New Tesla Model 3 Coming in Late 2023: Report

Chris Teague
by Chris Teague
new tesla model 3 coming in late 2023 report

Elon Musk may have his hands full with whatever he’s doing to Twitter at the moment, but his car company is still developing new (not you, Cybertruck) models. Automotive News reported that Tesla is working on an updated Model 3 sedan, which it hopes will reduce its production costs and give it new charm against newer and less controversial rivals.

The project, codenamed “Highland,” aims to reduce the complexity of the Model 3 by cutting the number of components involved in the production and for the car’s interior. Tesla wants to focus on the features buyers gravitate toward most, such as its large displays. 

We’ll also see changes to the car’s appearance, and there should be meaningful updates to its range and performance. According to Auto News’ report, the new Model 3 will go into production at Tesla’s Shanghai and Fremont, CA factories as soon as late 2023. 

Tesla tends to leave its vehicle designs alone for longer periods than most automakers, mainly because it can issue over-the-air updates to add new features and improve existing functionality remotely. Its longest-running car, the Model S, got a redesign last year, which brought a polarizing new “yoke” steering wheel and a massive center display. 

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