The 2012 Tesla Model S is the car of the day, as the first retail production models are meeting their owners. To celebrate the occasion, Tesla is holding a live webcast of the event starting at 3:30 p.m. Pacific time (6:30 p.m. Eastern).

You can watch the live webcast at the official site, and catch up on all of the details on the Model S here at Motor Authority or over at our sister site Green Car Reports.

Some of the highlights of recent Tesla Model S news include the revelation of the huge touchscreen display's appearance, the official MPGe and range figures, and plans for 5,000 test drives of the car in 45 days starting on June 23.