BEIJING, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) — Tesla officially launched its own-brand tequila Tesla Tequila on Thursday, selling for up to $250 (about 1,657 yuan) in a few hours. Now, there are merchants betting that someone is willing to pay a much higher price for an empty Tesla Tequila bottle.
Empty Tesla Tequila bottles sell for $9,418 on eBay
The Tesla Tequila bottle is shaped like a charging symbol and is hand-blown.
As of Friday afternoon local time, merchants were selling about 90 empty Tesla Tequila bottles on eBay. eBay has strict restrictions on alcohol sales. As of 4 a.m. Beijing time, the eBay platform had sold more than 40 empty Tesla Tequila bottles, priced at between $500 and $800 (about 3,315 to 5,303 yuan), and even one bottle sold for $1,420.69 (about 9,418 yuan). It is not clear how many empty Tesla Tequila bottles were actually sold.