Tesla unveils the Model 3, its mass-market electric car
April 1, 2016 - Uncategorized
HAWTHORNE, California — The Tesla Model 3, the company’s “affordable” mass-market electric vehicle, is finally here.
In keeping with virtually every Tesla unveiling to date, Elon Musk took to the stage a bit later than promised. Likely, his tardiness did not scare off any potential buyers; People have been in line to plunk down a deposit for the Model 3 for days. In fact, demand has been so high, Musk opened up online order forms early — and to additional countries — Thursday evening.
Claiming the Model 3 will have a five star rating in all categories, Musk said the Model 3 will have a range of 215 miles — 15 miles more than his original promise. He also said even the base model will be able to go from 0 to 60mph in less than 6 seconds. Read more…