This is a one-of-a-kind special Model S with an interesting history! It was manufactured in late 2014 by special order of billionaire Jeff Katzenberg who drove it for less than a year. Unfortunately he was in an accident on the morning of October 19, 2015 in Beverly Hills, and his Insurance company decided to total it even though the damage was relatively minor as you can see. I acquired the car from the Copart Insurance Auction in February 2016. I replaced all damaged components and had a professional body shop apply fresh paint that is of higher quality than most jobs seen right from the factory. It would be challenging for anyone to ever determine this car was ever in an accident even with a through inspection! In late 2016 I replaced the original 85 pack with a 500 mile 90 pack from another damaged 90D and upgraded the car to Ludicrous including a full front high-voltage harness replacement. (Even Tesla's Ludicrous conversions don't do this!)
I have loved and taken good care of her car since then. (Always garaged, etc) I have owned more than 20 Teslas, and this is my all-time favorite, which I have kept all this time until now. I am selling it because I am moving and need to put together as much cash as possible, plus I just don't have the space to keep so many cars in the new place. It has many personal upgrades, and I think the Metallic Pearl paint with blacked out chome is the best looking combination in a Model S. (Hopefully you think so too! =)
It has pretty much every option available at the time except the glass roof (Jeff has no hair after all!), and no rear-facing child seats. You can see in the Copart auction they valued the car at $140,319 at the time. I don't use the car for commuting, but have taken many road trips in it. It's a very comfortable and capable car on trips with the 90kWh pack and Autopilot soaking up the miles! Of course if comes with unlimited free supercharging, which means road trips are essentially free! I have also been on a few camping trips where I throw a foldable mattress in back, put up the custom made reflectix blackout panels and have Hotel Tesla! (Included if you want them) Tesla added camping mode to the HVAC so you can keep the car comfortable all night long and it uses only a small amount of charge.
I have augmented the anemic OEM Ambient Lighting with aftermarket warm LEDs in some extra locations, so at night the interior really looks great. The Recaro Leather seats are both front and back (rare), and have held up well. No tears or cracking and still look and smell good. A few years ago while in San Francisco I had my left rear quarter window smashed for no reason (there was nothing in the car to take), so that was replaced. It's had 2 windshields, one after Jeff's head, and one recently after a unfortunate rock on I-880. New Pirelli rubber all around. (I was not happy with the OEM Michelins)
Even though Tesla usually voids the warranty on salvage cars, this one has escaped their attention (so far), and I had them replace a bad door handle once, and still shows clear in their system. I can't promise you they will continue to honor the 8-year unlimited mile powertrain warranty in the future, However I am so confident in the condition of this car that I am willing to cover the critical powetrain parts myself in the event Tesla denys coverage and there is something that ever stops the car from driving for a period of 1 year. The Model S past VIN 60k is a rock solid car, and unlike the older cars in 2012/2013 this VIN is in the range that incorporates the redesigned million mile drive unit. (per Elon) About the only problem I expect this car to ever have is maybe a door handle. They are easy to repair though. The aftermarket now offers a kit to cover the 2 most common problems with these. I will be happy to assist you if this ever happens.
The Bad: There are minor rock chips, scuffs and scratches, mostly in front where these kinds of things happen. No 2014 is perfect, but unless you look really closely most people would never notice. This is the best condition Model S of it's year I have yet to see. Most also have WAY more miles as well, and don't get a pack upgrade either!
I also include access to full diagnostic information via a custom mobile app for as long as you own the car. This is something you will NOT find in any other Tesla for sale anywhere! I created this system to help owners of salvage vehicles get internal access to their cars, something Tesla has so far refused to do. This lets you know what's going on instantly under the hood and this is the same information that usually only Tesla Service has access to. I have installed this system on over 600 cars all around the world, and have many happy customers. This is indispensable if you like to work on your own cars, or would rather take your car to an independent shop. I can recommend a shop I partner with if you ever need any quality work done.
I have sold many Teslas here on Ebay. Note my perfect 100% feedback rating. Every new owner has loved their new Tesla without exception, and I have more experience with these amazing cars than anyone outside of Tesla! I have clients all over the world that depend on my experience and knowledge. Be sure to check out and subscribe to my youtube channel if you are a Tesla fan.
Not much else to say, but I will be happy to answer any questions, and I'd love to show off the car in-person if you can come to Berkeley! If you have never experienced Ludicrous mode, it's something you really should have on your bucket list!
Salvage title vehicles typically sell for about 20-30% less than a clear title car, so this is your chance to get one of the most amazing cars ever made for a great discount! I'd love it if she finds a new owner that will care for her as I did!
Note: This car is also listed for sale elsewhere, so I reserve the right to end the auction early.
|“Excellent Shape and many custom touches and extras - I am the second owner. Professionally Rebuilt (Prior Salvage Title) As-is where is, except for I will repair or replace any part (my option) that prevents the vehicle from driving for a period of 1 year from purchase in the event that Tesla does not honor the 8-year powertrain warranty. To receive this service, the car must be brought to my shop in Berkeley, CA. I will also provide diagnostic info for as long as the new owner keeps the car. Shipping NOT INCLUDED, but I will be happy to assist the new owner if I can. Purchaser has 7 days from time of auction end to make full payment or deposit will be forfeited sale cancelled.” |
| Year: || 2014 || VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): || 5YJSA1H24EFP63021 |
| Mileage: || 20700 || Interior Color: || Black / Cream |
| Make: || Tesla || Body Type: || Fastback |
| Model: || Model S || Warranty: || 90 Day Limited Powertrain |
| Trim: || P90DL || Vehicle Title: || Rebuilt, Rebuildable & Reconstructed |
| Engine: || Dual Electric - 762 HP total || Options: || Carbon Fiber Interior Trim, Chrome Delete on Exterior, Autopilot, Remote Summon, Tesla Smartphone App, Next Gen Recaro Leather Seating (F/R), Alcantara Headliner, Upgraded Projector Xenon HID Headlights, Auto Dimming electrochromic mirrors (3), Automatic Homelink Garage/Gate opener, Ultra High Fidelity 12 Speaker Sound, Internet-Connected Streaming Audio, Integrated Web Browser, 4-Wheel Drive |
| Drive Type: || AWD || Safety Features: || ABS & ESP2 Traction/Stability Control, Frontal Collision Warning & Mitigation, Side Collision Warning & Mitigation, One of the safest cars ever made, Full SRS incorporating Advanced MultiStage airbags, Automatic Seat Belt Tensioning System, Side Curtain and Seat Airbags |
| Power Options: || Power Liftgate, Automatic Locking System, Security Alarm, Power Memory Seats, Power Memory Tilt/Telescope Steering, Traffic Aware Navigation with Google Maps, Ludicrous Mode with Ludicrous Plus, Launch Control, Automatic Brake Hold, Park Assist System with full Auto Park, Power Windows || Sub Model: || Ludicrous |
| Fuel Type: || Electric || Exterior Color: || Metallic Pearl |
| For Sale By: || Private Seller |