Tesla has completely discontinued the 000 35,000 version of the Model 3, which has been somewhat elusive since its introduction, with a new 2021 model year update.
Long before offering a Model 3, CEO Elon Musk promised it would be an electric car for people with a starting price point of $ 35,000.
Despite the mass production of the Tesla Model 3, that, 000 35,000 price point is elusive.
Tesla has repeatedly mentioned that price point over the years, and in 2019 the automaker finally introduced the Model 3 Standard Range version for 000 35,000 – fulfilling a long-held promise and proving the suspects wrong.
However, the vehicle manufacturer Within a few months of starting production it went out of production.
It stopped listing the Model 3, 000 35,000 version or even stopped making it, but to say more that it makes the Model 3 $ 35,000 as promised, they will sell a Model 3 Standard Range Plus (now $ 38,000) and some features with a 3,000 discount Open:
“Due to the popularity of Standard Plus compared to Standard, we have decided to simplify our production operations. As a result, the Model 3 Standard will now be the limited edition version of Standard Plus, and we will be taking it from the online order order menu, which means customers should call us or something Hundreds of Tesla stores to visit. ”
That “off-the-menu”, 000 35,000 Model 3 has been available to Tesla buyers for the past year and a half, and some owners have actually gone through that process and purchased the Tesla Model 3 for 000 35,000.
Electrek is now aware that Tesla has decided not to do that anymore for the new Model 3 vehicles. – At least this time.
Sources told Electrex that Tesla had told its employees that it was not allowed to downgrade the new 2021 Model 3 vehicles to the “standard range” and sell them for $ 35,000.
They still allow software range features on the 2020 Model 3 Standard Range Plus vehicles, which are still in stock, and sell them to customers as the Model 3 Standard Range for $ 35,000, but no New 2021 Model 3, Which comes with new features.
This “menu off” thing has always been different for me.
Apparently, Tesla does not want to sell that version of the vehicle otherwise, it will be listed as an option in its configuration like any other version.
why this? I can not say for sure, but to me, they seem to like the fact that, as promised, they actually sold 000 35,000 Model 3.
Are they getting away with it now?
However, they may change that in the future.
Demand for the 2021 Model 3 may be high now and Tesla does not want to sell them as software limited standard range for the lower wholesale margin, until it hits the lower demand for it.
What it is worth, I was able to see if it would allow for a re-rating of the new Model 3s at some point next year.
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