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A quick drive (literally) in Tesla's Model 3 Performance

Tesla's new Model 3 Performance will hit 60 miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds.

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The Performance is the new top trim in the Tesla Model 3 range.

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Tesla says the Model 3 Performance will sprint to 60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds.

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The Model 3 Performance uses a dual-motor setup with all-wheel drive.

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Performance-specific visual enhancements include 20-inch wheels and a rear deck lid spoiler.

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The Model 3 Performance costs $64,000, which is $11,000 more than a dual-motor Model 3.

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Though it looks like it ought to be a hatchback, the Model 3 is actually a traditional sedan.

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Inside, the Model 3 Performance gets aluminum pedals and can be optioned with a white interior.

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Otherwise, it's the same Model 3 we've known for a while now.

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The Model 3 Performance is slowly trickling into Southern California Tesla dealers, with a 1-3 month wait for new orders as of this writing.

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