Friday, 31 October 2014

Tesla spotting in Blackford


I note some of the motoring press this week are covering the Tesla S 85 which has been purchased by a local resident in Blackford.

For those who are not petrolheads (quite the wrong word in this context), the car in question is one of perhaps 250** UK purchases of this cutting edge electric car.  The Scotsman motoring section tells me this one cost £90,000 and was imported direct from the USA.  A bit of googling suggest that it would be the US taxpayer who paid the several tens of thousands of subsidy which goes towards each car. Phew.

If you are looking out for it, the Blackford one is pearl white.

 **6.11.14 Amended number after the owner corrected my original figure

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A lady member of Council staff,in conversation this morning-claims that it was probably hers.
She may indeed mention this to you> Good news that Council staff-some-are good humoured.Humored if USA imported. Will keep a look out for his car.
Tom

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