Advance sales of the Tesla Model X already exceed $40 million

Article by Christian Andrei, on February 26, 2012

Just one day after Tesla presented the Model X at its Design Studio in Southern California, its advance sales have already surpassed the $40 million mark. Making this feat more remarkable is the fact that Tesla achieved this without any advertising. This product is just so impressive that it easily attracted the attention of the media.

At some point, the Model X became the third most searched term on Google. Last Thursday, traffic to teslamotors.com rose by 2800%. About two-thirds of all who visited the website were new to it. As proof that Model S and Model X complement each other, reservations for the new Model S reservations after the Model X was unveiled also grew by 30%.

Model X gets distinctive Falcon Wing doors that open up and out of the way, enabling one to stand up in the second row and step directly to the third row. Model X uses the same platform as Model S but it gets a longer wheelbase and has nearly the same external dimensions as an Audi Q7.

The interior of the Model X has 40% more room than a Q7. It can carry both seven large adults and boasts a spacious luggage area.

It offers dual motor all wheel drive for excellent all-weather driving while it offers the option of a 60 or 85 kWh battery. The Model X Performance version is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 4.4 seconds.

This means that Model X would be faster than many sports cars, which include the Porsche 911 Carrera. The Model X, which offers outstanding handling due to its low center of gravity, is very functional and stylish as well as offering an awesome performance.

The Model X gets Tesla's touchscreen, the 17" in-dash display that includes driver controls, vehicle apps, web connectivity and onboard charging. Model X will be priced competitively with other premium SUVs. The Tesla Factory in Fremont, CA, will start to make this model at the end of 2013. Tesla will begin deliveries in early 2014, with volumes aimed at 10,000 - 15,000 units annually.

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