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2021 Tesla Model 3 price and specs: Prices cut by $4000

2021 Tesla Model 3 price and specs Prices cut by $4000 across the range before LCT and on-road costs Standard equipment otherwise unchanged Six to 10-week wait for new orders Prices of the 2021 Tesla Model 3 have been cut by $4000, following previous price cuts in recent months...

Tesla Model 3 busted doing 147km/h in a 60km/h zone  

A Tesla Model 3 driver keen to explore the performance of his electric car will instead be walking, hitching a ride or catching public transport after losing his licence for six months after being caught allegedly driving at 147km/h in a 60km/h residential area – almost two-and-half-times faster than the posted speed limit...

Yet another round of price cuts for Tesla, but not in Australia – report

Sales of the Tesla Model 3 have jumped by 25 per cent in Japan, following a substantial price cut for the electric vehicle. Japanese buyers now have to wait much longer to receive their Tesla Model 3, with waiting times doubling from a minimum of six-weeks to as much as 16 weeks...

Tesla Model 3 and Model Y production paused in California due to semiconductor shortage

Tesla’s Fremont factory in California has reportedly halted production of the Model 3 and Model Y, due to an ongoing semiconductor shortage. It is not yet clear what volume of cars will be affected, however, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg earlier this week the line would likely be down until March 7...

First Chinese-built Tesla Model 3 electric cars arrive in Australia – report

The first significant batch of Chinese-built Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles has arrived in Australia, according to the online ship-tracker VedaPrime. While Tesla is yet to confirm the shipment, the well-informed VedaPrime reports approximately 800 examples of the all-electric sedan were dispatched to a storage facility in Wollongong’s Port Kembla on Sunday, direct from the recently completed Shanghai giga-factory...

Tesla drops price of Model 3 and Model Y overseas, Australian RRPs unchanged

Tesla has cut pricing for its entry-level Model 3 sedan and Model Y compact SUV in the United States, Europe and Asia, however the RRP in Australia remains unchanged for now. The electric vehicle specialist’s US website now lists the Model 3 Standard Range Plus from US$36,990 (AU$47,600), down US$1000 from US$37,990 last week...

Tesla shooting incident captured by the electric car's onboard camera

A Tesla Model 3’s integrated camera system – known as TeslaCam – appears to have captured an attempted shooting in Nashville, Tennessee last week. According to the Nashville Police Department, the offender was actively targeting the Tesla and its occupants. While the electric vehicle was struck, CarAdvice understands no one was injured in the incident...

2021 Tesla Model 3 sold in Australia will be made in China

UPDATE: It now appears all variants of the 2021 Tesla Model 3 – including the Performance – will soon be sourced from Tesla's plant in Shanghai, China. According to data tracking service VedaPrime, deliveries of the Tesla Model 3 Performance have now been delayed until mid-2021, suggesting the Chinese factory may be in the process of being retooled to accommodate the variant...

Tesla Model 3 electric car tops UK sales charts in December 2020

The Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle has seemingly done the unthinkable and topped the UK new-car sales charts in December 2020 – outselling the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Fiesta for the month. It is the second time the Tesla Model 3 has led the UK new-car sales race in a given month...

2021 Tesla Model 3 lands in Australia with longer range, subtle styling changes

The Tesla Model 3 electric car has had its first update since the model went on sale in the US in 2017 and in Australia in 2019. The main external differences are black door handles, window strips and other highlights, rather than chrome. There are two new wheel designs, and supplier Hankook has developed a lower friction tyre...

2020 Tesla Model 3: Price drops by up to $7000, spec upgrade for Australian models

The price of the Tesla Model 3 has dropped substantially for the Australian market, in line with upgrades to the electric sedan's interior and exterior design and technology features and claimed electric range figures...