Tesla Model X Overview Updated April 27, 2017

Tesla Model X

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The Tesla Model X is the first all-electric SUV and the second vehicle released on Tesla’s second generation platform.

Tesla Model X Stories April 27

At one point last year, Tesla offered almost $20,000 in software-upgradable options when buying a vehicle and started advertising upgrading to the software-locked features through in-car purchases – pictured above.

After the recent changes in its vehicle lineup, Tesla has now slashed the prices of the most important software-locked features: the battery capacity upgrades. expand full story

Tesla Model X Stories April 26

Yesterday, we reported that Tesla is planning to push the ‘Automatic Emergency Braking’ (AEB) feature to its second-generation Autopilot car by the end of the week.

Knowing this, Consumer Reports decided to lower the ratings of the Model S and X until the feature is released. expand full story

Tesla Model X Stories April 23

Tesla is currently investigating an accident that happened in February in Guangzhou where a Model X crashed on the highway and caught on fire. The owner of the vehicle and her boyfriend were sitting in the second-row seat and they claim that the Falcon Wing doors were not opening after the crash resulting in them being stuck in the backseat while the car was starting to catch on fire.

They managed to exit through the front door just as the vehicle went up in flames, but not without injuries and now they are asking Tesla for 8 million Chinese yuan (~$1 million) in compensation. expand full story


Tesla Model X Stories April 20

Tesla spotted a “manufacturing issue” with a part in the parking brakes on 53,000 Model S and X vehicles produced between February and October 2016.

While they believed that only a small percentage of those parking brakes could be at risk, they decided to issue a voluntary recall on all 53,000 vehicles in order to replace the electric parking brakes. expand full story

Tesla Model X Stories April 18

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) in Florida decided to lease 4 Tesla Model X SUVs to create an electric ride-sharing service.

They recently took delivery of the vehicles (pictured above), which they managed to acquire through private donations from local businesses in the University of South Florida (USF) area – where the service will be offered.

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AAA released its “Top Green Vehicle award” based on its evaluations of plug-in electric vehicles and other “green cars”. Tesla took two of the top spots, including overall best for the Model X 75D and best green “large car” for the Model S 60.

With the awards, the non-profit automobile association released a study based on a survey of its members in order to gauge “consumer interest in electric vehicles”. expand full story


Tesla Model X Stories April 17

Earlier this morning, Tesla updated its online design studio for the Model S and X in order to change pricing and standard options for the base models (75/75D and 90/90D) and to introduce new features in the Model X.

The company has now explained that they will implement “slight price increases to their higher end 100D and P100D models”, Tesla’s longest-range (and consequently the world’s longest-range) vehicles, next week, which should result in a similar price average as before today’s changes. expand full story

Tesla made a lot of changes to its design studio today. They mostly had to do with pricing changes for the Model S following the discontinuation of the Model S 60 and 60D option – you can read Jamie’s post for all the details, but the Model X was also updated and with new features – not only price changes.

The flagship all-electric SUV has new wheels and a center console for the second-row seats. expand full story

Tesla Model X Stories March 31

Several companies developing electric vehicle and self-driving technologies have used Tesla’s vehicles, whether it was to reverse engineer them, like Audi did with the Model X, or to work on new sensors and autonomous driving technologies, like Bosch did with a Model S for its self-driving program.

Now Faraday Future is using a Model X as part of its test program for its own electric and autonomous vehicle. expand full story


Tesla unofficially entered the Jordanian market back in 2015 when it delivered private Supercharger stations (pictured above) to the Manaseer Group, an operator of gas stations in the country.

At the time, Tesla’s vehicles weren’t even available for sale in Jordan and customers had to import the Model S themselves. Today, Tesla announced that it is officially introducing the Model S and Model X in the country.  expand full story

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