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Thoughts on buying a new Model S today

Should I buy a new Model S?

  • Life is short - buy a new current generation today!!!

    Votes: 18 20.0%
  • Buy the Next Generation - it will be worth it.

    Votes: 47 52.2%
  • Wait and buy certified used. Prices are about to drop once the Next Gen is released.

    Votes: 10 11.1%
  • "Don't ever buy a new car." - Warren Buffett

    Votes: 15 16.7%

  • Total voters
    90

SegSeg

Member
Apr 5, 2021
27
118
Charleston, SC
I have been waiting for the refresh to come out and was ready to order. The only thing preventing me is the yoke wheel. Im old school. Hands at 10 and 2 and have to make u-turns etc.

For 100 bucks might as well get in line and see what happens. Reading alot of the forums here and it seems there is quite a love/hate with Tesla the company but all love Tesla the Car.
 

RobK

Member
Feb 22, 2018
235
63
Overland Park, KS
Any news on when Tesla will start producing the refreshed Model S (LR)? I ordered mine on 3/10 and it still shows 10-14 weeks for delivery.

Sold our Model S 85 few days ago and now have to be a passenger in my wife's ICE car. Not sure what is worse - going in an ICE car or being a silent passenger?
 
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RobK

Member
Feb 22, 2018
235
63
Overland Park, KS
A bit disappointed that Elon Musk did not give clarity on the delivery of refreshed Model S/X cars other than "soon".

As I was curious I went to the Tesla website to see the delivery dates if one places an order now. The Plaid model S has a delivery date of June to July whereas the delivery dates for Model S (LR) shows as August to September. It seem that Tesla wants to build and sell their higher margin Model S Plaid first.

Hope they do not delay delivery dates of Model S (LR) cars for people who ordered earlier this year.

I wonder if their strategy is to see of people will jump from LR to Plaid if they delay the delivery of cars? For me Plaid really does not make sense.
 

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