The feature is only being offered to European customers at the moment, but is expected to go worldwide eventually.
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Tesla has launched a tow hitch add-on for its Model 3 in Europe, allowing owners to haul 910kg with their all-electric sedans.

The feature can't be retrofitted to the car, meaning only new Model 3 owners will be able to get their electric vehicles set to tow by the factory. There are, of course, aftermarket options in the USA already.

According to Electrek, the feature was added the European configurator this week. It's not the first time Tesla has offered a towing option on one of its cars, though.

The Model X is rated to tow 2500kg, but an X P100D last year managed to pull a Qantas Boeing 787 Dreamliner weighing 130 tonnes almost 300 metres.

Tesla's new Model 3 hitch costs £970 ($1800) in the UK. Although electric sedan drivers aren't likely to be hauling big trailers, a tow bar can also serve as a mounting point for bike racks.

A Model 3 was snapped testing towing capacity in June of last year, after Elon Musk in 2016 promised an option towing kit for the car.

Australia

We've contacted Tesla Australia to see if the tow hitch option will be offered Down Under. Stay tuned.