The big launch has finally taken place after years of speculation and rumors.
The Tesla Model 3 car has been listed by the company. The production version of the car has been rolled out from the company’s Fremont factory and first set of deliveries will take place to those who have pre-ordered it a long time ago.
After making electric cars the norm by launching expensive models like Model S and the Model X SUV, Tesla had officially amped up the game by launching a new model at $35,000 which has instantly grabbed the attention of many. Only 30 customers will receive the first lot of cars from the production house. On launch, the automobile manufacturer provides two different models, namely the Standard and the Long Range models.
The $35k pricing is applicable only for the standard car while Long Range model will be priced slightly higher because of the components used in it and the increase mile range it provides. In the standard edition Model 3, buyers can look forward to a decent mile range of 220 miles on a single charge combined with fast charging capabilities. The car can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 5.6 seconds making it fast enough for the average user. The top speed of the particular variant is pegged at 130mph.
The Long Range Model 3 is priced at $44,000 which will provide some significant improvements over the entry level car. The particular variant can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 5.1 seconds with the capability to go up to 140mph in its top speed. The car also provides an amazing improvement in coverage as it can run for 310 miles on a single charge, setting a new benchmark for electric cars.
Tesla is focusing mostly in the United States and some parts of Europe. The company is trying to keep production requirements at the minimal so that they could deliver the car to customers without any delay. Throughout the history, every car of Tesla released so far faced production issues because they couldn’t make so many cars in such a short time span. The Model 3 may not face such issues as the company has limited the number of production units and confirmed that deliveries will happen till 2019 in lots. Those who have pre-ordered it first will receive early units while others have to wait two more years to get their electric car.
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