I Am Not a Green Person, But I Bought a Tesla Model S
I am a Tesla Model S owner. Possibly the best car I have owned. I love it. Maybe a little more than my Jeep wrangler. Maybe. They are two totally different vehicles so it really is hard to compare the two as to which is better. The Tesla is quiet, refined, economic, it is classical. The Jeep is loud, obnoxious, can go anywhere, and that definitely has its purpose, it is heavy metal. Would I take my Model S to the beach? Heck no! Would I take it to the mountains? Of course, but not for the same purpose. It would do well in the windy roads provided there were charging available. Off-road and exploring the areas most don’t see we will leave to the Jeep. But I would also not take my Jeep to a symphony either.
Not Green, But Buying Tesla Model S
You see, I am not a green person. No, I don’t litter, I do recycle, I turn off lights that don’t need to be on, I turn off water to conserve. Not because I want to save the environment (I do believe we have a responsibility to the planet), but because I am cheap. Lights left on and water left running means money from my wallet. So does paying for gas. And that annoys me.
So why did I buy a Tesla Model S you ask? I bought it because I am an electronics gadget junky and when I got in, the car just spoke a language that called to me. Everything is automated, futuristic, and because I was born about 500 years too early, it felt like home. The thing is software. It can do just about anything you can come up with as long as you have the coding and mechanics inside to do it.
For instance, a Tesla owner recently tweeted that why wasn’t there something added to the car where the steering wheel raises and the seat moves back to make things easier getting in and out of the driver’s seat. He got a response from Elon Musk who said look for that in the next software upgrade. Now will it be in there? Who knows. I’d like to think so as the components are all there and it would just be some coding in the software of the vehicle. Easy peasy…(says the guy who can’t code).
The Tesla Is Remarkable
Though it may be a green vehicle (depending on who you ask), it has a place in markets other than that of the save the planet/fossil fuels are evil.
Forum Tesla Episode
So why did I mention the Tesla fanatics like sharks earlier? I was on a forum where a woman who was a Tesla owner had a friend who's Tesla model S caused a fire and subsequently burned their house to the ground. These sharks began to circle waiting for the smell of blood and attacked when they smelled it. They told her that Tesla and Elon were perfect and there was no way it was an issue with Tesla. Well, if that were the case, why are there service centers?
Now don't get me wrong, I have met plenty of Tesla owners who are die-hard fans, but also know things happen.
So where am I going with this? Simple, what would you add to the close to perfect car that is the Tesla Model S? Myself, I'd add more cup holders for one.
Looking forward to your comments!
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