On Jan 27, 2009, at 8:12 AM, Eric Erickson wrote:
> Dan DiBiase wrote:
>> A Tesla? Cool.... I'm sure he'll let you drive it when it comes,
>> right? Would be interested in your comments on it (OT, of course)....
> Well the chances are the only place it will be allowed to be driven
> for a while is the racetrack so you never know (but would you let me
> drive your brand new $130,000 car around a racetrack???) :-)
That's not a fair question, Eric. You've shown us your videos. :-)
> He is thinking of driving it around for a while in America to make
> sure it is OK before shipping it out. The warranty might be a
> problem in Australia and like his Stemme motorglider he might have
> to ship it back to the country of origin for any major repairs
> (although like the Lambo, they said they could probably fly
> mechanics out with spare parts).
> What a hassle... I keep trying to convince him to get an MGB!
He seems to have plenty of money. A startup like Tesla is probably not
going to have the resources to ship mechanics around the world like
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