At first it cost $35,000, now Tesla’s Model 3 can fetch almost $80,000


Tesla Model 3 cars are seen as Tesla holds an event at the factory handing over its first 30 Model 3 vehicles to employee buyers at the company’s Fremont facility in California, U.S. July 28, 2017. Tesla/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. - RTX3DD1O

A new configuration of Tesla’s Model 3, which was launched in 2017 with a starting price of $35,000, can now cost $78,000, chief executive Elon Musk said Sunday (May 20) on Twitter.