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Tesla Model X Crashed In China

July 29, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Tesla Model X Crashed In China

A brand new Tesla Model X has crashed in China, damaging the left-front fender, the bumper, headlight section, and the front suspension. The Model X was hit by a BYD F6 sedan on a crossing on an almost empty road in the city on Xinzheng near Zhengzhou in Henan Province.

The accident marks the first Model X crash in China. It happened around 19:00 on yesterday July 28. We don’t know whether the autopilot was on or not.

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Tesla Model S Is Shiny Pink In China

July 6, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Tesla Model S Is Shiny Pink In China

A very happy Tesla Model S, Spotted in China on the southern section of the Second Ring Road in Beijing. The good Tes’ was wrapped in an eye killing shiny Pink wrap and further sexed up with darkened rear lights, a very dark rear window, darkened side windows, and matte black alloys. The wrap nearly covered the bumpers, mirrors, and door handles; the holy trinity of a proper wrap.

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First Tesla Model X Seen On The Road In Beijing

July 4, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

First Tesla Model X Seen On The Road In Beijing

A white Tesla Model X, Spotted in China by Reader Lao Wei, thank you for the pictures! It is the very first Model X seen on the road in Beijing, and most likely one of the first customer cars. The Tesla Model X was launched in May and deliveries started on June 24.

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First Tesla Model X Spotted On The Road In China

June 6, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

First Tesla Model X On The Road In China

The very first Tesla Model X has been seen on the road in China, pictured here in the wet in the great and rainy city of Shanghai. This particular car is a 90D, painted in a blue kind of silver and fitted with privacy glass around the rear compartment. The Model X was launched on the Chinese car market in early May and deliveries will start late this month.

The 90D retails for 961,000 yuan, the P90D for 1.15 million yuan, and the China-only Signature Red does a whopping 1.47 million yuan. That translates to $147,000, $176,000, and $225,000 respectively. For comparison, in the U.S. the 95D costs $95,500 and the P90D $115,500.

The enormous difference is caused partly by import taxes, counting for about one third of the price, and partly by healthy entrepreneurship. Chinese car buyers are very eager to pay more to get their hands on a Model X, and Tesla is well aware of that.

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Tesla Model X Launched On The Chinese Car Market

May 14, 2016 by Joey Wang

Tesla Model X Launched On The Chinese Car Market

The Tesla Model X has been launched on the Chinese car market, with deliveries set to start later this month. There are three variants available: the Model X 90D, the Model X P90D, and the China-only Model X P90D Signature Red edition. The Model X 75D base model is not available in China, but might be added to the lineup later.

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What We Know About The LeSEE Tesla Killer From China

May 13, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

What We Know About The LeSEE Tesla Killer From China

The LeSEE Super EV beats Tesla Model S with faster acceleration from 0-100 km/h, more distance per charge and it has a higher speed at its fastest point.
Jia Yueting, CEO of LeEco.

The LeSEE electric sedan was one of the hottest cars at the Beijing Auto Show. It is widely described as the “Chinese Tesla killer”, and the company has stated that it has Tesla in its sights. We have heard that one before. So does the LeSEE have what it takes?

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Facelifted Tesla Model S electrifies the Beijing Auto Show in China

April 26, 2016 by Joey Wang

Facelifted Tesla Model S electrifies the Beijing Auto Show in China

The facelifted Tesla Model S had its public debut on the 2016 Beijing Auto Show, fittingly so as China has to become one of Tesla’s largest markets wordwide, one day. The facelifted Model S is available immediately, priced from 735.000 to 1.04 million yuan.

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Buyers of a Tesla Model S will get a Free License Plate in Tianjin, China

May 19, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Buyers of a Tesla Model S will get a Free License Plate in Tianjin, China

Buyers of a Tesla Model S will get a free license plate in the Chinese city of Tianjin, opening the way for more Tesla sales in one of the largest and richest port cities in China, and also the port of entry for all cars arriving from the United States, including Tesla’s.

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Tesla Model S is Pink in China

May 13, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Tesla Model S is Pink in China

A very happy Tesla Model S, Spotted in China in the great city of Shanghai by Reader Scott, thank you for the photos! The good Tesla is wrapped in an eye smoothing Pink wrap, looking brilliant under the bright lights of the late Shanghai night.

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Tesla Model S P85D launched on the Chinese auto market

April 7, 2015 by Joey Wang

Tesla Model S P85D launched on the Chinese auto market

The Tesla Model S P85D has been launched on the tumultuous Chinese car market, priced at a hefty 949.500 yuan or $153.957. The launch of the supercar-sedan has been widely anticipated among power-hungry Chinese car buyers; leading to extended delivery times that will undoubtedly please the gray market. When ordered now the vehicle will be delivered in mid-June, or two and a half month later.

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