9 reasons you should buy Tesla's new Model 3 'Performance' car instead of the standard Model 3 (TSLA)

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Business Insider—Tesla Tesla's Model 3 is an attractive option for anyone considering a new car. It comes in seven beautiful colors, seats up to five people, and, of course, is environmentally friendly and fully electric, with the ability to get up to 310 miles on a single charge. That also means a quieter driving experience, and no more trips to the gas station.  This month, though, Tesla released a high-performance version of the Model 3, called the "Model 3 Performance." Here are 9 reasons to consider the...

I just drove the $78,000 high-performance Model 3 — here's why it's my new favorite Tesla (TSLA). The Model 3 Performance has two motors and can go from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds, with a top speed of 155 mph. A "base" Performance version can be ordered for $64,000; the car I sampled was fully loaded, at $78,000. I drove the Model 3 Performance for only about an hour, in less-than-ideal Manhattan conditions, but my overall impression was that the car is completely brilliant. Here's the bottom line: I really, really, really liked the Tesla Model 3 when I drove it earlier this year — but I like...