Tesla Model S Number One Delivered to First Depositor
Though official deliveries of the 2012 Tesla Model S aren't to commence until June 22, it seems that at least two of the electric sedans have been handed off to some of the earliest depositors.
Last week, Steve Jurvetson, Tesla Motors board member and managing director of venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, quietly took delivery of Model S number one and has been caught driving in the Silicon Valley area. In fact, Twitter user Evan Moore photographed the Model S in question at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Jurvetson's Model S wears the personalized "TSLA S1" license plate as pictured above.
Who owns Tesla Model S number two? Well, if you guessed Tesla CEO Elon Musk, then you're right. Though Musk owns the first Tesla Roadster to have rolled off the assembly line, he was not the first to reserve a Model S. That distinction goes to Jurvetson who boldly reserved his Model S back in 2009 at a Tesla board meeting. Reports suggest that Musk's Model S has been spotted on public roads in the Los Angeles area.
For the 10,000-plus Model S reservation holders, the official delivery date of June 22 still stands and perhaps that's why Jurvetson won't comment on the situation.
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