Final thoughts (guesses) before Model 3 event.

Admittedly wild speculation, but here goes…

  • Elon to start speaking only 7 minutes late (i.e. 9:07pm PST)
  • Model 3 options and pricing
  • Model 3 Day 1 line-waiters get Founders badge and Day 1 online orders get Signature badge.  All Day 1 orders get color selection, wheel selection, glass roof, and Premium Upgrades Package (including interior upgrades, premium audio, and subzero) for free, total $5,000 value
  • Model 3 ramp faster than Elon originally tweeted, 100 units already, 1000 units in August, possibly 100,000 total units by end of year
  • Model 3 test drives available next month on the West Coast, then rest of country soon after
  • Dual Motor AWD Model 3 on track for early next year
  • Tesla going Vegan, thanking owners for pushing for this, and reminder of how great the seats are
  • Model S and Model X interior refresh
  • Model S and X lineup changes including reintroduction of the Model S 60D with a $50,000 price point, compelling option for those who don’t want to wait for their Model 3
  • Coast to coast self-driving demo on track for end of year, already testing this now with significant weekly improvements, each iteration the number of human interventions gets less and less
  • Supercharger v3 with 350 kW charge rate and automatic plug, 80% charge in about 15 minutes, on track for early next year; all recent Model S, X, and 3 compatible
  • Tesla Network details next year
  • Tesla Semi unveiling this fall, drives like a racecar
  • Model Y unveiling next year
  • Next generation Roadster unveiling next year, goal of 0-60mph in 2 seconds
  • Update on Supercharger, Destination Charger, Service Center, Ranger Service expansions, discussion of new service scheduling
  • Updates on Solar Roof, PowerWall, and PowerPacks, recent utility level deployments
  • Update on number of Tesla employees and US jobs
  • Gigafactory 3 and 4 locations to be announced in the fall; GF3 for Model Y and Roadster, and GF4 for more batteries
  • Tesla Software v9 this fall with on-ramp to off-ramp autopilot, new streaming features, faster web browser, automatic supercharging (HW2), and smart summon (HW2)