02 Dec '17, 9pm

News: Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car tested by Motor Trend

2017 Tesla Model 3 Enlarge Photo Within the last week, we wrote that not one major automotive media outlet had independently tested the less-expensive and higher-volume Tesla Model 3. That changed on Monday, when Motor Trend published the first instrumented test of Tesla's affordable electric car. This gives us the first independent look at the performance and specifications of the Model 3 Long Range, the version tested. DON'T MISS: Tesla Model 3 video review compares lower-priced electric car to Model S The first test took the Model 3 Long Range through a standard battery of tests: acceleration, braking, roadholding on a figure-eight course, and more. The Motor Trend test staff observed respectable performance, including a 4.8-second time from 0 to 60 mph, and a 13.4-second elapsed quarter-mile time. For those keeping score, the Chevrolet Bolt EV manages a 6.5-second 0-to...

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