Tesla’s U.S. website has raised the price of two non-high-end Model 3 models by $500 each. Previously, the Model 3 Standard Battery Extension sold for $39,490, with an adjusted price of $39,990. The full-drive long-range version previously sold for $48,490, compared with an adjusted $48,990. The high-performance Model 3 still sells for $56,990.
Tesla’s price increase comes in the final weeks of the fourth quarter, the end of 2019. Tesla’s fourth-quarter deliveries are expected to hit new highs. The price increase could mean That Tesla can meet its goal of delivering 360,000 cars overall by 2019.
Just two days ago, it was reported that Tesla plans to raise the price of model 3 imported cars in China from January. From January 2020, Tesla plans to raise the price of imported Model 3 models in China, including the long-range all-wheel drive and high-performance versions, according to people familiar with the matter.
The move comes as Tesla’s Shanghai plant is about to deliver a new Model 3. Later this year, Tesla’s Shanghai plant will officially mass produce the first electric cars, which will be delivered on January 25 next year.