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500 Tesla Model X Reservations in First 4 Days

CleanTechnica -- The Tesla Model X (yes, Tesla’s awesome-looking electric SUV with wicked falcon-wing doors) is off to a good start. The only SUV I think I actually like got 500 reservations in its first 4 days of availability.

Few companies go ten years without turning a profit, and manage to stay alive. Tesla Motors has though, and it seems like CEO Elon Musk’s predictions that the company will turn a profit next year might actually come true. Hot on the heels of the Tesla Model S release, Musk and crew unveiled the Tesla Model X crossover.

And just as I predicted, the soccer mom’s flocked to the falcon-wing doors and seven-passenger seating. Tesla says that between the unveiling last Thursday and Valentines Day this past Tuesday, they took 500 reservations worth a cool $40 million.

This is serious


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Submitted Feb 20, 2012 By: angel4me
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Bussman
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 1:27:58 AM

I'd like to see one in person.
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Urlicht
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 5:44:22 PM

"Falcon-wing doors," nice.
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batloverNM
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 2:00:27 PM

Well said pscamp! Let the rich be the early adopters and bring the price down! You can go more miles on a dollars worth of electricity than you can on a dollars worth of gasoline.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 12:23:15 PM

Tesla proving the EV does have good demand. So far the Volt, Leaf and Fisker have yet to impress.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 10:56:34 AM

I wish these guys well.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 9:32:33 AM

Take that you Volt people!
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 9:29:45 AM

Hopefully it does much better than Fiskars did.

Thanks for the update.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 9:04:46 AM

I wish these guys well. The seem to have some staying power and are viewed as leaders in the world of EVs. Cool looking vehicle. hard to justify the price for most of us, but clearly there are at least 500 propsective buyers willing to pay the asking price.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 8:17:37 AM

Very cool. Let the rich be early adopters and bring the price down!
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