1. Please keep posts on topic and refrain from short messages. Thanks!

Tesla: Model 3 Demand May Force Quality Downgrade

Discussion in 'Reserving, Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Skione65, Apr 8, 2016.

More threads by Skione65
  1. Skione65

    Top-Contributor
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2016
    Messages:
    476
    Location:
    Kentucky
    Tesla Owner:
    Reservation
    Country:
    Country
    Interesting article.......don't know if it was a "rush to Press" for the original text of the 'Descriptors' in time for the Model 3 reveal and the resultant change to the new description or if in fact the demand as stated has driven the change after Tesla has "re-assssed." I do agree that a lot of the options will be hardware Standards/included in the base version with an Optioning/UpgradeCost to turn on.
    Maybe Tesla got ahead of itself with the Base Pricing and what would be available and decided they can't offer all that at that price. Also found a graphic showing how "thin" the profit margins will be on the Base Model 3 and how the profit margin increases with the higher Optioning.

    http://seekingalpha.com/article/3964113-tesla-model-3-demand-may-force-quality-downgrade

    enlarge)[​IMG]

    Ski
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Informative Informative x 1
  2. JeffinAZ

    Active Member
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2016
    Messages:
    78
    Location:
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Tesla Owner:
    Model 3
    Country:
    Country
    Interesting graphic--I wonder how those numbers were arrived at?
     
  3. cle

    cle
    Member
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2016
    Messages:
    14
    Location:
    Netherlands
    [​IMG]
    Do the numbers 344 and 366 imply that there will be a 44kwh and 66kwh battery?
     
  4. Stephane Lamarche

    Active Member
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2016
    Messages:
    29
    Location:
    Tennessee
    Seems like there's wayyyy too much assumptions and speculations on what model 3 will be.... Again, this article sounds like a clicker bait to me. But always entertaining for discussion purposes...
     
  5. garsh

    Dis Member
    Moderator M3OC Supporting Member
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2016
    Messages:
    5,082
    Location:
    Pittsburgh PA
    Country:
    Country
    I think you've just described this entire website.
    :p
     
    • Like Like x 2
  6. jetwet1

    Member
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2016
    Messages:
    15
    Location:
    Las Vegas
    A quality downgrade right now would be stupid, Tesla has a great reputation with the public, hence 350,000 of the things being sold before a single production model has been made, Tesla is still in the growing up stages of it's young life, do it right, build a good car for the masses and they will be set.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  7. Stephane Lamarche

    Active Member
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2016
    Messages:
    29
    Location:
    Tennessee
    Totally agree with you
     

Share This Page

Model 3 Owners Club © 2018. All rights reserved.
Model 3 Owners Club (M3OC) is an enthusiast club and is not affiliated with Tesla Motors or the Tesla Motors Club Forum (TMC).
All Tesla logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Tesla Motors.