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Used Model S Only 4900 Miles for $62k?

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Kenji, Jun 11, 2014.

  1. Kenji

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    The vehicle title is listed as Salvage in the listing.
     
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    I wonder what's wrong with it... from the pictures it doesn't appear damaged unless it had A LOT of work done.
     
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    Probably voids all the warranties. If not then it may be a value otherwise stay away.
     
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    Salvage title says 'Primary Damage UNDERCARRIAGE'. I'm guessing there's significant damage to the battery pack for it to have been listed as salvage.
     
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    it took a nice smack to the side.

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    Earlier this week, I came close to buying a used (and non-salvaged) nicely optioned MS 60 for $66K.

    $62K for this salvage looks like a bad deal.
     
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    it's an extremely bad deal. it's only a 60kW. a brand new 60kW with a clear title is $69900 - $7500 rebate = $62400. LOL why anyone in the world would buy a used one with a salvage title for the same price of a new one is beyond me.
     
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    Sorry guys, I got too excited. I guess at the high price, I forgot that most good deals are salvaged titles.

    Back to square 1.

    Thanks for the reply.
     
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    I google'd the VIN #. I wonder why that got salvaged with an estimated repair cost of only $13k.

    that site also had a much nastier wreck on there with a $50k repair bill. now that one IS salvage. Salvage 2013 red Tesl Roadster Model S with VIN 5YJSA1CN5DFP08383 on auction by Monday, June 23, 2014 | AutoBidMaster

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    I would think the OP's one should be repairable though the salvage cost is still too high..
     
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    Er… you all appear to have missed the (rather obvious?) rear offside (left, looking from the back) wheel angle on the grey one. This is *not good*. I'm 'just guessing' this is related to the 'undercarriage' damage - undercarriage in my book meaning the wheels/suspension, not the underneath or underside (i.e. battery).
     
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    Well yeah that's obvious. I assumed the entire rear suspension components would need to be replaced. Question is whether or not there's drive unit damage too.
     

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