Tesla Model 3, Hip or Hype?
The Octane Lounge Jan 25, 2016


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Are these the best of times for upstart Silicon Valley automaker Tesla, or the worst of times? It’s a simple enough question, certainly, but the answer is complicated, so much so that it might simply be, ‘Yes.’ The best of times for Tesla is that its long-awaited, and more affordable Model 3 has generated tremendous buzz and at least 400,000 pre-orders in its first two weeks of availability. Tesla has said it will begin producing the sedan sometime in late 2017 with a base price of $35,000 before any tax rebates/incentives.

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