Tesla’s Model X crossover has taken a circuitous route from concept to marketplace, but the company says the first examples of its Model X crossover will be in customers’ driveways next month. Additionally, the electric vehicle builder says it will reveal its compact Model 3 early next year, with deliveries to begin in late 2017.

Tesla also says its Model X production line is up and running, producing what it calls “release candidate” bodies for the crossover, and has retooled its assembly line to accommodate both the Model X and existing Model S.

These tidbits come from Tesla’s latest shareholder letter, in which CEO Elon Musk states the company exceeded its own sales forecast for the second quarter of this year, building 12,807 cars against a predicted 12,500, and delivering a quarterly record 11,532 of them to paying customers.

Tesla Model X

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