See the new $45 000 Model 3 by Tesla
INTERNATIONAL – Tesla on Thursday introduced a new $45 000 (R654 000) version of its Model 3 sedan on its website, launching the car as US tax breaks for Tesla cars are about to decrease.
According to the website, the rear-wheel-drive model has a “mid-range” battery, a range of 260 miles, 50 miles less than the long-range battery that the more expensive Model 3 is equipped with.
The new version has a delivery period of six to 10 weeks, according to the website, which would customers eligible for the current $7 500 US tax credit if they take delivery by the end of the year. The tax credit for Tesla cars will drop by half on January 1.