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      12-18-2018, 12:31 PM   #103
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Originally Posted by Darth One View Post
Why are you guys arguing about track usage? Almost no one buying a Tesla will be doing it primarily for track usage. I'm willing to bet that the vast majority of BMW buyers aren't either. (Porsche GT, perhaps different story/market)

I do get (and so does Elon) the marketing benefit of having track bragging rights, but even if Tesla was shit on the track, it wouldn't really bother anyone.

(Now what should bother you is that they're the automotive equivalent of riding the bullet train, but if you don't want to go there, carry on)
Yes, they are shit on track unless you're going for that 1 lap glory run. And yes, the mass majority of people will never see the track.

But that doesn't satisfy most car enthusiasts which do go to the track... until Tesla or other EV maker comes out with a serious sports sedan, it is a very expensive commuter car.

If it was 1/2 the price, I wouldn't care. The car is actually not very expensive to build. It's the batteries that are the majority of the cost.
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