Entry-level Tesla will be called the Model 3

According to a recent report, Tesla’s $35,000 sedan will now be called the Model 3.

“We were going to call it model E for a while and then Ford sued us saying it wanted to use the Model E – I thought this is crazy, Ford’s trying to kill sex!  So we’ll have to think of another name,” Musk said.

Auto Express says the car will be will be properly unveiled in 2016. Despite its smaller battery, the Model 3 will have a range of roughly 200 miles.


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