Tesla has announced that it will be opening a 400-square-foot gallery within the Nordstrom department store at The Grove shopping mall in Los Angeles.
Located within the men’s department of the store, the gallery will provide shoppers with an opportunity to view the Tesla Model X SUV and arrange test drives in the vicinity of the mall.
Initially, prospective buyers will be referred to Tesla stores in the surrounding area to make arrangements for purchases and deliveries. Tesla indicated however that they company is “working on obtaining a sales license for this location, which will allow us to not only demonstrate the vehicles, but to actually sell them as well.”
The Nordstrom gallery marks the first partnership between the electric vehicle manufacturer and the retail chain. Tesla currently operates 215 storefronts globally.