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Ideas on how to secure a EV parking space while waiting for MX

Discussion in 'Model X' started by QQQ, Aug 11, 2015.

  1. QQQ

    QQQ New Member

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    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]I'm moving to a new construction condo towards the end of the year and in order to get an EV parking spot with a charger I need to own an EV. Unfortunately, I have a US 11,xxx reservation number for MX and although I live in SF, it looks pretty certain that I won't get mine this year (and I currently have an ICE sedan). Not sure if there is a good solution here but wanted to see if anyone had a suggestion. I suppose I could ditch my current car and lease an EV but I have never leased a car before and not sure if there's a short term leasing that would fit my need. Living in the city, I'm mindful of the number of parking spots I need to maintain so timing of when I get a new vehicle and get rid of existing one will matter as well (although not critical - more for convenience). [/COLOR]
     
  2. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Welcome to TMC!

    Tip: you'd probably be better served asking your question in the local California section so you'll reach existing owners with other models.
     
  3. davewill

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    Buy a dummy inlet and mount on the side of your existing car. Tell them it's a conversion. :biggrin:
     
  4. jaguar36

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    How will they handle all the people who get EVs later? Seems like a very odd policy. Anyways, if you really need to show proof, I'd just buy a Chevy Spark or Leaf or some dirt cheap used EV and resell it after you've secured your spot.
     
  5. Oil4AsphaultOnly

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    what jaguar said. Used leafs are also readily available and should do well-enough in the NorCal climate until your MX arrives
     
  6. TTT

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    Your order confirmation isn't sufficient?
     
  7. tga

    tga Active Member

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    There are websites that let people take over leases. You could find an EV with a few months left on the lease to assume.
     
  8. sub

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    I would look into the last 2 suggestions.
     
  9. Gizmotoy

    Gizmotoy Active Member

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    It's not entirely clear, but why would you need an EV parking spot with a charger before you actually have your EV? Is it not possible to get the spot later once your Model X arrives?
     

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