The merry-go-round of changes for Tesla vehicles continues this week after the company quietly pulled theTesla just last week on the entry-level electric SUV by $2,000.variant from its online configurator this weekend. This morning, it’s still missing. Adding additional questions is the fact that
Has Tesla dropped the variant altogether? Did the company receive an overwhelming number of orders for the base Model Y following the price cut? I would love to give you this information, but Tesla does not operate a public relations department to field requests for comment. The company hasn’t made any online or social media communications surrounding the move, either.
Here’s another curveball: The Model Y Long Range is now $1,000 cheaper at $48,990 after the Standard Range version disappeared from the online configurator. That’s still a heftier price tag than the $39,990 price Tesla advertised for the barely two-month-old Model Y Standard Range. All prices are before a $1,200 destination charge.
As it stands, theexits the latest confusion unscathed and still costs $36,990 to start after the company dropped the electric sedan’s price by $1,000 last week. We’ll keep an eye on the situation, and hopefully, we get some clarity sooner rather than later.