Tuesday, October 26, 2021
News A Local Infiniti Dealership Sells The Town’s Mayor A Tesla Model 3

A Local Infiniti Dealership Sells The Town’s Mayor A Tesla Model 3

This news story is huge for Sherbrooke Infiniti, something of a blow to Infiniti.

  • Sherbrooke Mayor wanted an EV but Infiniti EVs are still about two years out.
  • Sherbrooke Infiniti found a solution: Selling the mayor a Tesla Model 3.
  • This news story is huge for Sherbrooke Infiniti, something of a blow to Infiniti.

We at Motor Illustrated all spotted the post on Facebook last Friday but decided (wrong decision perhaps…) not to write up a story as we felt uncomfortable. We thought it wrong to shine a spotlight on Infiniti’s lack of product and on the dealership’s near-sighted stab at the brand it represents. The intentions were good, we get it, but an Infiniti dealer selling a Tesla Model 3 seems wrong on many levels.

There’s an important fact that needs to be brought up. Actually, it was noted by the OP following numerous comments and that is that the Model 3 in question was a used car, and not a new one as initially thought. Reading the original post itself is somewhat misleading and this new bit of information was only added yesterday (Monday) afternoon.

Even so, we’re guessing that Infiniti Canada’s contacted Sherbrooke Infiniti, the dealership in question, and have held a discussion on the wisdom behind boasting about this transaction. At the moment, as of writing these lines, the post is still up on the store’s Facebook page.

There is, after all, nothing wrong with the transaction. It will have served as a promotional tool for both the dealership and the mayor. It also demonstrates that carefully wording a post can make all the difference, and potentially avoid a certain level of ridicule.

Trending Now

All-New Range Rover Debuts October 26th

New Range Rover teased in photos Borrows lines from Velar, turns up visual elegance A new Range Rover is coming, set to be introduced...

Dodge Adds Hemi Orange Accents to Charger and Challenger

Offers special colour on Scat Pack but also GT models? Also offering black-out badges and trim in SRT pack Dodge is adding some new...

Mercedes-Benz Uses Virtual Reality to Repair Vehicles

Experts can remotely help technicians to identify problems and carry repairs on customer vehicles This system could also be used to train new...

BMW Plant Munich to Go Green

The new BMW i4 electric sedan is made in Munich The company is aiming to reduce emissions caused by production by 80% in...

Ford Ranger Recalled Over Seatbelt Issue

47, 683 trucks built between July 17th 2019 and August 4th 2021 are affected The front passenger seatbelt could be improperly routed Owners...
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.