In response to the rumors that “Tesla Model 3 price is reduced to 199,000 yuan”, Tesla China officially stated today that this is a rumor and will file a lawsuit in court. This was posted on official Tesla Weibo account with the image showing a post by a user that claimed price reduction is coming.
Furthermore, Allan Wang, general manager of Tesla China, responded today during afternoon (local time) in the Tesla car-friends group, saying, that this is “outright spreading rumors”.
On October 1st of this year, the model 3 standard battery life upgraded version manufactured by Tesla at the Shanghai Giga Factory was priced at 249,900 yuan after subsidies, and the Chinese-made Model 3 long battery life rear-wheel drive version was priced at 309,000 yuan after subsidies. The prices of the models were reduced by RMB 21,650 and RMB 34,1,500 respectively.