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Old 08-10-2018, 09:53 AM   #361
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A number of the reviews I've watched mention it having fairly poor ride quality. That bummed me out.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:50 AM   #362
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A number of the reviews I've watched mention it having fairly poor ride quality. That bummed me out.
I didn't think that was an issue.
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Old 08-10-2018, 06:58 PM   #363
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A number of the reviews I've watched mention it having fairly poor ride quality. That bummed me out.
Apparently they switched to softer shocks/springs after the first few thousand cars were produced. So the reviews could've been based on early production cars.
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Old 08-11-2018, 02:38 PM   #364
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I just drove the model 3 performance.

I want one.
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Old 08-11-2018, 04:01 PM   #365
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The "Preformance" version is $10K more. Then to get the lowered suspension, 20" wheels and upgraded brakes you have to pay another 5k.
(Edit: It seems no one can even confirm what comes in which of these packages )

The regular AWD seems like the sweet spot.

But, the performance versions are shipping faster so it will still maximize the chance of the $7,500 tax credit.

But there's also a $2k NY state tax credit that I'll lose if I get the Performance package because it exceeds the $50k base price requirement.

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You’re probably right on “normal” awd being the right play, but the Performance is the only one that tempts me.
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Old 08-11-2018, 05:27 PM   #367
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You’re probably right on “normal” awd being the right play, but the Performance is the only one that tempts me.
I'm thinking of the Performance AWD version but without the $5k upgrade for brakes and 20" wheels. I don't want 20" wheels. I wonder if the suspension changes are key though.

Upgrading would cost me $8250 or $12,000 depending on whether the non-performance version would arrive before Jan 1.
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Old 08-11-2018, 06:28 PM   #369
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That is incredible!! You’re talking super car territory !!
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Old 08-11-2018, 07:01 PM   #370
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The sales guy drive first. After driving a few mins he came to a stop and said, "I'm going do full acceleration now. I recommend putting your head back against the headrest before I start"



He wasn't exaggerating either. It feels even more intense when in the passenger seat for some reason.

Pretty sure I'm getting one. Not only is it fun that is actually usable on the street, but traffic in and out of New York City has been frustrating me lately. I think this car will be more pleasant to drive in stop and go traffic.
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