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Delivery of Red M3P in UK waited 5 months already!

Ted H

Supporting Member
Feb 14, 2021
11
4
Sydney, Australia
Yes me, I ordered mine October 2020 approx eta now 17th May 2021?
I think the UK is in the same situation as Australia (where I am). The Model 3 production for Australia - and (?all?) other right-hand-drive countries - switched to China, and the factory there isn't making Performance ones yet, only SR+ and Long Range. Your order may have just missed out on getting a car allocated from the last right hand drive performance build run in the USA factory.

As far as I know, Australia isn't getting any Performance Model 3s until June-ish (and they will be made-in-China ones), so that likely fits in with the delivery time you are being told too. The recent big delivery of SR+ and LR cars in the UK and Australia from the China factory happened around the same time, so maybe next quarter will be the same.
 

Shaji14

Member
Feb 7, 2021
5
6
Nottingham
Ordered my Red M3P in UK on 30/10/2020 and still waiting. Anyone else in the same situation? Current delivery date is 17.05.2021 !!
If it makes you feel any better I initially ordered mine in June 2020. Thanks to useless leasing company, had to then re-order in December. So might be 12 months for me
 

SarahWalker72

Member
Mar 20, 2021
31
33
Glossop, UK
If it makes you feel any better I initially ordered mine in June 2020. Thanks to useless leasing company, had to then re-order in December. So might be 12 months for me
Wow you definitely win the award. Which leasing company did you use and what colour you waiting for? Fingers crossed May delivery comes true :)
 

Shaji14

Member
Feb 7, 2021
5
6
Nottingham
Wow you definitely win the award. Which leasing company did you use and what colour you waiting for? Fingers crossed May delivery comes true :)
My employer uses a management company GMP drive are who in turn apparently ordered the car through Lex Autolease. After pestering them every 2-4 weeks for 6 months, and being falsely assured,they finally admitted that the order was never made. Add insult to injury the price went up per month and I now don't get the benefit from the 0% BIK
 

TheRFMan

Member
Dec 15, 2019
321
248
Ottawa, Canada
I think the UK is in the same situation as Australia (where I am). The Model 3 production for Australia - and (?all?) other right-hand-drive countries - switched to China, and the factory there isn't making Performance ones yet, only SR+ and Long Range. Your order may have just missed out on getting a car allocated from the last right hand drive performance build run in the USA factory.

As far as I know, Australia isn't getting any Performance Model 3s until June-ish (and they will be made-in-China ones), so that likely fits in with the delivery time you are being told too. The recent big delivery of SR+ and LR cars in the UK and Australia from the China factory happened around the same time, so maybe next quarter will be the same.
I didn't realize that RHD M3Ps were being switched to China. That might explain why I'm getting a sooner than expected estimate for my M3P for delivery in Canada as Tesla can focus more no North American production in Fremont.
 

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