Tesla now limits consumers of recent current stock autos to be in close by states

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With lengthy supply wait instances, and even the lack to order, many potential Tesla house owners are turning to the present stock part of the web site, hoping to snap up a brand new EV that turns into out there in different states.

Beforehand this was an effective way to shortly get your self behind the wheel of a Tesla , as long as you didn’t thoughts paying a supply charge to have it shipped to your nearest Tesla location. That charge ranges from $500 to as a lot as $2,500 for a cross-country supply.

Tesla has now restricted purchases of recent current stock autos, requiring consumers to be in close by states. The restriction was found by WaitingForTesla.com, a web site which tracks Tesla’s stock in each Canada and america.

When coming into in a supply zip code, you’ll now be introduced with a message explaining which states the automobile might be delivered to and registered in. Within the instance under for a Mannequin Y in Bartlett, Tennessee, Tesla is limiting supply to clients inside state, or Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

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The limitation may even be as strict as to inside the state solely, as it’s for this Mannequin Y which may solely be shipped and registered inside California.

It’s unclear why Tesla has added this new restriction, however in a dialogue with us, WaitingForTesla.com believes it’s being carried out to assist stop somebody from shopping for a automobile and shortly flipping it for revenue, one thing which isn’t unusual with the lengthy supply wait instances and excessive demand for Tesla autos proper now.

In researching different autos on Tesla’s current stock part, the restriction solely applies to the “new”, and never “used,” Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y autos.

Mannequin S and Mannequin X autos can nonetheless be bought and shipped from one aspect of the nation to the opposite, with the identical charges as outlined above.

There are at the moment no current stock Mannequin 3/Y autos in Canada.

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