There is a lot of excitement among electric car enthusiasts for the Tesla Model 3. It’s the first mass-market all-electric car from the company that currently sells some very pricey electric cars. Tesla has a lot riding on this car. A new report suggests that the Tesla Model 3 0-60mph time is 5.6 seconds, which means that it will provide owners with decent performance.
Tesla is yet to confirm the final specs of the Model 3 and it’s due to do that in the coming weeks. The company has previously said that Model 3’s base variant will be able to hit 60 miles-per-hour in “under 6 seconds.”
The report stems from a retail comparison chart posted at the Tesla Model 3 Owners Club forum which mentions a 0-60mph acceleration time of 5.6 seconds for the Model 3. If this is correct, Tesla’s claim of under 6 seconds holds true. The chart to mentions a 215+ mile range on a single charge and delivery times of more than a year.
It remains to be seen what the 0-60mph times will be for the high-performance variants of the Model 3. For the sake of comparison, the Tesla Model S P100D in Ludicrous Mode can hit 60mph in a breathtaking 2.3 seconds.
Granted, that with a 0-60 time of 5.6 seconds, the Tesla Model 3 isn’t going to be breaking any records, but it’s going to be very competitive with similarly priced cars in its class, both electric and fuel-powered rivals.