Tesla signifies that it’s about to extend the worth of its Full Self-Driving package deal to a whopping $10,000 and but, that’s a superb deal in accordance with Elon Musk.

The choice to pre-sell a “Full Self-Driving” package deal in its autos years earlier than it deliberate on making the know-how obtainable by means of the software program has been controversial, to say the least.

It’s a daring transfer from Tesla that has been criticized for a lot of causes.

Some say that it’s complicated prospects in pondering that Tesla autos are presently able to self-driving, which isn’t the case.

Others have additionally criticized Tesla for sometimes altering the worth of the package deal up and down, despite the fact that they haven’t delivered the options promised within the package deal.

Over the past yr, CEO Elon Musk has made Tesla’s pricing technique clearer in the case of the “Full Self-Driving” package deal: Tesla goes to extend the worth of the package deal because it introduces new options.

In July, the price of increased by $1,000 to $8,000.

Now CEO Elon Musk says that it’s going to enhance by an extra $2,000 on Monday:

Musk is linking the worth enhance to Tesla releasing the Full Self-Driving Beta replace this week.

Earlier right this moment, we reported a first look at the Full Self-Driving Beta update, which seems spectacular to this point, however it has solely been launched to a restricted variety of individuals.

Whereas $10,000 may sound costly for the software program package deal, Musk warned that the worth will hold growing sooner or later:

The FSD value will proceed to rise because the software program will get nearer to full self-driving functionality with regulatory approval. To that time, the worth of FSD might be someplace in extra of $100,000.

As extra options are launched towards the objective of Full Self-Driving, Tesla plans to incrementally enhance the worth of the package deal going ahead.

Electrek’s Take

I feel we may see many individuals pulling the set off and spending the $8,000 earlier than the worth enhance on Monday.

Even Electrek’s Seth Weintraub, who had a wholesome skepticism of Tesla’s potential to ship a full self-driving system, is tempted to drag the set off after seeing the primary take a look at the beta replace.

It’s nonetheless probably not sensible, however it does present that Tesla is getting lots nearer.

If you need my opinion, I do assume that Tesla is now much more more likely to ship on its promise and I feel that this $2,000 value enhance is just the start.

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