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Should I (model 60)

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Rault18, Jul 13, 2017.

  1. Rault18

    Rault18 Member

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    I'm just totally thorn because I don't like the model 3 that much anymore, but it has and will do everything a model S 60 does...so here it comes. Found a private party model s 60 for 60k

    16 model s 60
    13k miles
    autopilot
    glass roof with sunroof
    no premium packages
    leather seats
    black interior and alcantara roof trim
    extra trunk seats
    19 inch wheels

    Do you guys things its a great deal/average or I should just pass it?
     
  2. doubleohwhat

    doubleohwhat Supporting Member

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    AP 1 or 2? Condition? Since it's a 16, the battery is software upgradeable to a 75. So that's a plus.

    However, given the option of that car or a well specced Model 3, I'd opt for the Model 3. That's just my personal preference though.
     
  3. Rault18

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    AP1

    with me putting a res on M3 the day of launch, I feel im in a tough position.
     
  4. doubleohwhat

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    The S60 you mentioned isn't horribly priced as long as it's in good condition (no excessive wear and tear, etc) and still has most of the battery warranty left. Basically it looks like the owner is asking a bit more than what they would get trading it into Tesla. Nothing wrong with that as long as you get it looked over prior to signing since there is no CPO inspection. Has the yearly inspection been performed? If so, did it get a clean bill of health? If the inspection hasn't been performed then I'd suggest having the owner get that done as a condition of the sale prior to signing. You could split the cost with them, etc.

    As for the model (S60) itself, I have a 2016 S75 (originally a 60) with AP1. I don't see AP1 getting any major improvements in the future but it's pretty darn solid as it is. I wouldn't hesitate to purchase another AP1 if I was looking for another S.

    All that said, your money will go farther with the model 3. You're in CA and have a launch day reservation. So you'd be towards the front of the line.

    So really, I think this decision is down to preference. If you prefer the model S then the car you found seems to be a solid option. However, if something like range is highly important and you don't want to spend the extra $ to upgrade the S60, then I'd hold out until a larger battery model 3 is released.
     
  5. CLLACAB

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    Keep in mind the 60 has already taken its big depreciation hit. It will now lose a few thousand dollars a year in value. Aside from waiting a year to get the 3, it will take a big hit to value in the first year as a new car. You can always sell the 60 later and buy the 3.

    I think the price is high. Check the Tesla site for CPO prices.
     
  6. Rault18

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    Thank you guys. Lots of awesome feedback. It definitely makes tons of sense.

    Thanks again!
     
  7. Scoopa

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    Price seems a little high. You can likely load up a 3 for a similar price, or do better on a CPO S. I just got my S (100D) about a month ago, and it is so fun! Good luck and enjoy!
     

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