Tesla announces today that they are finally ready to sell their most economical version of Model 3 in the United States.
The most accessible variant Model 3, called the Standard Range, was announced in the launch to obtain a range of the EPA EPA standard. UU. Of 220 miles, that is, 354 kilometers.
The EPA standard is more stringent than the European WLTP standard, and 354 kilometers are about 150 kilometers smaller than the Model 3 variant that has been on sale in Norway so far.
The battery is 50 kWh, which places this Model 3 variant a bit in cars such as Kia e-Niro, Hyundai Kona and Opel Ampera-e, which have a battery between 60 and 64 kWh.
The maximum speed is 225 miles per hour and the kilometers per hour (60 miles per hour) disappear in 5.3 seconds.
According to Electrek, who received an email that Tesla sent to its stores in the United States earlier this year, Tesla also launches a so-called "partial partial interior" that can be purchased along with the cheapest model for a $ 2000 recharge. The interior The standard has only manual adjustable seats, fabric covers instead of leather and fewer speakers, among other things.
In the USA US, Tesla will be ready to deliver the model within two to four weeks, depending on the configuration, while European customers still have to wait three or six months before the most accessible model is available.
Today's update also reintroduces the Model 3 version with the largest battery and only with the rear drive drive. This was available at the beginning, but it was eliminated so that the largest battery was only available with four-wheel drive or the performance version.
There is much to wait for
It's been a long time since Tesla's boss, Elon Musk, spoke for the first time about the famous Model 3, which would cost only $ 35,000, exactly NOK 300,000 at today's price. Since then, only slightly more expensive varieties have been found available.
Tesla's boss, Elon Musk, announced on Twitter earlier this week that there will be news from the company on Thursday, at 23, in Norwegian time, and there were many speculations about what the company wanted to announce.
In the hours before 23 in the morning, all the opportunities to reserve both Models S as X and 3 were removed from the Tesla website, and visitors received the text "The wait is almost over" along with a completely black screen.
When the clock was round 23, Musk even changed its profile image on Twitter to a black 3 model.
The case is updated.