Elon Musk Announces $35,000 Tesla Model 3 Electric Car

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Elon Musk has officially unveiled the Tesla Model 3 electric car at the company’s facility in Hawthorne, California. The Model 3 is being dubbed as a “mass market affordable car.” The base-model Model 3 will be able to travel 0-60MPH in less than 6 seconds, with “versions of the Model 3 that go much faster.” In terms of range, it features an EPA range of at least 215 miles per charge. All Model 3’s will come standard with autopilot hardware and autopilot safety features. The Model 3 will also fit five adults comfortably, thanks largely in part to the large, rear piece of glass on the roof area. You’ll find front and rear trunks, offering more cargo capacity than any cargo gas car with the same external dimensions. Safety is a big concern for Tesla so they’ve manufactured the Model 3 with a 5 star safety rating in every category. The Model 3 starts at $35,000 with a release date scheduled for 2017. Tesla will take your preorder now for a $1,000 down payment.

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