Tesla Is Now America’s Number One Premium Automotive Company, Outsells BMW, Lexus In Q4

Despite legal and financial struggles, Tesla managed to cross the 2018 finishing line well ahead of all its competitors in the U.S. premium automotive market, including prestigious carmaker brands such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus, Infiniti, and Acura.

Today, the Silicon Valley automaker disclosed that it delivered more than 90,000 vehicles for the last quarter of 2018—8% more than in the third quarter, which was already an all-time-high for the company—including 63,150 Model 3 (+13% from Q3), 13,500 Model S, and 14,050 Model X vehicles.