This has happened more than once in recent months, with a model accumulating so many waiting lists that the manufacturer decides not to accept more orders and focuses on serving all that it already has. happened to Tesla in the US market, Model 3 Long Range -The equivalent of great autonomy in Spain- can no longer be ordered and they call to wait until next year to be able to order it.
You can still order the Access Edition, Model 3 RWD ($46,990) and Model 3 Performance ($62,990). The delivery deadline for new orders is between November 2022 and January 2023 for the first and October-November for the second. Model 3s Fremont for the United States, Canada and other US countries. come fromIn sunny California, not in China.
The official explanation via a press release and a tweet from Elon Musk is simply that they are not enough: “The waiting list is very long. We will reactivate it as soon as we speed up production.”, said tycoon In response to a question from the Whole Mars Catalog (@WholeMarsBlog) There may be other reasons.
Waitlist is too long. Will enable again as we ramp production.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 13, 2022
The excuse may sound a bit strange, because the Chinese Model 3, if we order it now, has a delivery time of March 2023, depending on the variant. There are also versions of the Model Y in the United States going out in the middle of next year, the same or later as the temporarily withdrawn version of the Model 3.
Another possibility is that Tesla may want to make some adjustments so that the Model 3 Long Range can adjust its price to $55,000 or less, in order to be eligible for help with up to $7,500 in tax credits from the US government. As soon as Joe Biden signs inflation reduction actWill be able to buy Tesla again with US assistance.
Tesla passed 200,000 eligible units a long time ago, so the entire manufacturer was excluded from aid under the current system, and there is a price cap with the new system. Be that as it may, they have to wait either they get hooked to the rear-wheel drive model, or if they prefer all-wheel drive, which is important in the northern states, they’ll have to dig deeper and go for performance.