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Old 09-03-2013, 11:01 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Ryland View Post
I think what is going to help them to keep selling cars is to build a smaller car, even if it's not any cheaper, the size of the Tesla S is the biggest complaint that I have heard, the car is huge!
I've heard it was huge too, but the first one i saw in person wasn't any larger than any other luxury car.

Tesla Pays Back U.S. Early as Musk Aims for Affordability - Bloomberg
That car, not yet named, would be priced below $40,000, and reach consumers in “three to four years,” Musk said in an interview today on “Bloomberg West.” It will have a range of about 200 miles (322 kilometers) per charge, he said in the television interview.
I wonder if the target of 200 miles at $40,000 is factoring in the cost of batteries going down. If not, hopefully it'll be really aerodynamic.
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