Order books for the Tesla Model 3 will open early in May for Australia, Elon Musk has confirmed.
The outspoken CEO used his preferred method of communication, Twitter, to deliver the news.
"UK Model 3 order page goes live next week, followed shortly thereafter by Japan, Australia, New Zealand & Hong Kong," he said in a thread about the 'affordable' electric sedan.
It's suggested the order page will go live at some point after May 6, but that hasn't been confirmed.
What the range will look like in Australia hasn't been confirmed. In the USA, the online configurator has the Standard Range Plus priced from US$39,500 ($56,000) with rear-wheel drive, jumping to US$49,500 ($70,200) for the all-wheel drive Long Range.
The dual-motor Performance model is $59,500 ($84,500) in the USA. When it rolled out the Model 3, Tesla led things with the more profitable high-end car, before rolling out the cheaper short-range car we were initially promised.
There's still no US$35,000 version available on Tesla's configurator, although the company says it's available for special order.
Tesla Australia was unable to confirm more specific timing on when the configurator will go live, or when the car will actually arrive Down Under.