The Model 3 s design isn t yet complete
Elon Musk revealed that design work on the Tesla Model 3 was just getting close to completion, over a month after the prototypes were revealed.
Elon Musk promises that the first Model 3 s will be assembled in 2017
As pre-orders for the Tesla Model 3 continue to swell, rumors about whether Tesla will meet its 2017 production estimate grew with them.
The design wouldn t just be a space saver, it would demonstrate Tesla s commitment to safer technology at affordable price points.
The Tesla Model 3 will cost $35,000 and has a range of at least 215 miles
Tesla revealed its fourth production model following the Tesla Model R, Model S, and Model X vehicles to a live audience in California while simultaneously opening its physical and online stores to orders.
Finally, Tesla said orders would begin being fulfilled in 2017.
By comparison to the startup automaker s current vehicles, the most frugal Model S achieves a range of just under 300 miles, the Model X gets up to 250 miles, and the Roadster can go for 245 miles.