It appears Tesla is going to start delivering Model 3 units to preorder customers.
Some users on Reddit have posted that they have received an email allowing them to design their Model 3, and have shared screenshots of the online configurator. Perhaps most surprising to some is that the first production models say “delivery in 4 weeks,” suggesting Tesla is working out its production issues and will begin handing over the keys to preorder customers next month.
There are literally no surprises with the online configurator, if you have been following news of the Tesla Model 3. The first production units will all come equipped with the long range battery option as well as premium upgrades, bringing the total to $48,000 including the $1,000 deposit – but not including any destination fees. Those wanting the base $35,000 vehicle will have to wait until early 2018, while the dual motor all-wheel-drive option is coming in spring 2018.
Those at the front of the line appear to be current Tesla owners living in the state of California, just like the American automaker promised. For the initial production, customers get to choose their color, wheels, and whether they want Enhanced Autopilot and full self-driving capability.
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