Is Tesla coming to South Africa?
Rubicon, a commercial solar components and solutions supplier in South Africa, is bringing a Tesla Model X Performance Edition all-electric SUV into the country next week. The import is part of a marketing initiative in which Rubicon aims to emphasize electric mobility and the transition to an electric future.
Is removing catalytic converters illegal in South Africa?
In the pursuit of performance, owners have changed exhaust systems entirely or have resorted to removing the catalytic converter. The CAT is there to reduce toxic emissions which produce CO2 gasses. While this does improve performance, it is technically illegal.
How much is a Tesla in SA?
After doing the calculations, they found that it will cost around R3. 8 million, to get a Tesla Model X Performance model to South Africa. It comes in at is almost 90% more than its retail price after all the expenses were calculated.