Tesla Releases the Mythical $35,000 Model 3 While Shuttering Its Dealership | Inverse

Tesla Releases the Mythical $35,000 Model 3 While Shuttering Its Dealership | Inverse

While Tesla always communicated to the public the Model 3 at this relatively low price point would arrive eventually and never immediately, those who’d only be able to afford the base price car might have thought the electric sedan a mere myth. Tesla put that idea to bed on Thursday.

Tesla also used the moment to announce it would shift all of it sales online, saying that it would close “many of our stores, with a small number of stores in high-traffic locations remaining as galleries, showcases and Tesla information centers.”

Here are the main specs for the two new variants:

The $35,000 Tesla Model 3 will come with 220 miles of range, a top speed of 130 mph, and will accelerate from 0 to 60 in 5.6 seconds, according to the company.

via Tesla Releases the Mythical $35,000 Model 3 While Shuttering Its Dealership | Inverse