Tesla slashes prices of its high-end Model S and Model X cars

Tesla has heavily discounted two of its high-end vehicles. 

The electric car maker now sells long-range versions of the Model S sedan for $83,000, down from $96,000, and the Model X crossover SUV for $88,000, also down from $96,000.

It comes after Tesla on Thursday released the long-awaited base version of the Model 3, which starts at $35,000.

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Tesla has discounted two of its high-end vehicles. The firm now sells the Model S (pictured) for $83,000, down from $96,000, and the Model X for $88,000, also down from $96,000

Tesla has discounted two of its high-end vehicles. The firm now sells the Model S (pictured) for $83,000, down from $96,000, and the Model X for $88,000, also down from $96,000

TESLA'S CHEAPEST MODEL 3 VEHICLE YET 

Tesla has finally launched the $35,000 Model 3. 

Range: 220 miles

Top Speed: 130 mph

Acceleration: 0-60 in 5.6 sec

Tesla is also offering the $37,000 Model 3 Standard Range Plus, which boasts:

Range: 240 miles

Top Speed: 140 mph

Acceleration: 0-60 in 5.3 sec 

In addition to slashing the long-range versions, the Model S Performance version now costs $99,000, compared to $112,000.

The Performance version of the Model X is now priced at $104,000 vs. a previous cost of $117,000. 

Finally, Ludicrous Mode on the Model S and Model X costs $114,000 and $119,000, respectively. 

Performance version enables Teslas to accelerate from 0-to-60mph at even faster speeds, while Ludicrous mode accelerates 0-to-60 time by 20 percent. 

The Model S and the Model X have 270-mile and 295-mile ranges, respectively.

Many have said Tesla was able to discount all vehicle models as a result of its decision to shutter physical stores. 

Performance and Ludicrous versions of the Model S and Model X (pictured) also got deep discounts. It comes after Tesla revealed the long-awaited $35,000 base version of the Model 3

Performance and Ludicrous versions of the Model S and Model X (pictured) also got deep discounts. It comes after Tesla revealed the long-awaited $35,000 base version of the Model 3

Alongside its launch of the $35,000 Model 3, Tesla also said

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