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EVLN: $150k ‘lightly used’ Tesla-3 EV4sale on craiglist> (profiteering capitalizing employee-scalper)

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'2,000 miles, 310 Mile Long Range Battery, will not qualify for the $7,500
Federal Tax Credit, THIS IS REAL'

https://jalopnik.com/apparent-tesla-employee-tries-to-sell-early-model-3-on-1819371228
Apparent Tesla Employee Tries To Sell Early Model 3 On Craigslist For
$150,000 Before Deleting Post
2017-10-11  Patrick George

It’s going to be a while before you, a dutiful, early-and-often voting,
patriotic member of the American public, get your hands on a Tesla Model 3.
Even if you pre-ordered one, the brand new entry-level electric sedan is
stuck in “production hell” as Tesla tries to ramp up to meet the aggressive
sales targets set by CEO Elon Musk. If you’re going to buy one now there’s a
good chance it’s because someone got cute—or greedy.

A tipster sent us this Monterey Craigslist post attempting to sell a new
Model 3 with 2,000 miles on the odometer for $150,000. The car is said to be
VIN No. 209, which would make it the kind of very early Model 3 sent to
Tesla employees themselves—which electric car site Electrek apparently
confirmed.

That would have been a hefty profit for this seller, as the sticker on this
Model 3 is reportedly just $56,000. That would make it a pretty
nicely-equipped Long Range model, and given the photos seemed impossible to
find elsewhere on the internet, the posting at least seemed to be
legitimate.

But the game didn’t last long. The Craiglsist listing was deleted not long
after it started getting traction on that site, Reddit and other places.
(Officials from Tesla declined to comment on the matter.)

So what happened here? Again, Tesla won’t say, but it’s entirely plausible
an employee got their car and then decided to try and make a lot of money by
selling it—although they did so in a very stupid and public way.

As Electrek notes, Tesla employees have to have these early Model 3s
registered to themselves or family members and are barred from reselling
them for anything more than the original price; the same goes for
reservation holders. More than likely this person drew the ire of their
employers and the post was yanked as a result.

Better luck next time, friend.
[© jalopnik.com]



http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/865115/Tesla-Model-3-price-for-sale-used-car
Tesla Model 3 for sale - used electric car emerges online, but it comes at a
price
Oct 12, 2017  Luke John Smith

[images  
https://cdn.images.express.co.uk/img/dynamic/24/590x/Tesla-Model-3-price-for-sale-used-car-865115.jpg
Tesla Model 3 for sale, used on Craiglist with a hefty price

http://cdn.images.express.co.uk/img/dynamic/galleries/x701/296299.jpg
Tesla Model 3

http://cdn.images.express.co.uk/img/dynamic/galleries/x701/296296.jpg
(from slideshow 1 of 33)
]

FOR the first time ever drivers are being offered the chance to buy a Tesla
Model 3, but there is a problem.

A used Tesla Model 3 [
http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/835242/Tesla-Model-3-price-specs-interior-range
] appeared for sale for the first time ever giving fans a chance to purchase
the car.

Hundreds of thousands of motorists who pre-ordered the Model 3 are still
awaiting delivery on the vehicle as Tesla work out “production bottlenecks.”

This used car therefore is an attractive proposition for many motorists, but
there is one big issue with this used car.

It will cost a buyer $150,000 – that $115,000 more than its starting price
from the showroom.

The seller is clearly capitalising on the ‘hype-beast’ nature of the car
selling it at a vastly inflated premium.

Estimates suggest that a fully-loaded Model 3, much like the one for sale
here, will cost a motorist in the region of $56,000.

Under 300 examples of the car have been made to date which does make this
version of the car an exclusive product, but the vastly inflated price is
likely to see too many bids.

[slideshow]   The car was posted to Craigslist in Monterey with the driver
stating the car is ‘lightly used.’  Tesla Model 3 in pictures  Mon, January
30, 2017  The Tesla Model 3, which is set to be released in 2018, in
pictures.

The advert says:  “First ever Tesla Model 3 for sale. Car is lightly used
with just over 2,000 miles.

“This is a unique opportunity to own one of the most anticipated cars ever.

“Skip the line of over 400,000 people and buy the car of the future now! Car
is fully loaded with the 310 Mile Long Range Battery, Panoramic Glass Roof,
Premium Interior, Sound System and Aero Wheels.

“Car has been great for the past 2,000 miles and a unique circumstance is
forcing me to part with the car.

Tesla Model 3 price for sale used car  CRAIGLIST
The Model 3 that is for sale will cost $150,000 to buy

“Fit and finish are excellent for an early production model. This car meets
all of the hype and I plan on owning another in the future.

“This car will not qualify for the $7,500 Federal Tax Credit because it has
been registered. So if you want a tax credit, please do not contact me about
purchasing this car.

“I am not really sure how to price the car but it is in obvious demand. I
understand the curiousity but serious offers only please.”

The advertiser ends the post simply stating “THIS IS REAL” in an attempt to
quell any doubt about the advert being disingenuous.

I guess the question is then, is the most hyped car in the world in 2017,
worth three times its actual value?
[© 2017 Express Newspapers]



https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/tesla-model-3/6343113974.html
Tesla Model 3 - $90000 (hayward / castro valley)
[images
https://images.craigslist.org/01313_jvUITPGcn5h_600x450.jpg

https://images.craigslist.org/00W0W_2nH8CU9U85V_600x450.jpg
]
2017 Tesla Model 3
VIN: 5YJ3E1EA2HF000XXX
condition: like new
cylinders: 4 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: electric
odometer: 1000
paint color: silver
size: full-size
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
type: sedan
My car has 19" Sport Wheels,Long Range Battery,Premium Upgrades,Full
Self-Driving Capability and Enhanced Autopilot
...
https://monterey.craigslist.org/search/sss?query=Tesla+Model+3&searchNearby=2&nearbyArea=43&nearbyArea=285&nearbyArea=96&nearbyArea=191&nearbyArea=1&nearbyArea=97
Searching craigslist for  Tesla Model 3



https://teslamotorsclub.com/blog/2017/10/11/used-model-3-offered-for-150k-on-craigslist/
Used Model 3 Offered for $150K on Craigslist
October 11, 2017 - Tesla Model 3 VIN#209 just popped up for sale on
Craigslist for a ... Given Tesla's slow production of the Model 3, current
owners are in a good ...
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[video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7vki2b49YY
First used Tesla Model 3 hits Craigslist... for $150,000 - 10:23
8 hours ago - Uploaded by New Car
In the event you're browsing Craigslist with $150000 to burn, there's a used
Tesla Model 3 with your name ...
]



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