Electric Cars are getting the serious market force behind them and Tesla has announced Model S reservations in Canada now. Base price of CAD57,400 before incentives is the very high bar to match for any automaker for such a stylish Electric Car and its specifications. Mid 2012 delivery for Canada sounds very promising as well - company is on track to delivery on its promises now.
Recent raise of additional capital for Tesla's Model X crossover is another very important step for the all EV industry. The whole generation of SUV market sector will have their own thing to switch to the Electric Cars.
by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Jun 11th 2011 at 12:42PM
Tesla Model S Alpha – Click above for high-res image gallery
Tesla Motors is now taking reservations for its upcoming Model S in Canada. Deliveries of the electric sedan will commence in mid-2012. Tesla says that the Model S will start at a base price of $57,400, but points out that the battery-powered four-door vehicle will qualify for various incentives, like Ontario's $8,500 rebate.
Tesla says that it will crank out 5,000 Model S sedans in 2012, before ramping up to 20,000 units a year in 2013. The first 1,000 vehicles to roll off the assembly line will make up the North American Model S Signature Series, equipped with the top-of-the-line 480-kilometer (298-mile) range battery pack, unique badging, a slew of options and priced at approximately $77,400.
Tesla is taking reservations for the Model S online and plans call for the automaker to open a store in Toronto in the near future. The Model S prototype will be on display for the public in Toronto from June 11-18."