If you visit the Model 3's "Design Your Car" page, you'll see that it looks a bit cheaper than before. Tesla has lowered its price across versions with $ 1,100, so you can now get the $ 42,900 spacing battery pack before incentives. Meanwhile, the car's long-distance version costs $ 49,900, while the performance option returns $ 60,900 before savings. Elon Musk said it means that Model 3 now has a starting price of $ 35,000, even though it is after you have used tax credits and fuel savings – you have to wait a little more for a Tesla car with a $ 35,000 base price. "We do everything we can to get there," Musk tweeted . "It's a super hard gate."