If you're the type of person who likes to watch "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," Darryl Siry's (Tesla Motors' VP of Sales, Marketing and Service) new post on the Tesla Motors' blog should be right up your alley. The post is a collection of testimonials given by future Roadster owners (i.e., they've got their name on the pre-order list) after being handed the keys to the VP10. 'VP' here standing for Validation Prototype - as if these lucky rich fill-in-the-blanks need validation. OK, OK, the validation is really for the Roadster itself as it undergoes final testing before entering production very soon. In any case, these future owners are raving about how excited they are to take delivery of their electric pocket rocket. That is, until they drove the VP10, whereupon they quickly strapped on a bib to prevent their drooling mouths from staining the upholstery or their clothes.
We've heard about the Tesla's numbers through the slurred speech of California's Austrian Governator, and the poorly portrayed enthusiasm of Condoleezza Rice, who has doubtfully driven anything more exciting than a Mercury Sable. Now we have more rave reviews, which make us simultaneously thrilled and ill. Oh well, I guess I'll just wait for the Whitestar.
Click the Read link to turn green - with jealousy.
[Source: Tesla Motore]
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