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Tesla rolls out first Model 3 electric car, yours for $35,000

California-based Tesla will produce 100 cars in August and more than 1,500 in September

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Tesla's Model 3 sedan
Tesla Model 3

The long-awaited first Model 3 for the public is finally rolling off the assembly line pending a "final checkout".

"Production Unit 1 of Model 3 is now built and going through final checkout," CEO tweeted on Saturday and unveiled the pictures of an actual Model 3.

has been working on a limited production run of the Model 3 The first 30 new cars are expected to be delivered to customers on July 28.

In several Twitter posts, Musk said the California-based company will produce 100 cars in August and more than 1,500 in September.

It looks like "we can reach 20,000 Model 3 cars per month in December", Musk said.

Model 3 is a major step for Tesla, and will be priced around $35,000. It "achieves 215 miles (346 km) of range per charge" and is "designed to attain the highest safety ratings in every category".

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First Published: Sun, July 09 2017. 17:30 IST