Tesla boss Elon Musk has confirmed that a performance version of the Model 3 is in line to launch
Tesla has launched its much hyped electric compact sedan Model 3 and now the brand is focusing on a performance focused version of this EV. Tesla boss Elon Musk has confirmed that a performance oriented Model 3 is next in line and it could launch in mid 2018. However, he also confirmed that currently the American EV maker is focusing on volume production of the car.
While replying to a query on twitter, Elon Musk said the performance version of the Model 3 could launch in middle of next year. But, before that it is aiming on mass production of the EV. The brand has already cleared its strategy to grab a sizeable share in the market with increased production volume of the Model 3.
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Tesla is all set to ramp up the production of the Model 3 step by step. This EV is going to be the first car from the band to be launched in India. It is expected to arrive here sometime next year. Tesla has already appealed the Indian government for temporary tax exemption until it sets up a local production plant here.
Tesla Model 3 will be available in two different variants depending on the running range. The standard model will be able to run 355 km with a fully charged battery, while there will be another variant with a more powerful battery. This model will be able to run 500 kilometre with a fully charged battery.
Speaking about Tesla Model 3’s arrival here, it is expected play a major role in Indian government’s plan to introduce all-electric mobility across the country by 2030. Also, with a local production plant in the country Tesla could use India as its Asia hub. Currently, several automakers are focusing on the domestic market with their EV products and Tesla Model 3 is going to be at forefront among them.
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