Elon Musk live 2017 Tesla Model 3 unveil Q & A

Elon Musk live 2017 Tesla Model 3 unveil Q & A

Watch Tesla car designer Franz von Holzhausen and co-founder Elon Musk unveil the Tesla Model 3! We streamed it live on periscope, so you get to watch it live as well.

From March 23, 2016:

Tesla Motors put a blog out yesterday. The same cryptic blog that Elon Musk puts out when he decides to give us a little bit of information about how you can buy a Tesla Model 3, and when you can buy the Model 3.

When do reservations begin and how do you make a reservation?

Reservations for Model 3 begin on March 31st worldwide. Reservation amounts in each currency can be found here. There are two ways to make a reservation. The first, which will allow you to get a better spot in the queue, is to visit your local Tesla store when it opens on March 31st. Find your closest Tesla store here. The second is to make a reservation online at Tesla.com when the live unveil starts at 8:30pm PT.

I already own a Tesla, do I get preferential treatment? What if I don’t live in a region that has a Tesla store?

In order to be as fair as possible, there will be a different queue for each region. And as a thank you to our current owners, existing customers will get priority in each region, meaning that the fastest way to buy a Model 3 is to buy a Model S or Model X.

When will I get my Tesla Model 3?

Model 3 production is scheduled to begin in late 2017. When production begins, we will begin deliveries in North America starting on the West Coast, moving east. As we continue to ramp production, we will begin deliveries in Europe, APAC and right-hand drive markets. It is not possible to ship to all regions simultaneously because regulators in each part of the world have slightly different production requirements. Staggering deliveries in this way also allows us to provide the best possible customer experience.

We recognize that everyone wants to get their Model 3 as quickly as possible. Our overarching goal is to maximize total customer happiness within the bounds of what is physically possible.

The 2017 Tesla Model 3 unveil will be on March 31st at 8:30pm PT on Tesla.com.

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