Tesla's recent confirmation of an upcoming Model 3 Performance configuration has left enthusiasts eagerly anticipating more details. Earlier in 2024, the Performance trim vanished from the Model 3 lineup, raising speculation about a potential revamp. Despite the global introduction of the new Model 3 'Highland,' Tesla has yet to finalize a Performance version, currently only offering the Rear-Wheel-Drive and Long Range variants.
The latest development comes from Martin Viecha, Tesla's Director of Investor Relations, who responded to a video by James May, formerly of Top Gear and now a Tesla owner. Viecha hinted at an impending Performance Model 3, adding to the intrigue surrounding its features and release date. True to Tesla's style, Viecha provided no specific details, maintaining an air of mystery.
Rumors have circulated about a possible Plaid or Ludicrous version of the popular sedan based on leaks and findings from Tesla's Parts Catalog. In October, indications of a potential Plaid Model 3 surfaced. Furthermore, Tesla hacker green discovered coding hinting at two versions of the Model 3: Base and Sport. The Sport variant is expected to feature distinct front seats with enhanced side support and headrest.
The Model 3 Performance, known for its blend of affordability, speed, and acceleration, has been a favorite among Tesla enthusiasts. As speculation grows, the community eagerly awaits further insights into what could make the Performance Model 3 a standout in Tesla's lineup.
--------The article excerpted from TESLARATI.