27 Oct '14, 3pm

Tesla Mulling Model 3 SUV and Wagon

Tesla Mulling Model 3 SUV and Wagon

Tesla’s pending Gigafactory battery plant will be needed to enable production of nearly a quarter million electric cars later this decade, and while they’re at it, Model 3 may spin off an SUV and station wagon variant. This word of the proposed $35,000 car came last week from Tesla’s vice president for engineering, Chris Porritt. Nothing is being ruled out, he told Auto Express , as the company seeks to morph from relative niche automaker to mass production manufacturer. “We don’t know what type of customer we’re trying to appeal to yet, but we want to speak to more customers … Lots of them!” said the British-Born Tesla exec speaking to the UK publication. “We’ve got specific customers for Model S, we have an idea with Model X, but we need to appeal to more people with Model 3. “We want this car to be £30,000 to £35,000 with derivatives which will appeal to all sorts of pe...

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