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"Model 3 Reservations Starting at 100,000"

Discussion in 'News' started by FlasherZ, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    I know better than to deal with short-infested investor sites, but...

    Tesla’s Initial Model 3 Reservations Seen Topping 100,000

    The only thing that baffled me was this statement:

    I guess we need to define "comparable". What's he comparing it to? Chevy Malibu? BMW 3-series?

    I get the sense it's the former and not the latter.

    ...and maybe I shouldn't even give this type of stuff the time of day...
     
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    My guess is his thinking within 5 years, the whole battery pack or even more will need to be replaced at owners' cost, twice, in order to get this result.
     
  3. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    ...and yet, Tesla's warranty cost for battery replacement hasn't been a material issue...
     
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    The only way that the Model 3’s 10-year cost of ownership will be about $21,000 more than that of a comparable internal-combustion vehicle is when you leave a wallet with $30,000 in it on your car when you drive off and you lose the wallet.
     
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    That's a huge wallet. 30k cash is pretty darn thick.
     
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    Jeeps17 Cath Jockey in a P85

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    George Costanza would agree with you.

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  7. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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