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    1. Member Pnuu's Avatar
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      09-15-2019 02:25 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by Ark6 View Post
      Tesla drastically reduced the price in 2018. Before it was possible to spec then that high.


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      This.

      Durable goods like personal cars aren't supposed to be volatile assets, but don't tell that to Elon. I'm sure he has a GREAT reason for selling something at $170k and then dropping it to $120k, thereby royally screwing anyone who bought it before the price drop and effectively lost ~$50k in value overnight.

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      09-15-2019 02:26 PM #27
      i like the turo idea

      Quote Originally Posted by tesla stretch thread
      Rent it out on Turo. Advertise it as a $173k vehicle.

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      09-15-2019 02:38 PM #28
      Most of the people you see driving around in these luxury cars are exactly in this scenario. They have zero or minimal savings, and barely get by... You really can't look at a nice M550i or something equivalent going down the road and think "that person is doing really well for themselves" because most likely they make about the same money as you, or even less.

      All the wealthy people I know drive Toyotas or Hondas and keep them for 10-15 years...

      Pretty scary. People are dumb.

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      09-15-2019 02:47 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by ZPayne View Post
      All the wealthy people I know drive Toyotas or Hondas and keep them for 10-15 years...
      Yup.
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      09-15-2019 02:52 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by Sold Over Sticker View Post
      You’d think someone credit worthy enough to purchase a car that expensive would understand how to save and have a contingency plan.

      Ways out are:
      1- repo and destroy credit and be liable for the difference between auction value and repo fees against the payoff.
      2- sell it to the insurance company
      3- continue making payments by selling ones body to sex fiends
      4- liquidate investments, sell it, and cover the payoff

      Good luck anonymous Facebook marketplace idiot.
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      Quote Originally Posted by @McMike View Post
      I swear I read this before. I can't remember if it was here not, but it was long enough ago that there should be an update by now.
      Yeah, it's been around before. The whole thing was probaby a hoax, Canadian prices, or a ton of negative equity.
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      09-15-2019 02:58 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by BUJonathan View Post
      How do you get one of these up to $173k?!
      Quote Originally Posted by SoCalDubber View Post
      You can’t. He’s full of 💩
      Quote Originally Posted by AutoBear View Post
      Those extended warranties are expensive

      I tried building one and topped out at $127,490.
      Quote Originally Posted by ghost03 View Post
      I just built one and only got to $115. Let's say $125 after taxes and fees. Long ways from $173.

      Then again, they're quick to bring up adding negative equity to a trade. Maybe $173 out the door included negative equity from a 2018 G30 or something.
      Quote Originally Posted by Ark6 View Post
      Tesla drastically reduced the price in 2018. Before it was possible to spec then that high.


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      Quote Originally Posted by MylesPH1 View Post
      Might be Canadian dollars, a P100D with Ludricous lists for 167k, according to teh internetz..

      EDIT - whoops, that was Model X. Model S with Ludicrous is now 132k after a price drop, but that means a 2018 could hit that’s figure before the discount. This would have made his timing even dumber, as the 2019 version of his car would have been roughly 30k cheaper.
      According to a google search, the 2018 base price of a P100D was $140k. I'm sure back then there might have been another $33k in options available or maybe he rolled some negative equity into it.

      Today's base price is $105k. Build it in blue with 22" wheels, best interior, 6 seats, and full self drive and you are up to $126,490.

      Tesla has gone through at least 2 factory price reductions since 2018. He just got screwed because every factory price decrease just boosts his depreciation.

    8. 09-15-2019 03:12 PM #32
      Like everyone else said, this could be fake. If it was real, another option is renting it on Turo in a market where Tesla’s are in demand. He might make enough in rental income to make the payments long enough for someone to total it?

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      09-15-2019 03:46 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by BUJonathan View Post
      How do you get one of these up to $173k?!
      Here's someone's build sheet. With tax it's possible.
      https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/thre...r-sale.127356/


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      09-15-2019 04:42 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by Pnuu View Post
      This.

      Durable goods like personal cars aren't supposed to be volatile assets, but don't tell that to Elon. I'm sure he has a GREAT reason for selling something at $170k and then dropping it to $120k, thereby royally screwing anyone who bought it before the price drop and effectively lost ~$50k in value overnight.
      This^ it’s a fake “worst case scenario” dreamt up by people who dislike Tesla (most likely for financial/investment reasons, not enthusiasts).

