This subject is discussed somewhat in the Waitlist Update (http://www.teslamotorsclub.com/tesla-roadster/1087-waitlist-update-2009-price-set-sort.html), but here is Tesla's email requesting an additional $55,000: "Thank you for confirming your interest in purchasing the 2009 model year Tesla Roadster. Now that we have firmed up the pricing for 2009 at 109,000.00, we are able to move you from the waitlist to the reservaton via the Tesla Roadster Club. "Please note that I have attached the Membership Agreement with this email; please sign and fax back to us. Once we have received your Membership Agreement and your reservation payment of $55,000 (via wire transfer or check), we will confirm your status as a Tesla Roadster Club member. "A Tesla Motors sales consultant will contact you via email within 24-hours of receiving your payment to confirm receipt. After we receive your payment, we will counter-sign the Membership Agreement and mail it back to you. "Payment Options "You may mail your check to: "Tesla Motors 1050 Bing Street San Carlos, CA 94070 Attn: 2008 Tesla Roadster Reservations "To wire your payment: "Account name: Tesla Motors, Inc. Account address: 1050 Bing Street, San Carlos, CA 94070 Account number: 441-003447 Bank name: City National Bank Bank address: 2001 N. Main Street, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94596 ABA or routing number: 122016066 "The reservation payment is fully refundable until three months prior to production of your 2009 Tesla Roadster. We will contact you at that time to confirm your options and color choices. "Please let me know if you have any additional questions; we look forward to welcoming you into the Tesla Motors Club! "Best Regards, "Jeremy ---------------------------------- "Jeremy Snyder Tesla Motors 11163 Santa Monica Blvd W. Los Angeles, CA 90025 310.473.8337 Office [email protected]"