Tesla Model S: Collectable vehicle of the future

Tesla Model S: Collectable vehicle of the future

Checked on but didn't find a thread that mentioned this or maybe my computer skills are not up to par.

Carmine | 5 février 2013

Oops! Neither is my spelling! Collectible.

Superliner | 5 février 2013

I hope not. Otherwise how am I ever going to afford a second S if they are all in museums or the collections of bazzillionairs :-(

archibaldcrane | 5 février 2013

Kind of hard for a model that will have 20,000 units produced a year (and be relatively unchanged for multiple model years) to become too collectible, honestly.

Epley | 5 février 2013

Did you see the drag race on that site between the Volt and a Model S? HAHAHAHAHAHA!

nickjhowe | 5 février 2013

@archibaldcrane - what makes you say the S will be unchanged across model years? Elon said they won't follow the industry in changing the S for each model year, but he didn't say they wouldn't change the S. Plenty of speculation around a station wagon version, AWD, sport handling pack, ...

Brian H | 5 février 2013

I'd think those variants will be in addition to the 20-30K "regular" MSes. Maybe the graveyard shift will be dedicated to them!

GoTeslaChicago | 5 février 2013

I love my model S I hope to keep it a long time but honestly I think Fisker Karma is more likely to become a collectible because the company will probably go out of business. Therefore the karma is guaranteed to be rare.

Brian H | 5 février 2013

Especially considering the SC factor. (Spontaneous Combustion)

RZitrin1 | 5 février 2013

Perhaps the Sigs will become collectible, being only 1200 or so in number.

Brian H | 5 février 2013

Consider the cars they selected previously. Lots of those on the road, initially. I assume they assume a certain rate of attrition -- obviously not applicable to the MS. It will never wear out! :D