First look at the latest Tesla Model 3 Performance: The iconic brand’s latest high-end electric sports entry

  • Tesla’s latest Model 3 Performance: 460+ hp, 0-60 mph in 2.9s.
  • Precision-tuned chassis and Track Mode V3 ensure superior handling.
  • Redesigned aerodynamics, interior enhancements, from £59,990 in the UK.

Tesla unveil the latest Model 3 Performance, with over 460 horsepower and cutting-edge driving experience systems

Tesla has revealed its latest iteration of the Model 3 Performance. High-performance, high-tech, and high-end, the new version is setting new standards for electric sports cars. 

Central to the Model 3 Performance’s appeal is its new-generation performance drive unit. It boasts an impressive output of over 460 system horsepower. This power translates into a staggering 0 to 60 mph in a mere 2.9 seconds. The top speed reaches an impressive 163 mph. Such performance catapults it into the league of high-performance vehicles, in the realm of the Porsche Taycan electric.

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To support this new power, Tesla has fine-tuned the Model 3 Performance’s chassis. This ensures enhanced handling and responsiveness. The performance-tuned chassis features bespoke hardware enhancements. They aim to improve stability and elevate the car’s performance baseline. These refinements provide drivers with the control to match the machine’s raw power.

Further enhancing the driving dynamics is the introduction of Track Mode V3.

It’s a sophisticated system that integrates motor controls, suspension controls, powertrain cooling, and the Vehicle Dynamics Controller (VDC). Driving fanatics will rejoice at the opportunity to fine-tune handling balance, stability controls, and regenerative braking. 

In terms of design, the Model 3 Performance has undergone a makeover. The enhanced aerodynamics add to the sporty look and feel. The redesigned front and rear fascia exude a more aggressive styling. They optimise airflow to enhance performance and stability at high speeds. Inside the cabin, the introduction of new Sport Seats with enhanced lateral support ensures drivers remain firmly planted during dynamic driving manoeuvres.

A suite of technical refinements supports the performance enhancements. These include high-performance tyres and a next-generation adaptive damping technology. The staggered fitment of forged aluminium 20” wheels provides improved turn-in response and traction. The adaptive damping system, controlled via Tesla’s in-house software, delivers optimal handling.

The latest iteration of the Model 3 Performance represents the next step in Tesla’s high-performance motoring. This car is destined to make waves in the electric sports car market. Combining the iconic Tesla badge with top-level performance, power, and customisation. With prices starting at £59,990 in the UK, it’ll be a compelling option for EV enthusiasts and thrill fanatics alike.

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