December 28th, 2018 by Guest Contributor
“Speedy” Jeanrenaud, a resident of the Lake Geneva area of Switzerland, is a connoisseur of the auto. A lover of traditional American automobiles, he has owned a 1976 Cadillac, a Dodge Charger, a number of Ford Mustangs, a Range Rover SUV, and Harley and BMW bikes (in addition to extra prosaic automobiles, together with a Hyundai minivan and a Honda Civic).
For years, he was extremely skeptical of hybrids and EVs, however like most of his performance-loving ilk, was intrigued by Tesla. He took a few take a look at drives, however wasn’t able to step on the pedal till someday in 2016 when he went to a launch occasion for a brand new Jaguar. There was a Model S subsequent to the brand new Jag within the car parking zone, and that was all anybody on the celebration appeared to be speaking about.
After one other take a look at drive and some lengthy talks together with his spouse, Mr. Jeanrenaud purchased a supplier demonstrator Model S 70D for a cut price worth of 74,000 Swiss francs ($75,480).
Speedy quickly turned an ordained Tesla EVangelist, and since then he eagerly explains to anybody who will hear why they must go electrical too. The efficiency and facilities of his Model S are far superior to any automotive Mr. Jeanrenaud has owned. Since changing into accustomed to the Tesla, he’s pushed a number of high-end gasoline burners, which he now describes as “pieces of junk” (and different, extra colourful epithets).