A lot of promise, but a few reservations

Despite its great range and design, the Tesla Model 3 will face cheaper competition when it finally hits our roads, writes Dave Humphreys

13th January, 2019
A lot of promise, but a few reservations
The Tesla Model 3 is set apart by the driving range delivered by its 75kWh battery

Even though it is likely to be another year before it appears on our roads, the Tesla Model 3 has been one of the most talked-about electric cars in recent years. Launched as the affordable, more mainstream EV when Elon Musk first unveiled it, delays and question marks over build quality soon overshadowed the car’s ability to attract never-before-seen levels of deposits and orders - according to Tesla, at least.

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