Tesla's Indian-origin Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja announced his retirement from the firm, bringing Musk's India dream to a halt.
The car reportedly consumed only 1 unit of electricity for charging its battery to cover a distance of 9 km.
The model has got 120 confirmed bookings within 15 days of its launch.
Ashok Leyland is open to Musk for a partnership to finally let Indians experience his path-breaking autonomous Tesla electric cars.
Breaking his silence over India after 10 months, Musk tweeted late Friday that he would love to be in India in 2019 or next year.
The company also lifted cover on its South Korean arm SsangYong's G4 Rexton SUV, which will be launched in the Indian market later this year under the Mahindra badging.
A lack of necessary infrastructure and the question of affordability may hamper the growth of electric cars in India.
The announcement comes days after a government think-tank released a policy blueprint favouring electric vehicles, which could influence a new green car policy.
India's ambitious plan to push electric vehicles could benefit Chinese car makers seeking to enter the market, but is worrying automakers here who have so far focused on making hybrid models.