Earlier today we heard that the new Tesla Model 3 would cost $35,000 before tax incentives and rebates and now Tesla has confirmed that they will start taking reservations on their new EV from the 31st of March.
The news was announced by Tesla CEO, Elon Musk on Twitter, who confirmed that registrations will start on the 31st of March with a $1,000 deposit needed, the company will start taking online reservations from the 1st of April.
Model 3 reservations ($1000 down) will be accepted in Tesla stores on March 31 and online April 1
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 11, 2016
The new Tesla Model S is designed to compete with the Mercedes C Class, Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series, the car will launch in 2017.
The cost of the car should be around $30,000 on average after state rebates and federal tax incentives, of course the actual cost will vary by state in the US.