Finally : A Tesla Model S Test Drive by evmeerkat #electricCar London Ride

January 5th, 2014 Comments Off on Finally : A Tesla Model S Test Drive by evmeerkat #electricCar London Ride

It’s been a longElectric car promised for 2014 that can do 1,000 miles on single charge. Read more ... » waitShould you sit and wait for all electric "prestige premium" of #BMW i3? Or get on with it, and grab a #LEAF?. Read more ... » but I made it, queued for the TestVauxhall Ampera #EV Hybrid (range extender) EV average ~ 158mpg in town. Read more ... » DriveLEAF #ev #electricCar Test Drive user experience and Personal Review. Read more ... » , queue, which seem to have gone around the building once or twice, so to speak.

Impressed.

The well fined aerodynamic design with muscular lines and yet recognisable luxury-feel body shape gives this carInfiniti LE Electric Car Coming In 2014 With Wireless Charging. Read more ... » it’s worth and side-by-side worthy comparisonLondon: EVMeerkat does the BMW i8 Test Drive.. Read more ... » with other performancePorsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive. Read more ... » carsInfiniti LE Electric Car Coming In 2014 With Wireless Charging. Read more ... » in its class like Mercedes S class. I won’t even go into minute details such as retractable handles to improved wind resistance p/aerodynamic touch that makes this as much as a gadget as a car.

evmeerkat test drive Model S

No, neither would I go into it’s well crafter minimalistic interior with a large touch screen console which enables you to browse the web(3G) controlMercedes C 350 (Max 20 Miles EV Range) Plug-in Hybrid Coming Soon. Read more ... » every sensible feature in this gadget-car and activate your rear-view camera as you drive along (forward) to lessen the hassle of the rear-view mirrorWhat with all Electric Car Charging points "lack of use" bashing on the Media. Here is what I think on this... (Draft). Read more ... » adjustments. It’s a small rear window, you’d see more from the camera. I would however make my recommendation for the rear camera to enable drive to take snapshots/screenshots to report any incidents, bad driverWhat is this Hybrid all about? Hands-on User Experience of Citroen DS5 - #green #hybrid #citroen. Read more ... » behaviour or plain stalkers, – very handy you see.

So why such a “limited” review#Hybrid review: Lexus CT 200h range expands. Better Trim, Better Spec. 1 mile only #EV range. :S. Read more ... »? That’s because it’s been thoroughly done over and over again, and I hope this offers as somethingAC & DC: Zoe and Leaf: 8 people London to Cotswold’s #evRoadTrip @OldSwanMinsterMill and LegoLand Windsor. Read more ... » of an extra, from my personal experiencePorsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive. Read more ... », as a fellow a electricInfiniti LE Electric Car Coming In 2014 With Wireless Charging. Read more ... » Car driver.

So back to the story…

The bit about it is that 300 mile#Hybrid review: Lexus CT 200h range expands. Better Trim, Better Spec. 1 mile only #EV range. :S. Read more ... » range#Hybrid review: Lexus CT 200h range expands. Better Trim, Better Spec. 1 mile only #EV range. :S. Read more ... » on 85kWh batteryInfiniti LE Electric Car Coming In 2014 With Wireless Charging. Read more ... » would only happen on continuous 55First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads. Read more ... »-60mph drive, maybe cruise control? So comparing It to my road trips in Electric Nissan LeafInfiniti LE Electric Car Coming In 2014 With Wireless Charging. Read more ... » gen2(Acenta mid-trim), I can say you can about achieve 100miles at that rate in the LeafNissan LEAF 2016 electric car upgraded with improved range. Read more ... ».
Kudos to the drivers and smart drivingPorsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive. Read more ... » style.

I guess that explains why the TeslaTesla Model X is Finally Here: Safest, Smartest and "Life Expectancy Extending" comes with "Bioweapon protection" mode. Read more ... » S priceBMW 3-series plug-in prototype (Expected in 2016). Read more ... » rage is “way upThe e-up! This fall of 2013: Volkswagen Unveils Its First Production Electric Car. Read more ... » there” – let’s see when economies of scaleThinking of buying yet another nissan LEAF Acenta....call me crazy but it's cheaper than ICE to join my household!. Read more ... » kick in… But for now, NissanNissan LEAF 2016 electric car upgraded with improved range. Read more ... » Leaf can do you 1Electric Result: Tesla Model S With 60 kWh Battery Rated at 208-Mile Range. Read more ... »/3European cross-continent drive in Tesla Model S soon to be reality. Read more ... » of what ModelBattery Breakthrough To Boost Nissan Electric Cars To One In 10 Sales Around 2020, Exec Says. Read more ... » S does, but then again it does costHave-your-say Poll: Is this fair to make EV #electricCar Driver pay for RapidCharging ? http://goo.gl/LXY3EM. Read more ... », 3 times as cheaper than the Model SVW electric car on the new MEB platform will have 311 miles of range for 2019. Read more ... ».

