Here in Singapore you can't even get a really cheap car for that price. A new Toyota Camry costs the equivalent of 103000 USD here.
Yea, but that is a special market, so you can blame your location, situation, and government for that.
The Model 3 won't be $35k there either.
A new Toyota Camry can be had here for under $20k.
well, in NZ we pay alot for gas (not Singapore levels for Cars) and the whole country will have supercharging coverage by end of 2017,
We're also around 80% - 100% renewable energy.
you are looking at around $46k for a camry hybrid or $51k for a Petrol Camry, I'd much rather spend around the same (plus or minus %10) on a tesla, something a bit different, and damn cool, than buy a goddamn camry.
and I'll still be saving money, as I was looking at a Ford Wildtrak / Raptor or Hilux Dominator (actually I still am to tide me over)
But this is the ideal work vehicle for me - and I like the fact it is Tech based.
do you know why Camry's are popular fleet cars? because they are reliable and boring as milky rice with boiled beef. yes it is perfectly acceptable sustenance... but joyless, it'll provide you with the necessary calories to ensure your body has the requisite fuel through the day.
we all only get a certain amount of time on this planet, and have no idea how long that is, might as well enjoy it if you can.
thats also why I race supermoto's but that's another story.