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Model 3 Performance for test drives!

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by drawfour, Jun 3, 2018.

  1. drawfour

    drawfour Member

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    Didn't see a thread anywhere, but could have missed it. Elon tweeted that the Model 3 Performance version would be available for test drive in stores in 4-6 weeks!

    Elon Musk on Twitter
     
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    Should be fun.
     
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    More excitingly (for Canadians), he said "Model 3 Performance order page progressively rolling out to reservation holders over the next week or so." in response to a question about when Canadians would be allowed to order!
     
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    Kinda funny that means the Model 3 will have been in production for over a year without any regular RWD ones available for test drives but they'll be making enough Ps to have a bunch of spares almost immediately.

    Hopefully they'll have the software set up like the S test units where you can change the behavior to emulate the slower versions though so people can get "useful" test drives no matter which model they want.
     
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    Kinda funny... or genius!

    Keep in mind they need very few US deliveries in June in order to stay under 200,000. Why not have the first batches go to Tesla themselves, it helps work out the issues in manufacturing with the new configuration in addition to keeping the delivery numbers low.
     
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    Agreed. People on this forum (and I assume others as well) have been hoping that we'd start seeing test drive/loaner Model 3s during the month of June as a way of keeping production up but deliveries down until Q3. Perhaps this is part of that. Personally, while I'd love to test drive a Performance, I am just planning on getting the regular AWD.
     
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