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Tesla Slaps $121K Tag on Model S Sedan in China: Why the Hike Isn t All That Bad

A Tesla S electric sedan is driven the company’s factory in Fremont, June 22, 2012. Tesla has its pricing strategy for China, includes a $121,000 price tag for the S sedan. (Photo. REUTERS/Noah

Tesla Motors has unveiled a pricing strategy for China, the announced Thursday.

The Palo Calif.-based company will its all-electric battery Model S for 734,000 yuan, or US$121,300, in after shipping costs and duty and other taxes. The S, which features an 85 kilowatt-hour pack, carries an $81,070 tag in the U.S.

While the jump in price for the S in China might seem a steep increase, Tesla’s pricing isn’t as bad as it looks. state media have called out global luxury for hiking its prices up in China, some vehicles sells for two to times more than do in the U.S. and Europe, Reuters

This pricing structure is of a risk for Tesla, Tesla in a statement. If we were to follow industry practice, we could get with charging twice as for the Model S in China as we do in the U.S.

We that our competitors will try to Chinese consumers that our lower price tag means the S is a lesser car, when the reason their car costs is that they make the profit per car in China compared to the States or Europe. Tesla

Telsa began accepting for the Model S and the upcoming Model X in last August. The company has opened a store in Beijing.

recently recalled 29,000 due to overheating concerns with the

Tesla will send replacement adapters via mail with a software update to fix the which includes melted and, in a worst-case scenario, the company said in a letter to the Highway Traffic Safety on January 12. The adapters will be to existing and new Tesla owners in a few weeks, Tesla said.

The new home chargers include fuses designed to shut the charger when abnormal of heat are detected. The wall concern is the latest issue is dealing with involving and its electric cars. It is also the of a separate federal probe fires started in Tesla S vehicles after the cars’ packs were punctured by debris.

Despite the recent issues, stock is rising, according to the fourth quarter sales Tesla has also earned top in government crash tests, what the company boasts the highest crash test of any car ever tested.


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