2018 Tesla Model 3 Performance

2018 Tesla Model 3 Performance

The Model 3 Performance's instant response and all-wheel-drive traction from the motors gives the 3 an off-the-line advantage over more powerful stuff like the 760-hp Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, although once the Shelby is hooked up, it pulls ahead before 100 mph. The Model 3 isn't all about acceleration, however. The Performance's larger brakes and Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires help it achieve a 147-foot stop from 70 mph, which is competitive with the best sports sedans.

 Video Preview

 The Build List


  • Dual Motor
  • All Wheel Drive
  • Performance Upgrade from Tesla
  • M3P = Model 3 Performance


  • Eibach Pro-Plus Performance Handling Package
    • Eibach Lowering Kit, 4 New Springs
    • Eibach Sway Bar Kit, 2 New Sway Bars


  • Carbon Fiber Dash Kit
  • Carbon Fiber Center Console Kit
  • Carbon Fiber Window and Door Switch Kit
  • Carbon Fiber Rear Console Cover
  • XPEL Window Tint Film, 20% front, 5% rear
    • Upgrade to XPEL Ceramic Window Tint Film
    • Upgrade to Both Glass Roofs, Full Coverage
    • Upgrade to include the Windshield 75%
  • XPEL Touch Screen Protection Kit
  • Escort Passport Max 360c
  • Hardwire Kit + Install, Radar Detector
  • RGBIC LED Interior Kit


  • Carbon Fiber Front Spoiler
  • Carbon Fiber Side Skirts
  • Carbon Fiber Mirror Covers
  • Carbon Fiber Side Camera Covers
  • Carbon Fiber Three Quarter Panel Cover
  • Carbon Fiber Rear Wing
  • Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser
  • Full Exterior Vinyl Wrap in Avery Dennison Satin Carmine Red
  • Gloss Black Vinyl Wrap Hood
  • Satin Black Vinyl Wrap Door Handles
  • Satin Black Vinyl Wrap Window Chrome Delete
  • Headlight Eyelids in Color Matched Vinyl
  • Red Tesla Emblem, Front Metal Badge
  • Satin Black Rear Tesla Emblem, Full Word
  • Luxe LightWrap Taillight Tint Film, Medium Satin
  • TRON Sticker Kit: front/rear windshield, driver/passenger doors
  • RGBIC LED Exterior Underglow Kit
  • Golden Ceramic Coating Protection Package, 5 Years
  • Glassparency Ceramic Coating with Graphene Upgrade on Vinyl and Painted Surfaces
  • Glassparency Full Glass Kit with Windshield
  • Glassparency Ceramic Coating on Wheels

  • Velgen VF5 Light Weight Series, Satin Black Wheels
    • 5x114.3, 24 lbs, ET32 9.5" front, ET45 10.5" rear
  • Michelin Pilot Sport 4S Tires (255/35R20 + 295/30R20)
  • Black Wheel Lug Nuts
  • Mount and Balance

 Photo Gallery

2018 Tesla Model 3

 Vehicle Specifications

VEHICLE TYPE: front- and mid-motor, all-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

MOTORS: F: induction AC, R: permanent-magnet, switched-reluctance AC; combined output, 450 hp, 471 lb-ft; 80.5 kWh lithium-ion battery

TRANSMISSION: 1-speed direct drive

SUSPENSION (F/R): multilink/multilink
BRAKES (F/R): 14.0-in vented disc/13.2-in vented disc
TIRES: Michelin Pilot Sport 4S, 235/35ZR-20 92Y Extra Load TO

Wheelbase: 113.2 in
Length: 184.8 in
Width: 72.8 in
Height: 56.8 in
Passenger volume: 97 cu ft
Trunk volume: 15 cu ft
Curb weight: 4087 lb

Zero to 60 mph: 3.5 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 8.9 sec
Zero to 130 mph: 17.1 sec
Rolling start, 5–60 mph: 3.7 sec
Top gear, 30–50 mph: 1.4 sec
Top gear, 50–70 mph: 2.0 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 12.1 sec @ 114 mph
Top speed (governor limited): 153 mph
Braking, 70–0 mph: 147 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.95 g

75-mph highway driving: 92 MPGe
Highway range: 220 miles

Combined/city/highway: 116/120/112 MPGe
EV range: 310 miles

 Dragy GPS Performance Results


0-60mph, 60-130mph, 100-200kmh, 1/4 mile, 1/2 mile performance

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