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Inventory Model X Option Now Available On Tesla’s Website

Zach Model X behindTesla recently added a new “inventory” option on its website for those looking to purchase a Model X SUV, according to recent reports from Tesla stalkers. It should be noted, though, that the company doesn’t seem to have actually listed any yet — the option to buy that was is simply enabled.

The news was brought to my attention through a post by “ShadowR55” on the Tesla Motors Club forum, which stated: “Looks like they have finally added an inventory option on the Model X like they have had for a while with the S.”

A second comment noted: “They just added the option to view inventory to tesla.com, it might take a bit for them to populate their inventory with what’s on hand. At least I hope that’s what their doing, otherwise it would be pretty useless to have an inventory option.”

Tesla Model X front lowHowever, as with the X, you can find out more about what’s available simply by talking to a salesperson at Tesla — a lot of cars are reportedly available that aren’t actually on the site.

While the discounts available when going with an inventory car rather than a “brand new” one usually aren’t that enormous, they are fairly substantial — so they often make a good choice for those looking to cut purchase costs somewhat. In the case of Tesla Model X, the purchase price is (of course) going to remain quite high in the coming couple of years.

Tesla Model X red 1How much of a discount could one expect if they went with an inventory Model X? According to the commentator “nctalkinghead” (who apparently purchased an inventory Model X 90D with 963 miles in Austin), around $2,200 at the moment.

So, not a bad discount … but one that still leaves a price tag well into the range that only the wealthy can afford though. Any takers?

All images by Kyle Field

 
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James Ayre's background is predominantly in geopolitics and history, but he has an obsessive interest in pretty much everything. After an early life spent in the Imperial Free City of Dortmund, James followed the river Ruhr to Cofbuokheim, where he attended the University of Astnide. And where he also briefly considered entering the coal mining business. He currently writes for a living, on a broad variety of subjects, ranging from science, to politics, to military history, to renewable energy. You can follow his work on Google+.

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