On November 15th several netizens tweeted that the status of its order for the domestic Tesla Model 3 had been updated to “Prepare Vehicle Delivery”. This means that the domestic Model 3 is about to welcome the first batch of crab-eating users. Earlier, it was reported that Tesla’s first Chinese-made cars have been launched, will soon be officially launched. Screenshots of orders provided by netizens show that in addition to Tesla’s official blue models, the white and cold-light silver models may also be on the first delivery list.
During the preparation of the delivery phase, the Delivery Specialist will contact to confirm the installation of the charging pile, the vehicle loan, etc., the subsequent payment phase, the user will be required to make a second payment before the arrival of the vehicle, the final payment before delivery, and finally the appointment date and place to complete the delivery of the vehicle.
On November 13, the official website of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued the 325th batch of Road Motor Vehicle Production Enterprises and Product Announcements. This marks the official approval of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology for the Tesla’s Shanghai plant to produce the Model 3 on a large scale.
Tesla has said it expects small-scale deliveries of the domestic Model 3 by the end of the year, with large-scale deliveries to be expected to take place in the first quarter of next year.
However, according to the latest reports, Tesla’s Super plant in Shanghai, which plans to produce 174,000 Model 3s by the end of 2019, is aggressive in setting for initial production.
On October 25, Tesla announced that the Model 3 Standard Life Extended (Made in China) model, which comes standard with basic driver-assisted features, is open for booking selling for 355,800 yuan. The NEDC has a range of about 460 km, a 100km acceleration of only 5.6 seconds and a top speed of 225km/h.
In terms of configuration, the domestic version of the Model 3 standard battery life upgrade comes standard with the basic version of the auxiliary driving function, with collision prevention, blind spot monitoring, lane deviation prevention, emergency lane departure prevention and other active safety functions, while the vehicle also has automatic auxiliary steering, active cruise control convenient function.
On November 7, Tesla officials released a set of domestic version smodel 3 real-life pictures, showing that the overall model 3 and imported version of the same, but the domestic version of the Model 3 tail label printed with the Chinese “Tesla” logo, which also caused netizens to spit slot.
With the order of domestic model 3 entering the stage of preparation and delivery, the first batch of netizens who eat crabs will be born soon. They will know whether the new car is inspiring or not until they get the real car, and wait for the next wave of information from netizens.