Tesla has adjusted the price of its Model 3 in the UK again. Prices for the car now start at £37,340 (pricing includes VAT and the £3,500 UK Plug-In Car Grant) bringing it closer to the £35,000 entry-level target cost. When the Model 3 first was unveiled £35,000 was the quoted price for the entry-level model but this version seems to have died and is no longer available as an option. Now, the entry-level car is the Model 3 Rear-Wheel Drive Standard Range Plus which offers a few more features over the standard car.
Globally there are three versions of the car on offer – Standard Range Plus, Long Range All-Wheel-Drive, and Performance.
The Standard Range Plus car comes with 254 miles WLTP range, is rear-wheel drive and sprint from 0-60 mph in 5.3 seconds.
Upgrading to the Long Range AWD cuts the acceleration time to 4.4-seconds but increases the range to 348-miles WLTP.
All Performance vehicles, in all markets, will ship with our performance upgrades package installed, which includes performance wheels and brakes, a carbon fiber spoiler, 162mph top speed, and Track Mode.
A Tesla Spokesperson said: “In order to make purchasing our vehicles even simpler, we are standardising our global vehicle lineup and streamlining the number of trim packages offered for Model S, Model X and Model 3.
“We are also adjusting our pricing in order to continue to improve affordability for customers. Like other car companies, we periodically adjust pricing and available options.
“Model 3 continues to outsell all other luxury vehicles in the U.S., with record delivery numbers in Q2 and continued global expansion to Europe and Asia. It has also achieved 5-star safety ratings in the U.S. and Europe.”
Tesla has also made changes to the Model S and Model X lineups which offering Long Range and Performance variants.
Long Range Model S cars cost £77,200 and come with 375-miles of WLTP range a 155mph top speed and a 0-60mph time of 3.7 seconds.
Upgrading to the Performance variants loses you 10-miles of range but slashes the acceleration time to just 2.4-seconds.
For the Model X, the Long Range model costs £82,200 come with 315-miles WLTP range, 155mph top speed and 4.4-second sprint time.
Performance variants come with 300-miles of range and a 0-60mph sprint time of 2.7 seconds and costs £96,400.
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