I’m not able to confirm the residual values for the model S, – let’s wait and see if they are also to be matched to Mercedes S Class residuals, like in the USUK-drive-side Tesla Electric Cars to Silently Tear Up British Roads From June. Read more ... » of S, backed by Elon MuskTesla promises electric car revolution. Read more ... »’s personal fortune.

On the other hand, ownershipMore than half of Nissan Leaf electric car owners say they would never buy a petrol or diesel car again it's claimed . Read more ... » seems to be the most sensible when it’s a leaseHave-your-say Poll: Is this fair to make EV #electricCar Driver pay for RapidCharging ? http://goo.gl/LXY3EM. Read more ... », unless proven otherwise, and you wish to keep the same car for half#vauxhall #ampera #electricVehicle #review - Finally had a Test Drive of this "legendary" #ev. My Thoughts on it.... Read more ... » a decade. I have found that you could get 60kWh Model S on lease plan in the UKUK set to see rapid rise of electric car superchargers in 2014. Read more ... », for some odd £660/month. (At this pointInfiniti LE Electric Car Coming In 2014 With Wireless Charging. Read more ... » I can assume it includes VAT#Cheapest #Nissan #LEAF in March 2013: "short term" - 2 year lease - £174.95/month+VAT @ 6+23. Read more ... »?) – however nothing in hard writing, – watchThought it was enough speculating and talking nonsense, booked my test drive for Ampera #Electric #Hybrid - for few days. Read more ... » this space for an updateNissan Carwings APP Stats: Jan 2016 #EV Miles travelled 500, electricity cost estimated £15. Read more ... ».

UK deliveries,
At the timePorsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive. Read more ... » of writing January 2014, are now for June 2014, 6Apple Watch app controls your Tesla electric car. Read more ... »-7Electric Car and Plug-in Hybrid. Read more ... » month wait. All early-dates pre-orders are sold out.

UK supercharge locations,
I am told that Tesla is planning to install the super chargersNorway Is Model Society for Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » across UK(naturally) more specifically along all the main intercity routes, like M1, M4, M6,M25UK-drive-side Tesla Electric Cars to Silently Tear Up British Roads From June. Read more ... », with first one to be positioned somewhere around SouthEast to enable first Deliveries to arrive from The Mainland/FranceGovernment subsidies ‘threaten’ electric car future market. Read more ... » with ease.
It’s certainly goodAC & DC: Zoe and Leaf: 8 people London to Cotswold’s #evRoadTrip @OldSwanMinsterMill and LegoLand Windsor. Read more ... » to know that 85kWh Tesla Model SElectric cars shortlisted for Europe award. Read more ... » drivers are able to drive throughout UK and EuropeTesla will expand Supercharger network across Europe. Read more ... » for FREEFree? Why Electric Cars may soon be even more Cost Effective. Read more ... », thanks to Inclusive accessElectric cars shortlisted for Europe award. Read more ... » to RapidCharging NetworkUK set to see rapid rise of electric car superchargers in 2014. Read more ... » for LifeCheapest Electric Car Lease: Nissan Leaf Acenta (24kwh - original) for £244/mth on 3+35 term and 10k/annum mileage. Read more ... ».
(60kWh Model S options I believe to pay up for such a premiumInfiniti LE Electric Car Coming In 2014 With Wireless Charging. Read more ... », – additional 3k)

Finally the best bit,
I kept beingHi all. I'm evMeerkat and I'm electric. I havent *used* for months until recently... and it felt dirty (oil).. Read more ... » asked, and even myself got mislead reading someone’s review of model S.
Time to settle the hear’say once and for All.
WarrantyAudi A3 Sportback e-tron review (2014 release date) 32EV mile range. Read more ... »:
Body: 4...Some Secrets We Think We Know About Tesla's Model 3. Read more ... » Years
BatteriesBattery Breakthrough To Boost Nissan Electric Cars To One In 10 Sales Around 2020, Exec Says. Read more ... »: 8Electric Car and Plug-in Hybrid. Read more ... » years
Warranted Mileage: UNLIMITED (120k for 60kwh Tesla)

Here I should add that servicing lands you at £500 odd per go, you can buyHave-your-say Poll: Is this fair to make EV #electricCar Driver pay for RapidCharging ? http://goo.gl/LXY3EM. Read more ... » that upfront (£2000 for 5The UK will get versions of the #Tesla #EV Model S from around mid-2013 @ ~ £45k. Read more ... ») or pay when you need it. Missing your service does not invalidate your warranty, but it’s strongly recommended to keep your car in top condition.

Now, judge for yourself here, as these ownership options/nuances are are laid out for you, but it begs to wonder how much real lifePorsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive. Read more ... » saving heavy commuter within UK or otherwise is stand to make (if any, if we are objective) BusinessUS Report: EV Sales Progressing Faster Than Hybrids Did A Decade Ago. Read more ... » training contractor, Premium Taxi Driver/owner..

