Tesla Deliveries by Quarters. Model Y Surging!
Here's a S3XY chart that shows total global vehicle deliveries by model and quarter.
I am projecting 218K deliveries in Q2 and 917K for the full year 2021.
— James Stephenson (@ICannot_Enough) June 13, 2021
Tesla's First Cars Delivered
The charts shown by James show deliveries starting in 2018, with the Model S taking just over 1/3 of the deliveries of all Tesla vehicles. At this time, the original Tesla Roadster was no longer being sold. James forecasts Q2, 2021 through Q4, 2021.
Noted is that in Q1, 2018, the Tesla Model S probably sold around 8,000 units with the Model 3 just barely coming online! The Model S used to be Tesla's best selling model!
Tesla's Next Car Delivered
The Model 3 was Tesla's next car and was designed to appeal to a broader market. In the chart above, the Model 3 is the white bar and you can see more and more deliveries as each quarter has gone by. Even today, the Model 3 is Tesla's best overall vehicle from a delivery standpoint.
The Model 3 will probably be one of Tesla's best sellers for a couple more years.
Tesla's Strong Deliveries Now
Tesla has continued to produce more and more Model 3 vehicles and is now producing the Model Y, a car that is designed to give you everything you could want in a car at a price that is more affordable than the Model S and Model X. Tesla Now sells quite a bit Model 3 and Model Y cars and those cars will continue to dominate sales and deliveries until the next year or so.
What Will Tesla Deliver in the Future?
Tesla will eventually release the CyberTruck, with pre-orders of around 1 million vehicles. Once Tesla has its factory ramped up to full production, the CyberTruck will become another best selling vehicle.
Tesla will also release its "Model 2". This is the $25,000 compact car and once this car starts getting produced in mass volume, it's going to be game over for all other auto-makers. Especially if this car can do full self-driving and a robo-taxi fleet comes online.
What do you think about Tesla's delivery metrics? Is the CyberTruck or the Model 2 going to be the next highest delivery vehicle for Tesla? Are there any vehicles that Tesla will deliver in the future?
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Jeremy Johnson is a Tesla investor and supporter. He first invested in Tesla in 2017 after years of following Elon Musk and admiring his work ethic and intelligence. Since then, he's become a Tesla bull, covering anything about Tesla he can find, while also dabbling in other electric vehicle companies. Jeremy covers Tesla developments at Torque News. You can follow him on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram to stay in touch and follow his Tesla news coverage on Torque News.