Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) – Tesla Postpones Mannequin S Plaid Plus deliveries to mid-next 12 months
Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) delayed supply of the brand new Mannequin S Plaid Plus by just a few months to mid-2022.
What occurred: Tesla has up to date its Mannequin S on-line configurator to vary the supply schedule to mid-2022. The Plaid Plus was beforehand scheduled for launch in late 2021.
The transfer got here simply hours after the automaker quietly up to date its on-line configurator to extend the costs of a few of its Mannequin 3 and Mannequin S autos, marking the corporate’s second value change in latest days. The brand new value for the Mannequin S Plaid Plus is now $ 149,990, up from $ 10,000.
Why is that this necessary: Tesla solely takes reservations with refundable deposits for the automobile, not precise orders. The automaker’s determination to delay deliveries might point out it’s seeing a rise in bookings for the Mannequin S Plaid Plus.
The Mannequin S Plaid Plus will use Tesla’s new 4680 battery cell which permits for sooner charging, higher energy and efficiency. It is a highly effective all-electric automobile with over 520 miles of vary and a zero to 60 mph time of beneath 2 seconds.
Worth motion: Tesla shares closed up 4.7% Thursday at $ 699.60, however are down almost 0.2% within the after-hours session.
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