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  • To go with AFP story China-auto-show-environment-Tesla,FOCUS by Bill Savadove This picture taken on March 17, 2015 shows Tesla Model S vehicles parked outside a car dealership in Shanghai. Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has launched spacecraft into orbit, but popularising his Tesla electric cars in China is proving to be tougher than rocket science. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • To go with AFP story China-auto-show-environment-Tesla,FOCUS by Bill Savadove This picture taken on March 17, 2015 shows a Tesla Model S car on display at a showroom in Shanghai. Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has launched spacecraft into orbit, but popularising his Tesla electric cars in China is proving to be tougher than rocket science. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • To go with AFP story China-auto-show-environment-Tesla,FOCUS by Bill Savadove This picture taken on March 17, 2015 shows a Tesla Model S car on display at a showroom in Shanghai. Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has launched spacecraft into orbit, but popularising his Tesla electric cars in China is proving to be tougher than rocket science. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • To go with AFP story China-auto-show-environment-Tesla,FOCUS by Bill Savadove This picture taken on March 17, 2015 shows a Tesla Model S car on display at a showroom in Shanghai. Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has launched spacecraft into orbit, but popularising his Tesla electric cars in China is proving to be tougher than rocket science. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tesla is one of the hottest topics in automotive news as of late, whether the subject is the strength of its stock or the ludicrous new vehicles that the company has in the pipeline. New research suggests the electric automaker might have plenty of room to keep growing, too. Two analysts recently worked to ascertain just how big the current global market for Tesla's vehicles might be, and their report estimated that as many as 19 million units of the Model S, Model X, and Model 3 could find buyers across the world.

According to Barron's, Jefferies analysts Dan Dolev and Trevor Young came up with the huge figure by both looking at the global market and conducting a survey with 145 Tesla owners. The respondents reported being willing to pay 60 percent more for the company's vehicles. By extrapolating that number, the researchers figured that a $50,000 price for the upcoming Tesla Model 3 might grab some shoppers looking for a $35,000 car.

The survey also indicated an intense loyalty among Tesla owners, according to Barron's. Of those asked, 85 percent reported that their next vehicle would be a Tesla, and 83 percent would recommend one to friends. A quarter of them didn't even want even to consider models from other brands.

The global cap of 19 million cars is certainly an estimate. Although with Tesla's quarterly global deliveries still in the tens of thousands, if even roughly accurate, these figures still mean that the company has no worries about finding future sales. Maybe, it's a little too soon to sell that stock just yet.

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