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13k for the difference between 335 and 370 miles?

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by ys3077, May 18, 2019.

  1. ys3077

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    Hello! I placed the order of a model S Raven on 04/24/2019 morning, the first day it is announced. And now I am very frustrated by the waiting experience just as many Raven buyers in the forum. Talked to the local showroom last Friday and they still have no clue when my car will be in the production.

    The price of my car is 91k excluding tax, doc, and all other fees. Now I saw an inventory older version of model S from 2019 with range of 335 miles and same config I wanted. It is listed for 78k. I understand the new Raven got a new suspension, slightly longer range and new drivetrain. But is it a good deal? Should I switch? Any suggestion is appreciated!
     
  2. ys3077

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    For more context, this is the config of my car, the price is actually 90k, so 12k difference. The inventory car has the exact same config besides it is a non-raven one.
    • Model S Long Range
    • Pearl White Multi-Coat
    • 19’’ Silver Wheels
    • All Black Premium Interior
    • Autopilot
     
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    You chose a 285-mile standard range one.
     
  4. Tam

    Tam Well-Known Member

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    Sorry. It's defaulted to lower range so I chose the wrong one for price comparison.

    Any how, if you don't care about the latest high tech and the extra 35 miles, then it's fine to buy the cheaper inventory that's produced prior to the update.
     
  5. FoverM

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    Yes, the "new inventory" models are getting interesting, price-wise. I've been leaning towards the P3 lately but the inventory S cars are dragging me back. The problem is that I want 3.X acceleration times.
     
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    After all these upgrades, I doubt that I will feel the difference when driving a Raven one vs previous verison ...
     
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    I would wait, at least deliveries have started so it shouldn’t be much longer.
     
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    Oh, how do you know the deliveries has started?
     
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    Personally I would buy the inventory vehicle and put the $13K to better uses than a depreciating asset. The tech difference isn’t great enough to make the leap if were me. Now if the body style and interior were being updated then it might be worth it. I say save your money...
     

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