About Tesla Model 3
The Tesla Model 3 is one of the most anticipated cars from the American car manufacturer. The car shares most of its design and style cues with the Tesla's flagship sedan, the Model S. Before the unveiling, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted about the major markets where new Model 3 will be sold with India in the list. At the event Elon Musk claims that the car will deliver at least 215 miles or 346 km of range. That said the company hopes to exceed those number in the production version.
Tesla Model 3 Preview
Touted as the most affordable model from electric vehicle manufacturer, Model 3 also marks foray of Tesla in India market in the coming months. The EV is claimed to provide a range of 402 kms in one complete charge. Realising that Indian market lacks the infrastructure required for charging electric vehicles; Tesla will also work around building Supercharge network in India. Electric vehicles are usually priced high and considering that Model 3 will be brought as a completely built unit, the EV is expected to carry a high price tag. In India Tesla may retail Model 3 at 23 lakh onwards.
Tesla Model 3 Exteriors
Model 3 will share styling cues and design with elder sibling Model S and looks more like a modified version of the latter. Key elements on the prototype include a sloping panoramic glass roof, redesigned wing mirrors, sporty alloy wheels, LED tail lamps and subtle character lines.
Tesla Model 3 Interiors
Cabin features dual tone colour scheme and gets 15 inch landscape touchscreen. The overall treatment is suave and classy.
Tesla Model 3 Engine specification and Transmission
The powertrain houses around 7200 superchargers which sprint the EV from rest to 100km/h in just 6 seconds. Tesla will launch Model 3 in rear and all-wheel drive versions.
Tesla Model 3 Competition
Indian market currently has very few options when it comes to all electric vehicles. Carmakers are now toying with the idea of bringing hybrids and EVs to India, encouraged by the support shown by the government.
Tesla Model 3 Expected Price
Model 3 is expected to carry a high price tag. In India Tesla may retail Model 3 at 23 lakh onwards.
Tesla Model 3 Expected Launch
The production of the electric vehicle will begin in 2017 and Tesla is expected to bring Model 3 to Indian sometime in 2018.