On Monday morning Tesla Motors sent out invites for the Model X launch event, which will take place at the Tesla Fremont Factory on September 29th (7PM PT ). The picture on the invite gives us a first look at Tesla’s new headlights which have been camouflaged on prototypes until now. According to Paul Carter, founder of ModelXTracker.com and Signature Model X reservation holder, most if not all Signature reservation holders received the invite. The number of Signature Model X reservations is estimated to be at around 2,000 globally and just over 1,000 in the US. In order to reserve a Signature Model X, a potential buyer has to place a $40,000 deposit. Non-signature reservations require a $5,000 deposit and there could be over 27,000 already reserved.

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The Signature reservation holders were the first, and currently the only ones, to have access to Tesla’s online design studio for the Model X to configure and place their orders. Tesla is expected to deliver the Model X to the first few reservation holders at the event.

Here’s the Model S Customer Delivery Event (2012), we could expect a similar event for the launch of the Model X:

Since Tesla made its online design studio available to Signature reservations holders, the company has been tuning the options for the new all-electric SUV. They increased the estimated EPA-rated range on the P90D by 10 miles to 250 miles and added hitch accessories directly at the purchase of the Model X in order to get around the ‘Falcon Wing’ door limitations.

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