Tesla to offer unlimited Supercharger access to new customers

Tesla has announced it will give all new Model S and Model X customers unlimited complimentary access to its Supercharger network

Tesla Model S - front

Tesla has announced it will offer all-new Model S and Model X customers lifetime complimentary access to its Supercharger network. Currently, the offer has no expiration date, although Tesla has confirmed that free Supercharger access will be removed if the buyer sells or transfers ownership of the vehicle.

At present, Tesla says it will not extend the offer to its most recent customers. However, according to the firm’s sales terms, customers who have taken delivery of a Model S or Model X in the last seven days have the right to return their vehicle for a full refund. Should they wish, buyers could then reorder to take advantage of the deal.

The best electric cars on sale

Tesla’s latest product restructure comes only four months after the company raised the price of both models. The Model S Long Range is now the cheapest available option, priced at £78,050, while the range-topping Performance variant now starts at £92,650. Prices have risen by £7,350 and £3,650 respectively, although the top-spec model now includes “Ludicrous Mode” (previously an £8,700 option) at no extra cost.

Prices for the Tesla Model X Long Range now start from £83,050, while the Performance variant’s price-tag has jumped by £4,950, to £97,250. However, like the revised Model S, it too comes with Ludicrous mode at no extra cost.

Tesla’s indecisiveness about its product structure has sparked discontent amongst the brand’s most recent buyers, many of whom have taken to Tesla forums to express their anger at the fluctuating value of their cars and the differing levels of service included in their purchase prices.

During Tesla’s last product restructure, the firm’s boss, Elon Musk, promised to offer disgruntled owners something for their troubles, tweeting: “If you bought a Tesla before [the] price reduction, you can have Autopilot or Full Self-Driving Capability at half the normal cost (up to $6k less).” No such benefit is planned Tesla’s latest product update.

What are your thoughts on Tesla’s latest product restructure? Let us know in the comments section below… 

Or get a full guide to Tesla's Supercharger network from our sister site DrivingElectric

Recommended

Tesla Model S Plaid confirmed for 2021 market launch
Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Plaid confirmed for 2021 market launch

Tesla Model S Plaid is available to order now, with a maximum output of 1,100bhp and a top speed of 200mph
23 Sep 2020
Tesla Model S-based Coleman Milne BINZ.E hearse revealed
News

Tesla Model S-based Coleman Milne BINZ.E hearse revealed

All electric Tesla hearse emits zero tailpipe emissions, while Model S drivetrain promises the most ludicrous funerals ever
20 Aug 2020
Tesla Model S - Best electric cars
Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S - Best electric cars

Tesla's Model S shows little signs of ageing with outstanding range and practicality
5 Aug 2020
Tesla Model X review
Tesla Model X - front action
Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X review

If you want a ludicrously quick crossover with all-electric drive and funny doors, the Tesla Model X is it
13 Jul 2020

Most Popular

BMW 5 Series vs Audi A6 vs Volvo S90
BMW 5 Series vs Audi A6 vs Volvo S90 - main
Car group tests

BMW 5 Series vs Audi A6 vs Volvo S90

Can plug-in hybrid power create a clear winner out of the BMW 5 Series, Audi A6 or Volvo S90
23 Jan 2021
Best small 4x4s to buy 2021
Dacia Duster ford
Best cars & vans

Best small 4x4s to buy 2021

Need 4x4 capability without big SUV fuel bills? Take a look our top 10 small 4x4s instead
6 Jan 2021
New Lotus ‘Type 131’ due in 2021 as Elise, Exige and Evora bow out
Lotus range
Lotus

New Lotus ‘Type 131’ due in 2021 as Elise, Exige and Evora bow out

A new look Lotus line-up is teased with heavy influence from Evija hypercar expected
24 Jan 2021