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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-16-2019, 07:03 AM
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Sure bmw can heavily subsidize their current...

Sure bmw can heavily subsidize their current overpriced EV offering because it keeps them active in the segment and probably helps with their cafe numbers.

If you live in a cooler climate the i3...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-15-2019, 12:17 PM
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It's also a $45,000 base price EV and is smashed...

It's also a $45,000 base price EV and is smashed by nearly every metric by the $35,000 Tesla Model 3.

There are over 20 Model 3s in my company's car park garage, there are zero I3s.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-13-2019, 06:29 PM
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The number of “friends” you have buying or...

The number of “friends” you have buying or shopping new cars on a convenient weekly basis is remarkable!


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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-10-2019, 05:07 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
You think Taycan is competition for Model 3? Lol....

You think Taycan is competition for Model 3? Lol.


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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-10-2019, 04:06 PM
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You lecturing Michael Schott about how public...

You lecturing Michael Schott about how public forums work for a long time now. Good one bro.


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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-10-2019, 01:22 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Tesla is reducing the range in order to provide...

Tesla is reducing the range in order to provide the maximum battery life possible. If Tesla didn’t curtail the range and the battery needed replacement at ten years they would be on the hook for that...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-07-2019, 09:55 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Smart marketing on Tesla’s part. Sent...

Smart marketing on Tesla’s part.


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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-05-2019, 06:15 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
I don't know what this debate looks like to a...

I don't know what this debate looks like to a neutral 3rd party who reads the thread.

To me, and likely some of the other owners, it probably looks like the Tesla owners are excited and amazed by...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-04-2019, 11:57 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Yes why listen to actual owners when we can...

Yes why listen to actual owners when we can listen to acoste the expert, right?

Tesla fit and finish is not up to bmw standards but is nowhere near as bad as you are making it out to be.

“It...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-04-2019, 11:08 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
You are missing the point and further reinforcing...

You are missing the point and further reinforcing the opinion that you have no seat time in a Tesla.

EV single speed driving is completely transformative as the car provides instantaneous power...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-03-2019, 03:12 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Also I believe Tesla model 3 performance recently...

Also I believe Tesla model 3 performance recently completed Nurburgring in 9 minutes, in traffic.


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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-03-2019, 03:10 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Manual transmission at sea level. Not practical...

Manual transmission at sea level. Not practical or even possible for many.


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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-03-2019, 03:03 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Or you could drive an electric and never...

Or you could drive an electric and never experience lag under any circumstance.


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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-03-2019, 02:34 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Pftttt. Hogwash. I drove both of my F30s with a...

Pftttt. Hogwash. I drove both of my F30s with a lead foot and they were both periodically sluggish.

Additionally running the car in S all the time ruins the fuel economy.


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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-03-2019, 12:30 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Ah but the operation of AP is essentially...

Ah but the operation of AP is essentially unchanged. You expressed so much interest in Model 3, had one in your garage for something like a month but don’t know how basic features work.


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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-03-2019, 12:00 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Lol. You apparently aren’t aware of Greg’s...

Lol. You apparently aren’t aware of Greg’s experience driving and racing for something like 30 years.

Your anecdote of Tesla not surviving a hail/ice storm that your BMW did is just anecdotal...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-03-2019, 07:39 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
My thoughts exactly, not to mention that...

My thoughts exactly, not to mention that namelessman claims he has driven the Model 3 multiple times including having long term loaner use of one that he was babysitting and then he asks questions...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-02-2019, 06:00 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
The 330i typically getting chosen for price...

The 330i typically getting chosen for price comparison purposes. A well equipped 340i is 60K and it doesn’t change the outcome in bmws favor.

My dual motor model 3 smokes my old 340xi in...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-30-2019, 08:32 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
It is pretty typical for market disrupters to...

It is pretty typical for market disrupters to operate financially underwater for years, Amazon was something like 14 years before they turned a profit whereas Tesla have been in business for about 16...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-30-2019, 06:01 AM
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Views: 147,777
Posted By voip-ninja
Really not saying much, the latest BMW was placed...

Really not saying much, the latest BMW was placed last in a recent Motortrend comparison, placing behind not only the Tesla but also the Kia in the segment.

BMW losing to a Kia, how the mighty...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-29-2019, 09:35 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Sure, there are ways to tune and mitigate and I'm...

Sure, there are ways to tune and mitigate and I'm sure to some degree it is already being done based on MAF sensor or other readings.

However some of this is physics.... with less air density the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-29-2019, 06:44 AM
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Views: 147,777
Posted By voip-ninja
Are you sure you aren't confusing new roadster...

Are you sure you aren't confusing new roadster for old roadster? Tesla's challenges with two speed tranny on the legacy roadster were very highly publicized and of course they abandoned it.

I...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-29-2019, 06:38 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Turbo charging substantially reduces the power...

Turbo charging substantially reduces the power loss at altitude but doesn't completely eliminate it. For one thing, turbo lag is more pronounced at higher altitudes so even though a lot of the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-29-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,490
Views: 147,777
Posted By voip-ninja
It's not a deflection to point out that electric...

It's not a deflection to point out that electric cars are better at some things and gas burners are better at other things. IMO the performance advantages of electric cars are a better fit for the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-28-2019, 11:21 AM
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Views: 147,777
Posted By voip-ninja
Yes and no. Gas cars also run into performance...

Yes and no. Gas cars also run into performance limiting around heat after multiple hard runs. There is also far more that can go wrong with them after being regularly flogged compared to an electric....
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