Tesla Model 3 Now As Showroom Display Units Out East

Tesla Model 3

JAN 20 2018 BY STEVEN LOVEDAY 13

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3

More Tesla Model 3 reservation holders will finally get to see the popular car before taking delivery.

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 in Boston (via pjwood1) – click to enlarge

As we previously reported, Tesla finally put the Model 3 in a few of its California showrooms (specifically the Palo Alto – Stanford Shopping Center and Los Angeles – Century City). It was starting to seem like the car would never be in showrooms, or at least not many, due to the early production bottlenecks and the fact that the automaker has to fill about a half-million pre-orders.

Now, Tesla will be adding a Model 3 to a few other key locations in California. Soon, people will be able to check out the car at the Tesla showroom in Walnut Creek, as well as the Santana Row store in San Jose.

While these California locations don’t really come as much of a surprise, the real news – which is likely much more exciting to those who will be able to partake – is Model 3s popping up at locations on the East Coast. People in California may see Tesla vehicles all the time, and there are a plethora of Tesla showrooms in The Golden State, but this isn’t really the case in most other parts of the U.S.

The newest locations opened Friday, January 19, 2018, in New York and Boston. The first is at the Tesla store in Manhattan’s Meatpacking district, and the other is at Boston’s Boylston Street showroom. A Miami location will unveil the car this weekend.

At this point, customers can look at the car and sit in it. However, Tesla is not yet offering test drives. With only one vehicle at each of just a few locations, lines are long. The automaker has already had to set a time limit for each customer during busy times.

If some 500,000 paid reservations weren’t enough, reports are showing that people are handing over the $1,000 deposit during these Model 3 viewings. It’s not a wonder that Tesla wasn’t in a huge hurry to get the car out in the public eye, since the automaker is struggling to fill just a handful of orders, and now the reservations are growing.

Source: CNBC, Electrek

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13 Comments on "Tesla Model 3 Now As Showroom Display Units Out East"

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aventura mall hallandale beach florida i was there yesterday for a v.i.p special event about the 3 YES THEY HAVE ONE IN THE SHOW ROOM .

How many people were there?

M3 - reserved -- Niro/Leaf 2.0/Outlander - TBD

no love for San Diego 🙁

The OC should be coming soon in February. You should be right after The Grove.

It is likely Fashion Island in Newport Beach, OC will get a Model 3 soon.

Yes, despite the shills, shorters and haters, reservations will continue to increase as these beautiful Model 3 cars get out into the communities both as display cars and owners driving them around.

Great to see the rollout of the Model 3 is now visibly progressing, after months of delay. 🙂

Go Tesla!

Interesting they fill the need to have these show cars. With 500k backorders it doesn’t seem like a necessary step. Makes me wonder if the conversion rate from preorder to order is as high as they would like.

Demand is poor at $49K pricing, that’s why. Waiting list for that is evaporating then will see if $35K base profitless car is offered

Lowflow should be low IQ. They can sell as many of the $49k as they can make for the foreseeable future. As a matter of fact there are tons of people waiting on the higher priced AWD version. I guess you didn’t see the previous article that showed the $35k option on the configuration list.

Lol, that’s a good one.

Fake news flash: Nobody wants a Model 3 and Tesla isn’t making any.

Yeah, Lo IQ is another, thats right— new username here to spread anti-Tesla FUD of basically a financial nature (that Tesla is doomed, doomed of course).

Right. What a loser troll.

But something else is interesting here, Lo IQ follows another serial anti-Tesla troll’s post from theflew who actually toned down his normal hatred of Tesla with this “concern troll” post of his.

I wonder what the relationship is (if any) between theflew and Lo IQ?

I say this because I’m convinced that many of these new username anti-Tesla troll posts that keep polluting this site is from existing shills, shooters and haters who are simply re-registering under new usernames in a lame effort to try and push their false FUD.

Waiting for some it at the King of Prussia Mall showroom.

Hmmm, the Philadelphia Auto Show is coming up, maybe the 3 will be there…