[Oeva-list] leaf stuff
rbstewert at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 10:15:45 PDT 2010
Yes, well stated, and I am feeling the same way. I was almost thinking of getting off the mailing list for awhile until this passes.
BTW, I was hugely disappointed in something on the Tesla last weekend. Couldn't believe it!
Happened to be in Newport Beach, CA on PCH where there is a row of high end car dealers, Ferrari, etc. Here there was a Tesla dealer, and since I never actually sat in one I thought, what the heck. They had a beautiful white Sport convertible model on the floor for a cool $150,000, and said they would be happy to deliver it to Oregon.
I had been reading about the car for a few years now, was really thrilled at what Tesla has been doing, and now had a chance to sit in one. The first thing I noticed was how uncomfortable it was to get in and out of it. But when I closed the door, it sounded like a cheap tinny Toyota from the 60's! I couldn't believe it!!! I opened and closed it several times.
Nothing against Toyota. I own one, and would buy another. I just wish Tesla would have put more effort into a practical car that people could afford. Maybe it's just me, but for $150g I want the door closing to sound a little more solid.
Looking forward to see what the Leaf door sounds like.
On Jul 28, 2010, at 9:09 AM, John RA Benson wrote:
> Hey there -
> I don't want to sound like a grouchy old guy (i'm not!), but is it possible for someone tech-savvy to create a oeva sub-list dedicated to the leaf? At this stage, most of the conversation around it is really specific and not so much generally EV related. It's great that it's becoming a reality, but I can't be the only one on the oeva list not in the market and who doesn't care about it.
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