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Tesla for rent NYC?

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by Henry_MK1, Jul 14, 2015.

  1. Henry_MK1

    Henry_MK1 New Member

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    I'm a Tesla enthusiast who has never had the pleasure of driving one. Does anyone know where I could rent a Tesla in New York for between 1-24 hours?
     
  2. Galve2000

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    I would call up the Tesla store on West 25th Street. See what they say.

    511 W 25th St
    New York, NY
    (212) 206-1204

    They may not offer extended test drives like what you are looking for, but it doesn't hurt to ask. especially if you are willing to put down a deposit. (typically refundable for the 1st 7 days)..
     
  3. Henry_MK1

    Henry_MK1 New Member

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    Thanks Galve2000!
     
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    At present I'm not aware of any of any rental car companies offering Model S rentals in NYC. Where you probably will see them turn up is in boutique companies that specialize in exotic or über luxe daily car rentals. Google is your friend, they're out there.

    About 10 years ago one of my peers decided to give himself a Ferrari for the day birthday present. It was redonkulous - like $5K deposit plus $1750 per day.

    A month or two ago there was a fellow on TMC forums who thought a Model S driver might want to swap his "luxury FiDi one bedroom" for a weekend. I looked up the exotic/superluxury rental prices and drew the comparison to typical AirBNB prices. It was like $2-3K for a Lambo and around $1250 for an AMG. So if these "experience the thrill" rental companies start offering P85Ds I'd imagine the daily rate will be pretty steep.
     
  6. Henry_MK1

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    Thanks DFibRL8R I have already enquired with Hertz Dream Cars and they couldn't recommend anywhere to try in New York.

    BoerumHill thanks for that information, judging from those prices I imagine the price will be pretty hefty too.
     
  7. BoerumHill

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    Simple solution:

    Buy P85D
    Rent 2-3 days/mon to cover pmt & Ins
    Drive for free!

    At least you'll have first mover advantage.

    ;)
     

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