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Published on March 12th, 2017 | by James Ayre


Tesla Model 3 Prototype In The Wild (Video)

March 12th, 2017 by  

Unplugged Performance recently posted a video of a Tesla Model 3 prototype traveling near the SpaceX Hyperloop track in Hawthorne, California. We figured some of you would like to see it. 🙂

The prototype Unplugged Performance spotted doesn’t appear to be a new one — though, it’s not clear how old it actually is.

Our office neighbors are the best! Model 3 driving outside our office alongside the SpaceX Hyperloop test track.

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Given that Tesla reportedly began building the first test Model 3s last month and is slated to begin mass production in only a few months, it probably shouldn’t be too long before we get to see what a production Model 3 actually looks like. Until then, this is one of the better spy videos we’ve run across.

In case you missed our coverage of the unveiling, which was hugely improved thanks to the invite we got to Unplugged Performance’s unveiling party, see:

20 Minutes of Tesla Model 3 Video Footage (Exclusive)

Tesla Model 3 — Exclusive Test Track Photos

For more information (and more pics/videos) on the Tesla Model 3, see:

Insider Reveals Photos, Videos Of Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 Shown Off At Employee Party (New Images)

Tesla Model 3 Progress, Gigafactories 1–5, Tesla Insurance … (Tesla 4th Quarter & 2016 Financials Call & Report)

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James Ayre's background is predominantly in geopolitics and history, but he has an obsessive interest in pretty much everything. After an early life spent in the Imperial Free City of Dortmund, James followed the river Ruhr to Cofbuokheim, where he attended the University of Astnide. And where he also briefly considered entering the coal mining business. He currently writes for a living, on a broad variety of subjects, ranging from science, to politics, to military history, to renewable energy.

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