21 Mar '17, 1pm

Tesla Model 3: beta phase to be skipped, will go straight to production?

John Voelcker Mar 21, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Tesla Model 3 Enlarge Photo Development of new vehicles, especially if they're on underpinnings that haven't been used in previous models, follows a very predictable schedule. First, a concept car is revealed. Often, it's a thinly disguised version of the future production car with some added design flourishes that won't make it onto the assembly lines. Then spy shots of cobbled-together "mule" vehicles start to emerge, followed by more shots of heavily disguised hand-built cars that are essentially early versions of the production car. DON'T MISS: Tesla Model 3 prices: reader makes his guesses, via spreadsheet That was the routine followed for the Tesla Model X electric crossover utility vehicle, which was seen testing in the San Francisco Bay Area several times in 2015 before its first deliveries, both in and out of ca...

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