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Old 02-08-2019, 07:42 PM   #334 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
They already did that. It was called the Pilot series.

Note that the new price point includes half-doors, a cargo box and other things that might be optional otherwise. And a 5mph decrease in top speed.
The touted more range, but batteries have gotten better for less since their prototypes so that shouldn't cost anything. I think the biggest cost might be a 3 year warranty, but I would be happy to buy for less with no warranty. Basically I think they just needed to be sold for more like $16,000 and then they added $2000 in content to that, and jabbed another $1000 in profit to get head of the line jumping. At some point I hope they do offer the $12,000 version to those who waited in line even if they have to take a loss.
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