Tesla starts deliveries of Model 3 Performance and Dual Motor customer vehicles
In a recent report EV magazine Electrek has revealed that US electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors has commenced customer deliveries of the Performance and Dual Motor versions of its Model 3 electric car. Several owners of the new versions have also confirmed the same.
The report implies that the customer deliveries of the Model 3 Performance and Dual Motor versions has been started by Tesla in around two months following the introduction of the two versions and the opening of their orders.
The commencement of customer deliveries of Tesla Model 3 Performance and Dual Motor versions means that the new versions have now joined the Model 3 Long Range rear-wheel-drive version on the road.
With Tesla already building a Performance Model 3 test drive fleet in recent weeks by shipping some units of the new version to North American stores, the automaker is now reaching customer vehicles to stores and delivery centers country-wide. According to reports, some Performance Model 3 owners have reported that they are taking deliveries of their vehicles, with Tesla also scheduling deliveries in the coming days.
The start of Model 3 Performance and Dual Motor customer deliveries indicates that Tesla’s launch of the two versions is ‘on schedule.’ Tesla CEO Elon Musk had said in 2017 that the company would launch the two versions in “mid-2018.” He recently said that production of both the versions will be ramped up July, to begin volume production in August-September.
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