Anyone with 30k/annum with a business account (contractor/business owner) stands to be better off, especially with coupled BIK"Things you should know" flyer about Tesla model S UK Benefits / Tax breaks #ev. Read more ... » and TAX benefits and incentivesThe UK went crazy for electric vehicles and hybrids in 2015. Read more ... ».

Trying to compare this once again to an equivalent size premium Mercedes or Audi2017 Gen: Audi's upcoming electric car does 280 miles on a single charge. Read more ... », it’s hard.. Really is.
Not only because Tesla ModelNissan's 60-kWh, 200-Mile Battery Pack: What We Know So Far. Read more ... » S is just as roomy car insideTesla Model X is Finally Here: Safest, Smartest and "Life Expectancy Extending" comes with "Bioweapon protection" mode. Read more ... » with not drive train in the middle (more storage/leg room by the way!) but also because it’s just as fastNorway Is Model Society for Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » for those petrolPorsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive. Read more ... » hotheads
naysayers – 0Electric Result: Tesla Model S With 60 kWh Battery Rated at 208-Mile Range. Read more ... »-60US Report: EV Sales Progressing Faster Than Hybrids Did A Decade Ago. Read more ... » in 4.7 in 85kWh and 4.2Tesla has turned electric car range anxiety into range curiosity. Read more ... » in 85kWh performance + version. Try topping that.
And for last and not least, the classic argument somewhat goes out the window when comparing the premium cars with 20Electric Car Nissan #LEAF for 199+vat/month Special Offer. Read more ... » mpgVauxhall Ampera #EV Hybrid (range extender) EV average ~ 158mpg in town. Read more ... » is a norm on Porshe (even with it being smaller than Model S) and similarly on 30Tesla will expand Supercharger network across Europe. Read more ... »-36Norway Is Model Society for Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » mpg official guides are classically flawed among the Internal Combustion EnginePorsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive. Read more ... » community. Let’s be frank, how much a full tank is to deliver then? 300-350 milesAC & DC: Zoe and Leaf: 8 people London to Cotswold’s #evRoadTrip @OldSwanMinsterMill and LegoLand Windsor. Read more ... »? Not forgetting the “weight-cost” of such a full tank, costing those very MPG while lugging around a whole person’s weight in fuelUK EV Sales: Electric vehicles create buzz. Read more ... » (50Nissan claims the world’s largest electric taxi fleet deal with 110 new LEAF 30 kWh in Madrid. Read more ... »-60 litres). This means that while reading aplenty of skewed fuel comparisons, the current 260-300miles range on 85kWH Model S version is not really far off as any similar or even sporty competitor. This is the range to suffice some people for a week. So to those, finally it’s here, you can have your electric carInfiniti LE Electric Car Coming In 2014 With Wireless Charging. Read more ... » which would do you a week.

Otherwise, while forking out an amount of money for the car which frankly most would see as bigger than the very deposit for their homes, could make sense if you won’t shed a drop of fuel again. If that’s your daily mileage, you are also done. That would be easy 4k/month approximate mileage. It would cost you
Car LeasePlanning upgrade #electricCar #electricVehicle june2013. which #ev make; & update my domain from "evmeerkat.com" #zoe / #LEAF ?. Read more ... »/ownership average £300/month (or ownership + depreciation)
£600 in petrol fuel cost
+ Tax
+ BIK
+ RoadTax
+ Service
+ excess mileage
+ mile warranty expires by 60k/100k miles – or 18Tesla news: 100th Supercharger is now open!. Read more ... »-242013 Nissan Leaf first drive review. Read more ... » months late for any new carHow to buy a Used Electric Car. Is done wisely, best savings. Good luck.. Read more ... »

Or
Tesla Model S 85kWh with odd 700-800/month lease figure
No road taxFinally Here: Tesla Motors Introduces the All-Wheel Drive Model S 70D. Read more ... »
No BIK
Limited Service
No depreciation
Excess mileage some 4.8p/mile
UNLIMITED MILE warranty

Seriously, I hope some private taxi firm or high mileage contractor would read this math.
Take Price figures, MPG consumptionNissan Carwings APP Stats: Jan 2016 #EV Miles travelled 500, electricity cost estimated £15. Read more ... » and mileage warranty/excess cost say for Mercedes S Class and you will quickly “out-cost” the Model S 85kWh Performance + version! as test Driven.

So This can work#vauxhall #ampera #electricVehicle #review - Finally had a Test Drive of this "legendary" #ev. My Thoughts on it.... Read more ... ».
This already works for me with both our CzeroPorsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive. Read more ... » and LEAF, and really well at that.

For Definitive Lease PriceShould Everyone Lease Cars All The Time? Elon Musk Says Yes (esp electric). Read more ... » figures in the UK, Watch this space…

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