In the first 24 hours Model 3 received over 180,000 reservations, setting the record for the highest single-day sales of any product of any kind ever in world history. Quite a successful day for the electric car company, giving them a significant boost in not only revenue, but also in the perception that EV’s have in today’s market. It’s an impressive site to see, where we’ve been informed that the Model 3 is up to 325,000 deposits made to confirm the reservations for the vehicle up until now.
“More importantly, we took a huge step towards building a better future by accelerating the transition to sustainable transportation. “ Tesla Motors stated.
Like every Tesla, Model 3 is engineered to combine range, performance, utility and designed to be the safest car in its class. It accelerates from zero to 60 mph in less than six seconds, and can travel 215 miles on a single charge. Starting at $35,000, Model 3 comes standard with Autopilot hardware and Supercharging capability.
“A week ago, we started taking reservations for Model 3, and the excitement has been incredible. We’ve now received more than 325,000 reservations, which corresponds to about $14 billion in implied future sales, making this the single biggest one-week launch of any product ever. This interest has spread completely organically. Unlike other major product launches, we haven’t advertised or paid for any endorsements. Instead, this has been a true grassroots effort driven by the passion of the Tesla team that’s worked so hard to get to this point and our current and future customers who believe so strongly in what we are trying to achieve. Most importantly, we are all taking a huge step towards a better future by accelerating the transition to sustainable transportation.” – Tesla Motors official statement, giving further details on this product reveal.