Submitted by rdalcanto on Wed, 2013-07-03 15:09
This weekend, I took my 12 year old disabled daughter in the car for the first time. She is mentally retarded, but will often surprise me with what she picks up. She has been on rollercoasters before, and somehow picked up the custom of raising your arms over your head on a coaster (I didn't know she had learned that).
We got in the car and started driving after I buckled her in. Soon after, I floored it and produced that great coaster acceleration. She squealed with delight, and then started putting her arms over her head, asking for more!! LOL!!
Today I took three friends for their first ride in a Tesla. These are not small guys. We had close to 1,000lbs slowing us down a little. The acceleration was still fast and relentless enough they instantly had the Tesla grin. Then came the "I almost peed myself comments." Then the coaster analogies. After 15 minutes, people started to complain of that sick in the head feeling us old people get on coasters! The ride was a huge hit. At the very least, I think I sold some Tesla stock today, and maybe some GenIIIs. :)