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Options Revealed in Survey?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Duke Eagle, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. Duke Eagle

    Duke Eagle New Member

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    While standing in line yesterday morning at the Tesla store in Washington DC, a Tesla employee walked through and asked people to answer a survey. It had a lot of standard questions like:

    what type of car do you currently have?
    what other cars did you consider?
    what features did you find most appealing?

    But it also had a question about how interested would you be in certain options -- and included prices. I did not pay lots of attention or try to write it down, because I expected those options to be part of the reveal last night. Or at least revealed in a press release later. It could be that they were preliminary, but I thought it was very interesting. The ones that I remember were:

    Extended battery -- $18,000
    Winter package -- $1000
    All-wheel drive -- (I can't remember if it was $2500 or $5000)
    Autopilot -- (I can't remember if it was $2500 or $5000)

    There were also a couple of others. Did anyone else see this? Any one write it down?
     
  2. eSpiritIV

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    This is interesting. AWD and autopilot for me
     
  3. rcarpen22

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    I've already mentally spec'd out my car based on the reveal and the information from the Tesla rep in the periscope test drive. Mine will be:

    Red
    Dual motor
    base battery
    AP
    Cold weather package

    Pretty much just like my MS, only red. I am really happy to hear that cold weather package will be an option. I super love the heated steering wheel on my S. I'm also happy to hear that awd and rwd are available. Thanks for sharing.
     
  4. Foxhound199

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    $18000? We could almost buy our own ship for that! Seriously, though, it's strange that the cost of a battery upgrade would be significantly more than it is for the Model S.
     
  5. BoldSharpe

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    Agreed. That is out of control expensive considering a new pack for the S costs just north of $20K right now... Pre-Giga Factory.
     
  6. zdre

    zdre 40kWh Model S P6415

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    That will probably be $8,000 or less... definitely not $18,000
     
  7. rcarpen22

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    Who's gonna fly it kid, you?
     
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  8. ljbad4life

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    Going from a Model S 70D to a 90D is 13k,that 18k is a bit too much. 10-13k is what I expect. Unless the upgrade is a huge improvement in range (300+)

    The rest of the options are spot on price wise from what we've seen from Tesla
     
  9. Lesifass

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    Damn! I hope that's not the final price. At an estimated cost of $200/kWh, that's enough to produce a 90kWh battery, in addition to the battery already included with the Model 3. Sure, Tesla might try to increase the average selling price …

    I was expecting less than $10k for the battery upgrade. If that's not available at the price, I'll probably skip that option. I don't care about most other options, only cold weather package and Autopilot might be worth it for me.
     
  10. Gizmotoy

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    Maybe it was "Performance model with extended battery"? That'd potentially be more inline with a $18k option. We already know that battery size factors in heavily to performance, and that there will be a Model 3 faster than the quoted sub-6s 0-60, so perhaps they're pairing those up.
     
  11. Trev Page

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    Doug Field (product lead) mentions a few things will be optional in the 3:

    Fixed glass
    Metal roof
    Pano roof

     
  12. Beryl

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    My fully loaded Model Ξ that I hope will come in under $65,000 will include
    Extended battery - highest available
    Dual chargers (if the single charger is less than 72A)
    AP
    Pano
    AWD
    Model S equivalent feature(s) that adds powerlifting and additional lightning
    Black wheels
    Upgraded sound

    2 things I'm still contemplating:
    - Performance - not sure I want this if it cannot be shut off completely to increase range
    - Prefer the 1st gen textile seats but I may go with 2nd (or 3rd) gen seats if it will expedite delivery.
     

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