I attended the Oct 2nd Tesla event and got a ride in the Tesla. Overall, I was pretty impressed with the cars performance and styling.
I have one major concern though. During Elons presentation, he attempted to demonstrate how awesome the controls for the panoramic roof were by sliding his finger across the display to close the roof. The giant TV used for his speech cut to a close up of the roof. It was a big reveal moment...and then...nothing happened. The roof failed to close. You could tell Elon was uncomfortable as he saw what was (or wasn't as it were) happening.
I asked some of the Tesla geeks about it afterwards. They said the software is still glitchy, this is not production ready. blah blah blah. If they cannot get it together to have the car working for the big PR moment, what does that say about them for being production ready?
I also asked the following: "if this panoramic roof fails to close, and I need to secure my vehicle, will there be some sort of manual override to get it closed?" The answer was a simple "I don't know"
It's one thing to have software or hardware problems at home on your computer, but what if this happens out on the road, like say I5 to LA? Also, the scrolling on the touchscreen looked very jerky. i.e., the opposite of a smooth ipad.
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