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Thread: Truck load of the new Tesla S...
02-19-2013, 10:06 PM #1
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- Apr 2010
- Piermont,NY, back in Northern NJ now, But may be in IL soon....
Truck load of the new Tesla S...08 Z71 Avalanche Mods to date: K&N CAI,Hellwig Swaybars and End Links, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Superchips Programer,IPCW LOF & 3rd brake light and tails, AMI Gas door,Show Hooks and Door locks, Enkei Wheels, with Pirelli tires, StreetScene Bowties, Grant Steering wheel,Muth signal mirrors,SSBC Big Brake kit,Huskyliner Mug gards,Floor mats and Hood shield, McGard Lug nuts and locks, Bedrug, Cervini's Ram Air hood,35watt HID Fog lights, Sylvania bulbs all around ZXE's Highs and Lows, WhiteNight Back up lights,Sirius and HD Radio, SnugTop sitting on deck now Got a Softopper on now,Tempress Boat Hatches.... New Bilstein shocks are on... New Mods coming soon..... X
02-20-2013, 05:57 AM #2
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- Brooklyn, Ny
Pretty cool ... The inside screen is huge lolChevy Silverado 10' - C.C / Pioneer DVD Head Unit / 2 12' Memphis Subs / Rhino Lined / Running Boards / Corsa Sport Exhaust / Volant CAI / Spyder Black Halo Projector Headlights & Tailights / Led Interior Dome Lights/ 20 % Tint on every window except back (Limo Tint) /
02-20-2013, 10:32 AM #3
So, the owner of a $10,000 used SLT truck that gets 15mpg could buy 16,000 gallons of gas (at $5.00/gallon) and drive 240,000 miles on it ... without worrying about having to recharge on cross-country trips. (At 12k miles/yr that's 20 years of driving...)
The owner of a $90,000 Tesla S could pay even more for electricity to charge it, could never drive cross-country without recharges, and would probably take the rest of his/her life to get a positive return on investment out of the vehicle from the fuel savings. It seems like a Prius for the rich, to me...
I'll stick to gas, thanks. I think Tesla Motors makes nifty things ... but until they become reasonably affordable they make no sense for the average buyer -- there's just no ROI in them.
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