Zoom Zoom!

Funds permitting, the one luxury item I'd love to purchase is a car. It's not just any car, however. It's an electric car, but, even that's not so extraordinary. I'd prefer to buy a Tesla Model S.

It's a car that starts at $75,000. That's nearly 5 times the cost of my current car, which I've had for about 13 years.

It's still pretty much a dream car at this point, mostly due to performance and fueling costs, and also because the car itself is fairly high-tech in its amenities. The main stumbling blocks right now are not only the high purchase cost, but some of the lifestyle changes needed, such as an outlet needing to be installed at home, which I don't have the authority to undertake. That's the major one, as I'm lucky enough to live in the western state of California, so charging away from home, to the places I would drive to, isn't a problem.

Home-charging would cover the range of local destinations.

Having a car that not many have yet would be kind of neat, but mostly I really want to reduce use of gasoline (and have that extra money that such a reduction entails).

I also have read that it's got quite a bit of get-up-and-go too, which is a nice bonus as well.

Keeping up with the Jonesโ€™

Tell us about the one luxury item you wish you could afford, in as much detail as you can. Paint a picture for us.

2 thoughts on “Zoom Zoom!

    1. Hard not to when one works in walking distance of a “dealership”, as their mall store is much like an Apple Store for cars. ๐Ÿ™‚

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