Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter that a new variant of the company's Model 3 electric sedan is on sale today.
On the company's website, this Model 3 has a base price of $ 45,000, but is advertised as a cost of $ 30,700 after estimated savings, which includes incentives and gas savings. It will have an estimated range of 260 miles.
In a statement, Tesla told CNBC: "As the production and sales of Model 3 continue to grow rapidly, we have achieved a consistent volume of production capacity, allowing us to diversify our product offering to even more customers. this week introduced in the United States and Canada to better meet the diverse range requirements of numerous customers wishing to own the Model 3 and our delivery estimate for customers who ordered the Standard Battery is 4-6 months. "
Musk tweeted that this Model 3 uses a battery with fewer cells than those included in previous Tesla versions of the electric sedan.
Tesla promised that the lower model of the 3 model will be available at a purchase price of around $ 35,000. It has yet to offer this low-cost model.
In the latest vehicle production and delivery report, Tesla said it produced 53,239 Model 3 vehicles in the third quarter, in line with its indications.
Correction: The initial version of this story erroneously reported the lowest price for the new model. It's $ 45,000.