Tesla Model 3 is still a purely American car, and is offered exclusively on the North American continent. However, the European version of the electric car will be presented next week.
Already next week will pass the well-known “Festival of speed” in Goodwood. Within the framework of this event, several novelties of the world’s automakers, several start-ups will be presented, and also rare models of motorsport will be traditionally presented. One of the novelties will be the American electric car Tesla Model 3.
Now Tesla is offering its new and “affordable” model exclusively on the North American continent. And the excitement on the model exceeded all expectations, for the first week of receiving orders, the queue increased to 325,000 cars. At the time of August 2017, the number of pre-orders increased to 455,000 Model 3. Unfortunately, the company has not yet been able to cope with the rush demand, and only recently announced a result of 5,000 units per week.
According to preliminary information, the cost of new items in the European market will start from 35 000 euros. At the time of the start of sales, modifications will be offered with a battery capacity of 50 and 75 kWh. The range of models will be 354 and 499 km of track. In addition, for the European customers will also be available all-wheel drive modifications, and charged versions of AWD Performance. The latter gains 97 km / h in 3.5 seconds and develops a top speed of 250 km / h. The slowest Tesla Model 3 accelerates to 97 km / h in 5.6 seconds with a ceiling of 210 km / h.
The first cars will be delivered to the European dealers of the company by the end of this year. However, the right-handed version is not yet expected – it is planned only for 2019.
Recall that the electric car Tesla Model 3 (length – 4694 mm, equipped weight – from 1610 kg) is produced in California’s Fremont since July 2017. However, interruptions in production did not allow a large number of machines to be assembled – for a year the circulation was 28,578 pieces.
Meanwhile, it became known that the company will increase the production of electric cars Tesla Model 3 due to the failure to check the braking system. The company believes that this test is redundant, and all cars are produced with known good brakes.