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Old 03-19-2013, 11:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Tesla Model S Spotted in Canada

I'm putting this under "Success Stories" because I believe the Model S (and Tesla as a company) is, so far, a Success Story.

I had my first Model S sighting on Sunday. This is the first time I've ever seen one in person.

I was driving East on Hwy. 17 just outside of Rockland (East of Ottawa), and it was going West.

Very nice to see that car in the wild! Has anyone else seen them out and about? Anyone know a Model S owner? Sure, the car isn't cheap but it's a heck of a nice looking machine and just happens to run on electricity. For someone in the market for a luxury sedan who spends most of their time commuting to work and back, it seems like a great option.

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Old 03-19-2013, 12:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Didn't see any in all my time on the Wet Coast this winter. Which is a bit of a surprise, considering I saw two Fisker (bad) Karma's.

I believe I know of someone who has ordered a Model S - member of EVCO and occasional poster here on EcoModder (about his Roadster).
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Old 03-19-2013, 02:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I've actually seen 3 of them so far!

unfortunately I do not know anyone with one, or any electric car for that materr
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I believe I know of someone who has ordered a Model S - member of EVCO and occasional poster here on EcoModder (about his Roadster).
Thanks for the link to that thread... time to introduce myself as one of the "evil" four!
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There are a few Tesla Model S specimens on the road here in Orange County, California. (Lots of electrics in general here, especially Volt and Leaf but also a couple Fisker Karmas and a few Tesla Roadsters). The S is a nice looking car.
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My brother in law had a ride in one and it really ticked me off. He sends me a picture with a message saying, "hey look what I just had a ride in...a t t tesloo? whatever that is..."

HE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW WHAT HE WAS RIDING IN!

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HE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW WHAT HE WAS RIDING IN!
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I saw a black one about a month back on a small state highway in the middle of no where western Wisconsin... I nearly pee'd my self with excitement.
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...I nearly pee'd my self with excitement.
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