $150's ... makes me wonder what prices will be once the gigafactory is up & humming along.
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