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The auto manufacturer Tesla has carved a niche in the world of automobiles for the use of innovative technology along with sleek design. Every move of this company is scrutinized by auto experts and fans with great anticipation. To raise the level of excitement, the CEO of Tesla Elon Musk put forward a glimpse of the latest model on his official Twitter handle. He uploaded a video of the Tesla Model 3 on Friday. Even though the video had the duration of six seconds, this glimpse is enough to strike curiosity in auto lovers all over the world. Musk didn’t stop at the video. He was rigorously tweeting about the speculated features of the car. Along with this, he also answered queries of certain people asked through Twitter.
This latest model is an Autopilot update and the machinery is supposedly sturdy. The prototype version of the Tesla Model 3 was introduced in a massive event almost a year ago. After this introduction, manufacture at the Fremont, California factory of the company and also its headquarters has picked up a fanatic pace. This sparks the rumors that the latest prototype might prove to be one of the most significant vehicles of the automaker.
First drive of a release candidate version of Model 3 pic.twitter.com/zcs6j1YRa4
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 24, 2017
This model will be a mid-size electric sedan which might serve to be the automaker’s conversion from a luxury car manufacturer to a pocket-friendly one. The speculated price of this latest prototype is around $35,000. This gives an idea that the car will be comparatively affordable than the other Tesla models. The first look of this car is an assurance that the manufacturers will not make any substantial alteration in its design. It also means that the car is ready for production. This signifies that the manufacturer will build the car on the production equipment. Through this, it will test the manufacturing process as well as the vehicle.
The expected timeline to start the limited vehicle production of the Tesla Model 3 is somewhere in July of this year. According to the plan, the company will produce more than 5,000 cars per week in the fourth quarter of production. This will ramp up to 10,000 per week by 2018. The car will come with dual motors and an all-wheel-drive. At the same time, the company will launch the right-hand drive version for its market in the U.K. Despite its lightweight, it will come with a smaller 75kWh battery along with its main one. This is in order to enhance the performance of the models in terms of acceleration.