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But they ARE a problem.
Posted by Noel [Email] (#876) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Noel) on Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:26:06

In Reply to: These kinds of trips are no problem at all, vvk, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:55:20
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Or they are for us.
According to the Tesla website, which shows all the SuperCharger stations, there is one I could use in Bangor, Maine. Bangor is 238 miles and 3:20 drive for use, running 75-80 with almost no opportunity for regen braking. Then its nearly 500 miles to our other house (all 75-80) with ZERO SuperChargers. So it doesn't work.

Most other trips I do would be ok, but not the one we do 3-4 times a year.

I know our needs are a bit different than the norm, but at least for now range puts the kibosh on an EV. A Volt might work, but they lack the punch that a Tesla offers. So the old 9-5 will have to keep doing the job for now.

_______________________________________ Noel 1996 9000 CSE 5 speed (daily driver) 2003 9-5 Linear SportWagon (wife's) 1999 9-3 SE auto (younger daughter's) 2000 9-3 SE 5 speed (elder daughter's) 1984 C900 4 door Base model (RIP) 1995 9000 CS (sold) 1996 9000 CS (RIP)


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