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Taking delivery of my Model 3

It’s June 5th at 12:30 pm, just after my 50th birthday, and I’ve just arrived at the Toronto International Centre.  After 795 days, 17 hours, and 15 minutes give or take, I am driving my beautiful black Model 3 LR (Long Range) PUP (Premium Upgrade Package) with 18″ Aero wheels.  I began this gamble by handing over a $1000 (in Canadian $) just 15 minutes after Tesla’s reservation page went live March 31st, 2016 at 10:30 EST (7:30 PT), one hour before the Model 3 reveal event.  Eventually,…
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Why I’m Buying A Tesla Model 3

I meant to do a post about my decision to reserve a Tesla Model 3 at the March 31st unveiling.  I held off in writing the post as I was questioned by the Admiral as to why I would spend $35,000 (USD).  My immediate response was that it’s only $1300 (CDN) to reserve and completely refundable.  Also, it’ll be at least 2 years before delivery so we have plenty of time to save and our Ford Fiesta would be nearing the…
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