During the Tesla Model 3 reveal press conference Thursday night, CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the company received at least 115,000 order reservations before the car was even unveiled.
At least now we know they probably won’t be disappointed.
Model 3 orders continued to come in even after the press conference finished. Tesla put an order counter on a big screen at the venue where the event was held and it topped 150,000 by the end of the night.
Musk also confirmed several other key details about the Model 3. For starters, the base model with have a 0-60 of under six seconds, has an EPA rated range of 215 miles, autopilot technology standard, and 5-star safety in every category.
Just don’t wait too long.