Tesla’s new Model 3 sedan is seen displayed at the China International Fair for Sell Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing.– Reuters

Tesla flaunted its restyled, China-made Version 3 sedan for the first time to the public at a trade fair in Beijing, after launching it a day previously in numerous countries.

The US automaker showed a fire red variation of the auto– noting the initial change to its mass-market vehicle line-up because it released its global best-seller, the Model Y, in 2020– at the China International Fair for Trade in Provider (CIFTIS).

The launch of the new Version 3 likewise marks the very first time the car manufacturer has actually rolled out an automobile in China ahead of the USA, highlighting its expanding reliance on the nation where it remains in a race for market show to BYD.

It is being developed at Tesla’s Shanghai plant and also will likewise be exported to other markets in Asia, Europe and also the Center East. Some of its brand-new functions, including a back display screen for back-seat travelers, appeared focused on Chinese customers.

At the reasonable, Tesla sales staff addressed questions from interested customers.

I concerned the fair to read more regarding the vehicle’s debut,” claimed a 22-year-old college student called Guo as he checked out the car.

Attributes he suched as included upgrades to the vehicle’s audio system and also the rear display screen, he added. “People in the rear may not really feel so bored while riding in the vehicle.”

Another visitor to the Tesla booth, who just offered her surname as Hu, stated she was not persuaded enough to place an order.

“There’s no unique reason (to buy Tesla), since now there are so many brand-new energy automobiles,” she said.

Tesla has likewise stated it will certainly show the new model at the Munich auto show, which opens up on Tuesday.

Last Updated: 04 September 2023