Blue Tesla Model 3 Looks Ready For Production In New Spy Clips

Elon Musk says that production of the Model 3 will kick off in July and even though some have their doubts, the electric automaker is pushing forward with bringing the electric sedan to the market.

Late last week, an undisguised Model 3 prototype was filmed in the midst of testing while flanked by a Model S and for the most part, it appears to be ready for customers, at least from an external design standpoint.

As we expected, the design of the finalized Model 3 is pretty much identical to the concept unveiled almost exactly 12 months ago and therefore looks like a mini-Model S with a slightly more bloated design and short front and rear overhangs.

Pricing for the Model 3 is predicted to start at $35,000 after all the applicable federal tax credits. However, an analyst recently revealed that most examples will cost around $50,000 after being outfitted with a host of expensive options, including a larger battery pack and Tesla’s Enhanced Autopilot system.

Musk expects to build approximately 1,000 Model 3s a week in July and will initially sell examples to its employees, allowing Tesla to easily fix any issues early examples may encounter.


  • GobbleUp

    Unfortunately the model 3 is nearly as ugly as the model X.
    What a disappointment.

    • S3XY

      Said no one.

  • tkindred

    I like it

  • Tumbi Mtika

    I’ll get the popcorn ready.

    Who wants some?

    • Tumbi Mtika

      Anyways, STAYING ON TOPIC HERE, it’s too Model X for my liking. Hopefully they smooth out the design.

      • S3XY

        What you’re seeing is what you’re getting.

        • Tumbi Mtika

          That…kinda sucks then.

  • Honda NSX-R

    From what I’m seeing, it looks a bit generic…

    • benT

      so is ur mum.

    • LucidStrike

      So does the S, frankly. Tesla cars have distinctive ‘elements’. They don’t otherwise ‘look’ mold-breaking, just generically appealing. At this point, almost all cars ‘look’ pretty good, and the most striking designs are often among the most ugly. That’s its own problem.

      • S3XY

        Red Model S’s do not look generic.

        • LucidStrike

          Why would color even be considered when we’re talking about the physical design?

  • S3XY

    Finally a good looking sexy car that’s going to mass populate our roads.

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