The effort required to bring these right-hand drive vehicles to market probably isn’t worth it.
In many markets where you drive on the left, the American manufacturer has already contacted its customers with reservations for the Model S/X, informing them that No intention of eventually marketing these right-hand drive vehicles, These customers have the option of keeping a reservation—but for the left-hand drive Model S/X—cancel it, or they can receive a credit toward the purchase of a Model 3 or Model Y that goes on sale with the steering wheel. It is correct for
The main markets affected by Tesla’s decision are the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. In all of these countries, as you probably already know, people drive on the left, so customers who can’t get the idea of getting their new Model S/X out of their heads will have to do so on the left – Hand drive unit… quite an inconvenience, as you can imagine, especially if the vehicle is used intensively.
Many customers affected by this decision of the American manufacturer have started voicing their disappointment on social networks and Tesla vehicle user forums. quite a number of them Says they are not keen on driving on the left hand side in their country, While for others the Model 3 or Model Y is not a valid option and, perhaps, they will opt for other electric SUVs from other brands.
Two thousand euro discount if you settle for the model 3/Y
Tesla is offering affected customers in Ireland 2 thousand euro credit Because of the inconvenience that this decision by the company will cause them, which will be subtracted from the final price of the Model 3 or Model Y if they ultimately decide to buy one of them. The amount is the same as in other markets such as the United Kingdom or Australia, but is adapted to the exchange rate of the country’s currency.
Tesla began marketing the new Model S/X in other markets such as Europe in late 2022, since then it was only available in North America. However, customers living in countries where people drive on the left are still waiting for these vehicles to be commercialized in their markets. Many of them had made reservations more than two years ago,