It makes the Model 3 even quicker.
Tesla is well-known for constantly adding improvements to its vehicles. The Tesla Model 3 Performance, for example, received a Track Mode that made it more tail-happy. With a 0-60 mph time of just 3.2 seconds, the Model 3 Performance is already quick but it isn't as much of a driver's car as some European gasoline-engined competitors like the BMW M3 and Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. Tesla is hoping to change this with a new Model 3 Track Package. Unlike most of Tesla's performance upgrades, this one isn't just a software change with some new ones and zeros.
For $5,500, the Model 3 Track Package adds a slew of performance upgrades for the Model 3, designed to make it faster around a road course. Tesla says the package is only available on the Model 3 Performance Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive with the Performance Upgrade.
As of this writing, it doesn't appear that Tesla's configurator has been updated to include the Track Package. The configurator lists the Model 3 Performance at $56,990, while the Performance Upgrade doesn't appear to add to the price. Opting for the Performance Upgrade adds 20-inch gray performance wheels, performance brakes, a carbon fiber spoiler, lowered suspension, aluminum pedals, increased top speed from 145 mph to 162 mph, and Track Mode although it lowers the driving range from 322 to 299 miles.
Adding the Track Package for $5,500 includes track-focused brake fluid, high-performance brake pads, and 20-inch Zero-G Performance Wheels (pictured below). Along with the new wheels, the package includes four Tesla logo center caps, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires, tire pressure sensors, and 20 lug nut covers.
Tesla notes that "high-performance wheels and tires may affect your range," so opting for the Track Package could very well decrease the range from the 299-mile estimate listed on the configurator. The $5,500 price includes installation and shipping to a Service Center and Tesla estimates deliveries will begin in April 2020.