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Model X Rental (Socal/LAX area)

Discussion in 'Model X' started by satoshi, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. satoshi

    satoshi Electrical Engineering Student

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    As far as I'm aware, the model X is not available for rent anywhere. (Also turo.com/relay rides restricts tesla rentals to people aged 30 and above, I am over 21, but not over 30).

    Honestly, I'd rather rent a model S, but any Tesla vehicle would be nice to rent for a day so if someone is willing to do a private rental of a Model X please private message me with the following details:

    1. Rate
    2. Preferred payment method
    3. Specific Requests on how you'd prefer your car handled.
    4. Where to pickup/return

    I'm willing to ride public transport (and/or uber) up to 2 hours from LAX to meet at your house for the 1 day rental (5/10 noon to 5/11 noon).

    Please and thank you for your time,

    Satosh

    P.s. Purpose of my visit to Socal is to pickup airbags for a model S I'm rebuilding... it's complicated but the transaction must be completed in person apparently.
     
  2. K-MTG

    K-MTG Sunshade Captain of TMC

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    Why not just test drive at the tesla store?
     
  3. satoshi

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    I will have too many errands to be running around while in SoCal that a 30 minute alotment of time is insufficient.
     
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    You can rent a Model S from Hertz as a luxury ride. Or perhaps even hourly from some places.
     
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    K-MTG Sunshade Captain of TMC

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    I know this place offers rentals in SoCal: American Corporate Sedan and Limousine
     
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    Vehicles | Hertz Dream Cars

    Does not list a tesla.
     
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    But if your goal is to check out handling, 30 minutes is better than zero minutes. :)
     
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    #8 satoshi, Apr 30, 2016
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    I would like to be driving the car so I can feel the handling... not be driven around.

    I'll send them an e-mail seeing if they will offer that kind of rental.
     
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    #9 satoshi, Apr 30, 2016
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    Ok, next issue: Test drives become test rides because I'm not of the requisite age. I believe I stated this at the beginning of the thread?:

     
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    You can call and ask if you can rent the X, they let others do it previously
     
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  11. satoshi

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    THANK YOU! Will do.
     
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    K-MTG Sunshade Captain of TMC

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    Check this out:
     
  13. satoshi

    satoshi Electrical Engineering Student

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    Their response:

     
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    The first 2 have a minimum age requirement of 21, so it should work for you
     
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    #17 satoshi, Apr 30, 2016
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    Those are $900/day ridiculously expensive. (I also don't have that much budgeted for this trip).

    Turo has listings around $200/day... that would be reflective of an agreeable market price. (This falls within allowed budget).

    Thank you again though for your assistance.
     
  18. satoshi

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    Hell I'm only paying $96 for the round-trip plane ticket...
     
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    Lol good luck finding someone at 200 a day. Make 200 to risk a problem for a 100k limited car... Doubtful.
     
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    #20 satoshi, May 1, 2016
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    There are 14 people on turo willing to rent a $100k car for as low as $139/day and as high as $270/day with a good median being around $215/day.

    For the model X, there are none listed so I have no market to compare for you but as both are $100k cars, it's comparable.

    (Re: Since it's a 30+ rule, not your demographic as you're not that age)

    The rule is set by Turo/Relay Rides, the prices are indicative of the rates people are willing to rent post-turo Comission. I'd be willing to bet a number of those people would be happy to rent sans turo comission to me if I had a means of contacting them.
     

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