      I think there is a lot that could be fixed at TSLA, but hammering on them for dropping prices on their oldest currently available product seems pretty silly.
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      09-15-2019 05:06 PM #35
      At $173k our the door price and $2384 monthly payment this person did a 6 year nothing down finance, or even a 7 year financing. He couldn’t afford the car, shouldn’t have bought it in the first place.

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      09-15-2019 05:22 PM #36
      Quote Originally Posted by @McMike View Post
      Here's someone's build sheet. With tax it's possible.
      https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/thre...r-sale.127356/
      Ugh. I'm not justifying this person's financial decisions, because this clearly was not a well thought out purchase (if true). But, if I dropped $173k on a Model X and the MSRP fell ~$60k, I would be pissed at Elon.
      =

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      09-15-2019 05:26 PM #37
      Quote Originally Posted by Sold Over Sticker View Post
      2- sell it to the insurance company
      This is why I live close to the lake.

      Never know when you need a quick bailout.
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      09-15-2019 06:32 PM #38
      Wait. You can spend $173K on a Tesla?!

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      09-15-2019 06:56 PM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by Cabin Pics View Post
      This is why I live close to the lake.

      Never know when you need a quick bailout.
      "The Autopilot steered it directly into the lake. I was lucky to escape with my life! Tesla will be hearing from my attorney!"
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      09-15-2019 07:03 PM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by @McMike View Post
      I swear I read this before. I can't remember if it was here not, but it was long enough ago that there should be an update by now.
      You did, it was here.
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      09-15-2019 07:32 PM #41
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      You did, it was here.
      Also, yes. This.

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      09-15-2019 07:40 PM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      you did, it was here.
      LOL watt?

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      09-15-2019 07:48 PM #43
      Quote Originally Posted by 16volt View Post
      Wait. You can spend $173K on a Tesla?!
      Not anymore, and I think I saw somebody else call out that this might have been a troll post on the Tesla group anyway just to rile up the Tesla fans. The fact that the monthly payment corresponds roughly with a $0 down payment 6 year loan or a near zero rate/down on a 7 year is suspicious. Especially since the odds of a lender approving such a ridiculous loan seem a bit far fetched. There's rules on certain auto loans similar to so-called jumbo loans for housing. I could go into it more but bottom line is that it sure feels like a post to rile up a Tesla facebook group rather than a real person.

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      09-15-2019 09:09 PM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by AZGolf View Post
      Not anymore, and I think I saw somebody else call out that this might have been a troll post on the Tesla group anyway just to rile up the Tesla fans. The fact that the monthly payment corresponds roughly with a $0 down payment 6 year loan or a near zero rate/down on a 7 year is suspicious. Especially since the odds of a lender approving such a ridiculous loan seem a bit far fetched. There's rules on certain auto loans similar to so-called jumbo loans for housing. I could go into it more but bottom line is that it sure feels like a post to rile up a Tesla facebook group rather than a real person.
      I think you might be right, but if so I can't figure out why they think a fake bad financial decision is a corporate insult.

      A price drop on a car is unusual, but cars lose value all the time, especially high end ones loaded with options.

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      09-15-2019 09:10 PM #45
      It doesn't matter it is a Tesla or Mercedes or Ferrari.... Fakerich should not buy a 6 digits car from the start. I thought the 2008 financial crisis which started by USA should taught many American (people in general) not to do sh!t like this....
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      09-15-2019 09:12 PM #46
      Driving through a flooded street is his best bet right now. "oops"
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      09-15-2019 09:20 PM #47
      Find a new job. Problem solved.

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      09-15-2019 09:33 PM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by Avus View Post
      It doesn't matter it is a Tesla or Mercedes or Ferrari.... Fakerich should not buy a 6 digits car from the start. I thought the 2008 financial crisis which started by USA should taught many American (people in general) not to do sh!t like this....
      This is America.

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      09-15-2019 09:38 PM #49
      ...and of course, blame it on autopilot...


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      09-15-2019 09:39 PM #50
      I don't understand this.
      We have always been taught people with expensive things are rich, and rich people are smart.
      This all makes no sense.
      Have we been lied to?

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