Producing the pre-facelift Model X in December 2020

prepared for the January 2021 unveiling of the facelifted

Tesla Model X and Model S. Elon Musk admitted that they

"dropped the ball badly" on the Model X's

manufacturing due to the unfortunate delay in the facelifted

model's release to customers—October 2021. Tesla investor Sawyer Merritt claimed on Twitter that the updated Model X