Elon Musk’s car company Tesla has revealed Model Y, a new all-electric and compact SUV. This is the second electric mass-market car, Tesla introduces to the public, following the Model 3. Musk unveiled the Tesla Model Y during an event at Tesla’s design studio in California.
Model Y is an electric, middle size SUV designed for “maximum versatility and safety.” The price will begin at $39,000 for the Standard Range, and will likewise come in Long Range, Dual-Motor All-Wheel Drive, and Performance variations.
The high-effectiveness powertrain and ultra-responsive engines will give 0-60 mph quickening in as meager as 3.5 seconds and the best speed of up to 150 mph, with brilliant taking care of for any street condition. Model Y Standard Battery will have 230 miles of range, while Model Y Long Range will most likely travel up to 300 miles on one charge.
The interior of Model Y is spacious enough for carrying seven adults and their gear. A glass roof offers a panoramic and expansive view from all the car seats. Similar to Model 3, the driver of a Model Y does not need keys to access it. The auto connects to a smartphone device to allow its owner to entry or exit. An inside 15-inch touchscreen interface is available to control the car.
Developed from the earliest stage as an electric vehicle, the low focal point of gravity, unbending body structure and vast crumple zones give unparalleled security. The aerodynamic design and battery innovation likewise make it efficient in terms of energy consumption.
Deliveries are expected to begin in Fall 2020 for Model Y Performance, Long Range Rear-Wheel Drive, and Dual-Motor All-Wheel Drive versions, and Spring 2021 for the $39,000 Model Y Standard Range.
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