Tesla Semi prices revealed

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Updated Nov 24, 2017

While Tesla passed along plenty of news last week when unveiling its electric Semi, it did not deliver on four major points: vehicle weight, horsepower, torque and price.

Though Tesla founder Elon Musk has been quiet on Twitter about that, the company has released a price guide for the Class 8 regional hauler.

A 300-mile variant of the Semi will cost $150,000; the 500-mile model, $180,000; and a Founders Series will run $200,000, according to electrek.

A reservation cost for the truck has reportedly increased from $5,000 to $20,000. Those wanting to reserve the Founders Series model will have to shell out $200,000 up front. Walmart and JB Hunt are among the fleets that have reserved the Semi.

Musk reported that lower energy costs for the truck over a million miles adds up to a savings of around $200,000 over conventional fuel costs. He said the truck is guaranteed not to break down for a million miles.