Because of the use cobalt-free LFP battery cells from CATL?
Tesla has just lowered prices of its Made-in-China (MIC) Tesla Model 3. The entry-level Standard Range Plus version is now 8% cheaper (after subsidies), while the Long Range RWD version is 10% cheaper.
The Standard Range Plus is now available from 249,900 yuan ($36,803), including a subsidy of 19,800 yuan ($2,916), compared to 271,550 yuan previously.
The Long Range RWD version is now available from 309,900 yuan ($45,639), compared to 344,050 yuan previously. There is no subsidy for this version as its price is still above 300,000 yuan.
Currently, the prices for the two MIC versions are as follow:
* after including a subsidy of 19,800 yuan ($2,916)
The price of the Performance version was not changed as it’s scheduled for Q1 2021 and will not be eligible for subsidies.
- Performance, Long Range AWD (MIC): *419,800 yuan ($61,823)
NEDC range of 600+ km (373+ miles)
top speed of 261 km/h (162. mph)
acceleration 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.4 seconds
deliveries from Q1 2021