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  • Scott Davis

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    01/19/2023 at 07:57

    Can we get an idea on when the real test drives from Showrooms will be. I am heard maybe in April is when the next shipment might arrive is this accurate or just a guess on the Reps. wild guess?

  • Scott Davis

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    01/03/2023 at 15:09

    I to am looking at other alternatives as well. I have a Fisker Ocean reserved (probably going to cancel it), Chevy Blazer Reserved, Might try and place an order for the Equinox EV, or wait for POS rebate next year to get a Tesla Model 3. I like SUV more but if VF8 does not work out will cancel my reservation and move on to a different brand.

  • Scott Davis

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    01/03/2023 at 09:52

    I have to say like I did in the other thread even though for us it is just barebones as none of us have the vehicle but I do like all the overlays they have on it. It looks very nice. Now I know it is just an image and it will not be the exact replica of what vehicle is showing. However, if that one image is correct the VF8 has 186 mile range lol. We do not know if it was at 100% charge or not but if that is accurate they added a whole 9 miles of range on the City Edition lol.

  • Scott Davis

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    12/28/2022 at 07:05

    Webpage I think been like that since Saturday or Sunday. Well they are really pushing the CE right now lol. I think I have gotten like 3 or 4 emails about getting a CE already. I already found mistakes in their CE Bulletin that will be confusing. If you look at the big part where it goes thru the terms of the lease it says .25/10000 miles but if you read the disclaimer it shows a different mileage being at 25k miles lol so which is it. I didn’t realize that you could also buy the vehicle after the lease. Now if they didn’t take away the battery subscription I might have done it. The purchase option at the lease end, excluding tax, title, and government fees, is $37,442, plus a purchase option fee of $350. Lease available to California residents only.The purchase option at the lease end, excluding tax, title, and government fees, is $37,442, plus a purchase option fee of $350. Lease available to California residents only. Now wonder since a lot of us reserved before 9/1/22 if we were to get this variation if they would allow us to have the battery subscription lol.

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  • Scott Davis

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    12/21/2022 at 10:17

    Seems they are getting a lot of negative feedback from their Test Drive Events and Press about the City Edition range and that people are not getting them as they thought. So now they are pressed to get better efficiency to increase the range. I mean it is an 83 or 87kw battery pack so that should be able to handle at least about 230 miles EPA minimum.

  • Scott Davis

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    12/21/2022 at 08:24

    I think Vinfast better start communicating or holding some sort of Press Conference to handle the PR nightmare that will be coming their way with that outrageous EPA range, Lease details, and cost of the vehicle. This is really pushing me towards just getting the Tesla Model 3 right now. At least with it at 49K can get 264 miles or 272 miles of range lol and have the charging network and 10k charging miles free that will expire in 2 years. Also get the $3750 rebate this month and forever starting next month lol.

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  • Scott Davis

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    12/19/2022 at 10:18

    San Diego here so hopefully I can get the VINFAST if they stop raising pricing lol. Wife loves the car and it is either this or I just go to Tesla.

    Plus still waiting on confirmation on the charging aspect of the VF8 as if it can only do up to 150kW max not sure that will work for me. I need to see what the charging curve is at.

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  • Scott Davis

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    12/17/2022 at 19:52

    Yeah WLTP range is more likely on a machine running while EPA is realistic driving range. Meaning for EPA they actually drive the cars around in real world driving habits for more accurate readings which equals lesser estimated range than WLTP range. That is why when I was reading 273 miles thought not bad for EPA but it was saying that is WLTP estimates which burst my bubble

  • Scott Davis

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    12/17/2022 at 07:31

    Everyone as well as VINFAST have to realize that the pricing they are offering even though it is without battery subscription is too high. Especially when their is no official EPA range only the WLTP estimated of what 270miles. If that is the case EPA will only be about 220 miles if that much. So I think reason we are not getting vehicle is engineers are trying to work on the software to make it more efficient so it is more appealing to the NA market as the competition is tough in NA with all the different EVs coming out with more range and cheaper or same pricing.

  • Scott Davis

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    12/16/2022 at 17:39

    Yeah what is that now $10k increase lol. Glad I put my reservation in Before 9/1/22. At this rate it is cheaper to get a Tesla. And at least they will have the $3750 Rebate.

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