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- Key Takeaways:
- Tesla has unveiled the highly-anticipated 2024 Model 3 in Europe, showcasing a refreshed version of the popular electric sedan with sleeker exterior styling and updates to enhance aesthetic appeal.
- The revamped Model 3 will soon be available in Europe, with the United States expected to follow shortly. Details on production schedules and pricing are still under wraps.
- The 2024 Model 3 is anticipated to be more expensive due to its new design and features, positioning it as a more premium option and potentially shifting the Model 2 as Tesla’s latest affordable vehicle.
The automotive world is abuzz with excitement as Tesla, the trailblazing electric vehicle manufacturer, has unveiled the highly-anticipated 2024 Tesla Model 3 in Europe. In a surprise reveal, Tesla showcased a refreshed version of its immensely popular Model 3 electric sedan, promising a host of exciting updates that are sure to leave enthusiasts and eco-conscious drivers eager to get behind the wheel.
One of the standout features of this mid-cycle refresh is the Model 3’s sleeker exterior styling. Gone is the familiar fish-like front end, replaced by a more refined look featuring squintier headlamps and a smoothed-out front bumper. The rear end has received a facelift as well, boasting updated taillamps with vibrant LED elements and fresh wheel designs, collectively enhancing the car’s aesthetic appeal.
While the European market will soon enjoy the revamped Model 3, eager Tesla buyers in the United States can anticipate its arrival on the ordering website in the near future. As Tesla keeps the details under wraps, we eagerly await news of production schedules and pricing, given the brand’s penchant for surprises. With a U.S. debut anticipated in late 2023 and deliveries commencing in early 2024, this refresh may also signal an impending redesign for the Model 3’s SUV counterpart, the Model Y. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting development in the world of electric vehicles.
Updated on September 2, 2023: Tesla has announced the 2024 Model 3 Highland! This lineup boasts a new body, interior details, a longer range, and a higher price tag in certain markets. The brand has not given us any timeline for U.S. production or pre-sale, but we imagine this will be announced shortly. What a perfect way to wrap up the summer!
The 2024 Tesla Model 3 Is HERE
- Tesla has announced the 2024 Model 3.
- Europe will likely see this vehicle first.
Tesla shocked European buyers the other evening with the unveiling of the long-awaited Model 3 redesign. Not only does this EV surpass our expectations, but it offers Tesla customers a new version of the car they’ve come to know, love, and drive. Interestingly enough, the brand will start in Europe, moving into the US in the next few months. Production of the Model 3 is well underway, with these suped-up electric sedans likely rolling off production lines as we speak.
Of course, this vehicle will begin large-scale manufacturing within the next six months, hitting markets by mid-2024 if all works out. This sedan was initially believed to be for sale in select cities by the end of 2023, but like many of Tesla’s other vehicles, delays are plaguing the automaker. Luckily, this has given customers more time to save up and plan for a new Tesla purchase: in this economy, we all need a bit of time.
Whether you’re in a Model 3 or considering this car for your first EV, there are some things to remember. With the 2024 version coming soon, Tesla has much riding on its shoulders. Specifically, with many non-Tesla electric vehicles coming to market and doing well, Elon Musk’s company is in a transition period. They’re no longer the only EV brand worth considering, even being beaten out in terms of pricing and range for some newer models. The Model 3 has been a staple of the brand, being the more affordable choice for many years in the EV realm, but could this soon be a distant memory?
The Tesla Model 3 Is Getting A Redesign
- The 2024 Tesla Model is getting a facelift.
- One of the most noticeable differences is the body and front end of this sedan.
Because Tesla has yet to significantly redesign any of its vehicles since launching them, the Model 3 will symbolize a step forward for the entire brand. With the 2024 release, also named ‘Project Highland,’ boasting a more refined design, where does this leave current drivers? Well, the all-new Model 3 will have different backlights and a slightly tweaked front, both of which are exciting for customers. Additionally, Tesla plans to implement “dozens” of technological advancements that will update the Model 3 to today’s EV scape, which is somewhat elusive to what could be. The reworked entry-level sedan has been one of the best-selling EVs for many years, with Tesla hoping to inspire a new fleet of drivers and lifelong buyers.
