We knew that Tesla typically struggles with high quality management — however we didn’t know issues may get this unhealthy.
Based on a submit by Redditor Indescribables, later recognized as Nathaniel Galicia Chien by The Verge, a model new Mannequin Y electrical SUV bought by his dad misplaced its roof on the drive again dwelling from the dealership.
An uploaded video reveals the Tesla “convertible” bombing down Freeway 238 in California.
— Nathaniel (@Nathani04992006) October 5, 2020
“I believed possibly a window was open however a minute later your complete glass roof simply blew off,” Chien wrote within the submit. ” After a quick panic we circled and drove the brand new Tesla convertible again to the dealership.”
Fortunately, he additionally had the nice sense to inform the cops that there was a lacking roof, possible shattered over the freeway.
“Fortunately, I don’t assume anybody was harm and it’s straightforward to chuckle about it in hindsight, however this may very well be a major problem if it occurs once more,” Chien informed The Verge in an electronic mail.
The dealership’s supervisor informed them that it might need been a defective seal on the roof or that “they in some way simply forgot to seal the roof on completely,” in response to Chien’s submit.
Tesla has a little bit of a tough fame in the case of high quality management. Customers have reported loads of issues with the paint and trim, free seatbelts [link?] — and even bits of faux wood from a hardware store under the hood.
Chien’s father is now reconsidering if he needs to get a Tesla in spite of everything.
READ MORE: Tesla convertible? Model Y roof flies off while owners drive down California highway [The Verge]
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