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burbank airport log term lot being used for staging model x?

Discussion in 'California' started by jerjozwik, Jul 6, 2017.

  1. jerjozwik

    jerjozwik Member

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    hey everyone. tesla seems to be using a large surface lot next to burbank airport for new model x vehicles. there are a large number of x on the lot. more than i would think would come from a single truck. just found it very odd.
     

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  2. AEdennis

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    I wonder if those are waiting delivery or if those are the loaner vehicle pre-prep parking.
     
  3. jerjozwik

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    as i passed there was a box truck with 5 large plexiglass windows in it, transporting a red model s out if the lot. strange happenings.
     
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    it is economy lot c.
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  5. ecarfan

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    My guess is that those are pre-built "inventory" cars. My understanding is that for the past several months, Tesla has been building S and X based on the most popular configurations (they have a lot of data on that by now) so that when on of those configurations is ordered they can deliver it to the buyer quickly. You can of course order any configuration option combination you wish but you may wait longer for delivery.

    Tesla likely ran out of room for that kind of inventory vehicle storage at the Fremont location, in part because their number of plant employees has increased so much that parking space is very scarce.

    I predict that soon there will be a "Seeking Alpha" nonsense article about how those new cars in that Burbank parking lot mean that buyer demand has collapsed and Tesla is in a "death spiral".
     
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    Its hard to tell from the photo, but how many cars do you think are in there?

    I hope they aren't paying $12 a day per car. :)
     
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    "Overflow" locations in the San Fernando Valley aren't new, large one in Van Nuys for over a year.
     
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    at least 3 rows of at least 10 cars.
     

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