There have been a few sightings of unmarked and camouflaged Model 3s driving through small towns across the globe in recent months, with people automatically noticing the car looks much different than what’s currently out there. With the iconic front (and back) getting a refresh, this could get Tesla back into the minds of those who find its current designs stale. Some outlets have even mentioned the new design as “Roadster-inspired,” which is certainly something to get us excited. After all, the Tesla Roadster. Since these have been announced and unveiled, and we now have photos of the Model 3 for 2024, let’s all take a deep breath.
Considering the Roadster is supposedly hitting markets in 2024/2025, this could be a precursor for the all-new, redesigned 2024 Model 3. Perhaps a sleeker, sexier design is worth trying.
The China- And Euro-spec Model 3s Have Come To The Fore
- Photos, specs, and info about the 2024 Tesla Model 3 have leaked from China.
- The company officially announced Model 3 to European shoppers and should ship them to those countries by October.
As we near the release and mass production of the all-new Model 3, we have the Gigafactory in Shanghai, China, to thank for many of these images and specs. After all, Tesla will be building this overseas and in the U.S. to bring down production costs, with China now a key player in Tesla’s manufacturing process. Chinese EV shoppers make up the global majority, with Tesla being an incredibly popular choice there.
With the Chinese Model 3, there will likely be a few differences from the North American or even European release, so take that with a grain of salt. These won’t be dramatic, but they’ll be there. Furthermore, Tesla did announce to European shoppers that this car was to ship to the continent by October, which is now less than 30 days away.
That gives us a bit of insight into the American rollout, which could be as soon as November or December. Mass-scale-wise, Tesla won’t have these out in the States until Q1 of 2024. After all, that is when this car is slated for its *official* delivery, so bear with us.
The 2024 Model 3 Might Be More Expensive Than Before
- Unfortunately, the all-new Model 3 is expected to cost more than 2023.
- With new interior and exterior design features, the 2024 Model 3 will be more premium.
Even though current Model 3s start at $40,240 for 2023, the 2024 Model 3 could be slightly higher for each trim level. For example, the 2024 model is expected to be a bit more pricey because of the new design and features, being replaced by the Model 2 as the brand’s latest “affordable” vehicle. Model 3 might become a mid-tier choice for drivers, shifting closer to the luxury market. Tesla has never been a cheap car brand, but with the $25,000-$30,000 Model 2, this could be a significant change in the EV market as we know it.
The Model 3 might become more expensive to drive off the lot, but that doesn’t mean this price hike isn’t warranted if the bells and whistles are notable. Tesla has yet to do something of this caliber to one of its existing cars, so it will set a precedent for future releases and revamps. 2023 did see a slight decrease in pricing for many Teslas, so this will be a different trend in the upcoming year or two.
The 2024 Model 3 will likely be more expensive in Asian markets. For the U.S. and Europe, however, we’d expect it to be around what it is currently. Of course, this is subject to change.
The Redesigned Model 3 Will Change The Way Tesla Updates Its Cars
- Sleeker headlamps, a less ‘fishy’ front end, and many interior updates will be present in the 2024 Model 3.
- This vehicle will still keep much of its original flare.
With Tesla’s Model 3 on the horizon, this could indicate big changes for the brand. The Model 3 has always been the introduction to the brand, with many people buying it as their first EV. One of the most noticeable changes is the replacement of the iconic soft curving, rounded front bumper with a more linear and simplified design. This will be a different look for Tesla drivers, known for having rounded, smooth edges and designs up to this point. Moreover, with the Roadster being similar to this new Model 3, you can expect a more high-end experience driving this EV.
Tesla’s newest Model 3 will set a precedent for future revamps of beloved vehicles and bring more competition to the EV market. The Model 2 might replace the Model 3 as the “entry” level option, so this one is expected to become a higher-tier offering.
As we see these new photos of Model 3, it’s clear the brand is after a sharper, sexier experience for its customers. Elon Musk has redesigned Twitter, so perhaps he’s doing the same for his beloved EV brand. In the dawn of new electric cars dropping every year to rival Tesla, the brand has to continue to keep people talking to survive. With competition comes progression at light speed, so we’re certainly excited to see what this aggressive market creates from all sides of the aisle. Let’s hope the new EV makes its way to the U.S. by November and everything runs smoothly!