At first, Tesla planned to reveal the Tesla Model 3, its future mass-market of the electric sedans, at the 2015 Auto Show in Detroit, but that target passed approximately a year ago. Once again, the Californian auto manufacturer updated its deadline to the month of March/April 2016 for the next year model with the name 2017 Tesla Model 3.
The EV fans are restless to know if the auto manufacturer will stick to the new mark. Some reliable sources from Tesla officially confirmed that the new Model 3 is on track to release by the end of 2016. Model 3 is on agenda and Tesla still plans to reveal the model during March and start selling the vehicle in 2017. It will be released in two body styles, such as sedan and compact crossover.
2017 Tesla Model 3 Exterior
The outside design resembles that of the existing Tesla X and the Tesla S models. It comes with same essential stripes on its body, with a lengthy, reclining hood, curved wheel arc flares surrounded by big-size wheels, wearing low-outline tires, a back-positioned lodge, and a fastback crown. The new vehicle comes with a trendy, but not particular, new and innovative look, but not eccentric.
The new vehicle comes with a modified front fascia that will be fixed with more pointed headlights and a revamped grille and the middle intake. The hood of the vehicle comes with additional curves, and there are bright shoulder lines on the sides. What the vehicle also comes with smaller back passenger glass is smaller, with smaller overhangs, and some chrome details are scattered all over the vehicle’s body. The new Model 3 comes with smaller dimensions than that of the present model S and it comes with a small wheelbase.
2017 Tesla Model 3 Interior
Unlike models S and X, the 2017 Model 3 will not get higher grade leather, aluminum or wood. Instead, it comes prepared with textiles materials and even some areas within the cabin are prepared with plastic materials with the intention of reducing its base price. However, buyers who would like to have their interior decorated with skin leather, they can opt for the premium packages that come with all optional interior features.
The new model vehicle comes with a cabin outfitted with a huge front monitor to regulate a variety of inside features of the vehicle. Latest news, it is a 15-inch landscape touchscreen inside, big change if we look Models S portrait screen. The equipment section of the cabin is outfitted with the latest technological features, like USB and Bluetooth connectivity as standard, and some features available with the new vehicle, such as heated seats, rearview camera, and Wi-Fi will be offered through additional packages.
Some of the other optional and standard inside features comprise self-park, lane continues to support, adaptive travel control and automatic high and low ray headlights. The cabin of the new vehicle will be roomier than the earlier model to offer sufficient sitting space to five occupants, including the driver, and more cargo space. While the motor will be positioned at the rear of the vehicle, the batteries will be placed below the floor. The cargo space can be increased by folding the back seat as they haven designed with the 60:40 configurations.
The new Tesla Model 3 2017 will be outfitted with three electric motors of different capacities and they will be combined with three different capacity traditional engines. The admission-level model of the new vehicle comes outfitted with a traditional engine to get 250 HP of maximum power and 340 pounds per foot of highest torque. The engine will be combined with a 40-kWh electric motor and this combination makes the new vehicle attain the velocity of 60 mph from the stationary mode in less than 6 seconds with the highest speed of 115 mpg. Through the single charge of the motor, the vehicle will be capable of covering a distance of 215 miles solely on electric power. Number of Superchargers will be 7,200, which is a double number from the older models. Charging should be faster, about 20-30 minutes. Transmission will be over rear wheels or all wheels drive.
For those who want additional power and twist, they can choose the new vehicle prepared with the most powerful engine combined with a 60-kWh electric motor. The engine with the back-wheel drive system will generate an utmost power of 335 HP and a maximum twist of 345 pounds per foot. The combination of the engine and the motor makes the new Model 3 attain the velocity of 60 mph from the stationary mode in 5 seconds with the maximum speed of 130 mph. Through the single charge of the motor, the vehicle will be capable of covering a distance of 250 miles solely on electric power.
The new vehicle also comes outfitted with a more powerful engine and electric motor to improve the performance of the vehicle further. Accordingly, the Model 3 comes prepared with an engine to get a maximum power output of 370 HP and the greatest twist of 410 pounds per foot. This 2017 Tesla Model 3 engine performs better with the support of 70-kWh electric motor with the four-wheel drive system. The combination of the engine and the motor makes the new Model 3 attain the velocity of 60 mph in 4 seconds with the maximum speed of 150 mph. Through the single charge of the motor, the vehicle will be capable of covering a distance of 280 miles solely on electric power.
The 2017 Tesla Model 3 release date is planned for sale during the initial or mid-quarter of 2017 with the base price of $ 35,000. However you can “improve” your model up to $60,000(latest rumors), for example, you could get AWD with 80-kWh or other battery. Model 3 was unveiled one hour ago, photos soon. Online preorders will start at 7:30 p.m. by Pacific time. 133,000 pre-orders after 60 minutes, Model 3 will move some boundaries.