The Tesla Model 3 Long Range Rear Wheel Drive, which was the first variant offered for the model, has been axed effective immediately.
The Tesla Model Y is the automaker’s second crossver, and is closely related to the Model 3 sedan. See the similarities in this side by side comparison.
The long promised entry level US$35,000 Tesla Model 3 is now available, but to get the car’s price down, the company will close most of its dealerships.
The Tesla Model 3 is the company’s first “mass market” electric car, although the entry-level US$35,000 version won’t be available for a while.
A new Mid Range 260mi Tesla Model 3 model has been added to the range. Cars ordered right now will qualify for the full US$7,500 federal tax credit.
Although production of the Tesla Model 3 has still yet to hit 5,000 cars per week, and the company has yet to make any US$35,000 models, Elon Musk has announced new AWD and AWD Performance variants.
The Tesla Model 3 production line has been “paused” for four to five days as the company tries to sort out its automation problems, and improve output, which is running far behind schedule.
With the Tesla Model 3, the car maker hopes to push into the mainstream. See how different it is to the Model S in this side-by-side comparison gallery.
This is it, the Tesla Model 3 is here! Sexy and attractive, the electric sedan has 220mi (354km) range as standard, or 310mi (490km) via an upgrade.
The Tesla Model 3 has begun production with a US$35,000 model with 220mi (354km) range, and a US$9k extra long range model with 310mi (490km) range.