Tesla decided to increase production of Model 3

Tesla decided to increase production of Model 3

July 2, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The production of new electric vehicles Tesla Model 3 reached the target of 5 thousand per week. This is reported by the CNBC channel referring to the head of the American company Elon Musk. In a letter to Tesla employees, the top manager shared his plans to increase the production of electric cars up to 6,000 a week.

At the same time, taking into account the electric cars Model X and Model S, the volume of Tesla cars production amounted to 7 thousand. “I think we just became a real automotive company,” – the businessman said.

At the moment Tesla offers two versions of Model 3, which are equipped with only one engine. The base car can accelerate from a place to 100 km / h in 5.6 seconds, and its maximum speed is 210 km per hour. Power reserve without recharging – 354 kilometers.

The Long Range option is equipped with a 258-horsepower electric motor, allowing you to accelerate to 100 km/h in 5.1 seconds, and its maximum is 225 km per hour. A battery pack of 80.5 kWh allows you to drive up to 500 kilometers without recharging.