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Real or accurate Model X Canadian delivery timing

Discussion in 'Model X: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by SSD420, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. SSD420

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    I configured my Model X 90D 2 or 3 weeks ago, test drove it last Tuesday and was eager to get my hands on it by late summer as I was told when I went on my test drive..

    So, I finally found out the most accurate, yet sad truth about delivery of the Model X here in Canada. We won't see it for a while.

    Here's what my delivery specialist sent me:

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    As of right now, there is very little I can add in regards to your delivery timing. No Canadian X’s are in production yet. Currently we are waiting for final approval for the Canadian versions through Transport Canada. Until the revisions have been approved, production will not begin. We are anticipating the signature series (the first in line for production ) should be rolling out by around June, but, without knowing the exact date or what production volumes will be at the factory at that point it is difficult to give you any accurate timeline. Configuration and confirmation date will both play a part in production sequencing as will production efficiency schedules.

    As I learn more I will be reaching out to update customers..."

    So much for a summer or even early fall delivery time. I'm disappointed.
     
  2. Local host

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    Wow, you received a response from your delivery specialist? 3 emails to my DS, one to buildmytesla and a phone call and I still don't have a reply.

    I have yet to experience the customer service that everyone brags about.

    Summer was always my expectation to take delivery. August was my bet.
     
  3. SSD420

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    What customer service is everyone bragging about?

    When it comes to delivery, I've gotten 8 or 9 different responses. In order to get this one, I had to resend the exact email 3 times as well to someone else twice. Over the phone, no one would get me a response.

    Are you located in Canada too? Did you opt for the P90D or 90D? And what is your approximate reservation number?

    Based on false promises from all the previous reps, I, too expected August - September. Based on the response I just got and considered a didn't opt for the performance, I'm assuming winter now
     
  4. Macgaver

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    Personally my DS is really fast answering me. I send him a question by mail, he call me back in the next hours. (phone is my favorite contact in the MyTesla preference settings).

    I don't reach to him so much, but without exception for now, I had a call back same day. (Montreal)
     
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  5. Macgaver

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    About Canadian delivery timing, we should know more precise answer as soon Q2 is starting (that's next week). International deliveries are starting in Q2, it's a know fact.

    My guess, yes Signature and Performance Models before June 1st (P90D when configuring were "Early 2016" ... which have to be before June 1st right :)
     
  6. SSD420

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    My Delivery Rep says the Model X hasn't been approved by Transport Canada yet. Nor have they even started production for Canadians. How do you expect any delivery prior to June? Or even in June at all?
     
  7. Macgaver

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    When we get a VIN, it's 5 weeks to delivery if everything is ok. I expect we get some VINs early April.

    About that Transport Canada certification ... it was the "Default Speech" used by DS in december when we were asking. It was supposed to be concluded by end of March. I guess they didn't get any update on the process since, but it's probably not like they are just starting that certification... probably waiting for the last paper (hey it's Transport Canada :)
     
  8. SSD420

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    I sure hope so. I'm in need of a new car, and would hate to shell out $ for something else merely while I wait. I can probably go another few months, but I'm on the lookout for my new temporary car, if the price is right.
     
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    @Macgaver - what is your waiting list / reservation number? Or Aprox? If you're getting a signature model X, it must be pretty low.
     
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    I heard a rumour that there were only 15 Canadian Signatures (max allowed was 50). Even if it were 50, that number is just a blip and regular production can be produced at the exact same time. I expect regular and signature deliveries to start in the same week.
     
  11. Macgaver

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    I'm following on Facebook the US deliveries and it's becoming hard to follow, there is tons of deliveries every day.

    Agree with Candacca, Q2 production is supposed to be at an average of 700 cars/week... That's 100 cars every day. They could make all Canadians happy with less than one week work at the factory ... and get a big boost of publicity with it.


    Canada have the North America winner of the referral program (winning a Founder Model X). I think Tesla know that we love EV and we help sell more when we show them. We need some X in the streets asap ;-)
     
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  12. Shorty

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    We had the same discussion when the original S deliveries started. If I recall, the model S sig's started about 7 months after the US buyers started seeing their cars and it took about 2 months for Transport Canada to get through their process. At this point my best bet would be the later part of summer for the first deliveries to start.

    The good news is that the US early S adopters went through a lot of bugs initially so by the time we got our cars we were saved a lot of grief!
     
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    Model S production history :The first ten customers received their cars at the Fremont factory on June 22, 2012 at the official launch.

    Then on Tesla Motors Club

    ArieK | December 9, 2012

    Pbrulott posted the following in the thread about Model S Deliveries yesterday:

    Quote from GB on the TMC forum:
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    Hello everyone up north... Model S is now fully certified by Transport Canada

    Just thought that might warm you up before the weekend!!!


    And here is a link about an article about the first delivery. On December 21, 2012.

    » La Tesla Model S sous le sapin | L'auto blogue

    So all things being equal...

    Reveal of Model S = June 22, 2012
    Transport Canada Certification = December 9, 2012
    First Canadian Delivery = December 22, 2012

    Model X Timeline may not be exactly the same, but is seems six months for Transport Canada to certify then delivery to Canada goes pretty quickly. Since the reveal was about 6 months ago I hope we see Model X's delivered here shortly.
     
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  14. SSD420

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    I searched Tesla on Transport Canada's site and found this...


    Note-1: Please contact the manufacturer prior to importation to determine the exact nature and cost of modifications required. Possible modifications may include: daytime running lamps configuration, electronic immobilization system [EIS], metric odometer and speedometer configuration.


    Note-2: Tesla Motors has informed Transport Canada that Tesla service centers are currently not in a position to support the substantial modifications required to bring U.S. Model S and Model X vehicles into compliance with Canadian requirements. Contact the manufacturer for further details.

    Check it out here:
    TESLA MOTORS
     
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    If I'm reading that correctly, that is in reference to vehicles purchased in the USA and imported to Canada by an end-user. It basically says Tesla will not retrofit those American vehicles to meet Transport Canada requirements. One assumes that Canadian-destined cars would be manufactured / modified at the factory to meet the requirements.
     
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    What is means is that Tesla does not want people buying a model X in the US and then trying to bring it across the border! A lot of luxury brands do this now. I don't know what extensive mods would be required since the running light and odometer changes are either very simple or done through the config settings anyways.
     
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    I'm happy to hear our cars have not entered the production queue yet. While I am certainly looking forward to getting the car, I would like all the bugs that have been found and resolved to be part of the updated manufacturing process. It looks like this timeframe for Canadian deliveries will allow that.

    Cheers,

    Jon
     
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  18. TrevTremaine

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    I'll be following this thread. The website is saying delivery late this year even before putting down for a deposit, so I'm mulling options between the S and the X. I'm leaning towards the S primarily because delivery can happen sooner, but am also curious to know whether the S will undergo any mid-cycle changes as has been suggested in this forum.
     
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    030916 got configure now notification, configured model x/90D, waiting like everyone else. My research indicates production for model x is at 750/week with intentions to raise that to 1000/week for 2nd quarter. Hard to know exactly how many reservations there are for Model X, research indicates variant numbers. Dec 2015 approx. 33,000? Anyone know for sure were we are at? Canada and USA? divide that by production capabilities to achieve potential delivery dates...? Also what is Canada waiting for to approve this vehicle?
     
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    In Toronto, I had heard Canada has somewhere like 2400 orders with an anticipated delivery sometime in 2017 for new orders, although the website says late 2016. So far as approval goes, it takes time to certify although it's unclear if there's any hold ups. The major differences seem to be front/rear bumper integrity for low speed impact and daytime running lights.
     

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