Past Tesletter articles
«We pile into the compact confines of the Model 3, which looks the same as any other, except for having a combined 450 hp and 471 lb-ft of torque. That sort of power should put its performance on par with a BMW M3 super sedan.»
Read more: MotortrendFrom issue #18
In the rare event you haven’t heard yet, Tesla finally released the specs and opened the orders for the long-awaited Model 3 dual motor all-wheel-drive and performance versions.
Dual Motor AWD
- Range: 310 miles
- 0 to 60 mph acceleration: 4.5 seconds
- Top speed: 140 mph
- Price: $5,000 for AWD option
- Range: 310 miles
- 0 to 60 mph acceleration: 3.5 seconds
- Top speed: 155 mph
- Price: $78,000 (without autopilot)
Read more: ElectrekFrom issue #9
According to Elon Musk’s Twitter account «Tesla will enable orders end of next week for dual motor AWD & performance. Starting production of those in July. Air suspension prob next year.»
Read more: TwitterFrom issue #8
If you purchased a Performance Model 3 and are still waiting for Tesla to call to get your spoiler installed, you can stop waiting. Just schedule a service appointment and they’ll come to you and get the job done.
I don’t have a link for you and I have a Model S, not Performance Model 3, but a friend just did this and since it seems that some people didn’t know about it, I thought I’d share.From issue #78
Trevor, from Tesla Owners Online, and Ian Pavelko, took a Model 3 into track. Spoiler: the Model 3 Performance peaked at 163mph or 262kmh.#74
Per conversation on Twitter, it seems like Tesla is trying to sell higher price versions first in order to avoid negative margins.
Read more: RedditFrom issue #10
Tesla has published the EPA numbers for the Model 3 for 2020, they’ve split the range of the performance version by wheels.
Read more: ElectrekFrom issue #85
A Tesla Model X 100D recently received a software update that “uncorked” more performance from the luxury all-electric SUV. The update, which was featured in a recent DragTimes video on YouTube, allowed the Model X 100D to attain a better speed and power output compared to before.
Read more: TeslaratiFrom issue #16