Are you EXCITED about the NEW Tesla Model 3 coming to Singapore?
With an impressive top speed of 225km/h, an acceptable range of 448km per charge, and reaching 100km/hr within 5.6 seconds for just the Model 3 standard range, we are equally as thrilled as you!
More importantly, being an electric vehicle (EV), it is considerably much more environmentally friendly, yet it comes with considerable cost savings. According to Tesla, one could save up to $1,200 per year in fuel savings! Also, this is apart from the lower servicing and maintenance cost associated with electric vehicles too!
Thus, with such incredible performance and value, here are 3 things you need to know before you jump into getting a Tesla’s Model 3 for yourself:
The first thing you need to know about Tesla Model 3 is that the “Gas” Pedal is for the throttle (there is no petrol in the car). As it is powered by an electric motor instead of a conventional combustion motor, it will give an instant yet silent acceleration. Hence, if you are new to driving EV or hybrid vehicles, we would suggest practicing accelerating for a few minutes around your car park or driveway to gain confidence before heading out on the road for your first drive.
Moreover, if you let go of the accelerator, the coolest part of this process will begin braking immediately, even without placing your foot on the brake pedal. The reason is that the car uses the regenerative braking system to absorb kinetic energy to recharge the battery so that you can drive a longer distance!
Though it may take some getting used to, it will aid you in traffic as you inch forward without needing to swap your foot frantically between the pedals. Talk about science in motion!
For new Tesla Model 3 Car Owners, it is essential to develop a good habit of checking your Model 3 energy display regularly before and after your drive, as you do not want to be stuck in the middle of the PIE (Pan Island Expressway). Tips: You can select to display “distance” or “energy” in the display unit
Plan your routes well before your drive; if you are low on the range, always remember to check where you can supercharge your Model 3.
Tips: BlueSG has a subscription plan for EVs owners to charge their EVs at selected BlueSG charge points island-wide! For more information, please visit BlueSG Website.
We all know what Tesla’s Autopilot is; semi-autonomous driving allows drivers to be safer and less stressed. However, it is vital to note that the Autopilot features are intended for use with a fully attentive driver, who has their hands on the wheel and is prepared to take over at any moment.
While these features will grow in capability over time, the current autopilot features do not fully autonomous vehicles. As these self-driving features evolve, Tesla will continuously upgrade your Model 3 through over-the-air software updates. For more information, please visit Tesla’s Website.
Lastly, road accidents do happen, and the new Tesla Model 3 is no exception to such unfortunate events. Despite being equipped with state-of-the-art sensors and other safety technologies, it is still exposed to Singapore’s chaotic roads.
Therefore, it is wise to know where you can bring your Tesla Model 3 for Body Shop and Insurance claims.
Optima Werkz Pte Ltd is proud to announce that Tesla Motors Singapore has officially appointed us as the First Tesla-Approved Body Shop for Body Repairs and Insurance claims in Singapore.
Have peace of mind: Tesla demands the highest standards from our vehicle specialists, who have gone through Tesla’s rigorous training and assessments. Furthermore, our Body Shop is equipped with Tesla-Approved equipment, and we only use Original Parts from Tesla Motors Singapore.
Most importantly, your Tesla Model 3’s warranty will not be voided as a result!
For more information, feel free to contact us at +65 6472 1313, or visit our website to learn more!