And he said that on the 28th of July, 30 customers will take delivery of the $35,000 automobile.
While this isn't very many, Musk is predicting that it will manage to make 100 cars next month and as many as 1,500 in September.
Tesla has a long way to go before it comes anywhere near the big automobile manufacturers – they can churn out gazillions of cars and most have advanced plans to enter the electric motor market.
The rare as a bird Model 3 will manage over 200 miles on one charge.
First Production Model 3 pic.twitter.com/TCa2NSUNI3— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 9, 2017