The new Tesla Model Y is here! The car was presented at an event that took place in Hawthorne, California. The Y model comes as a crossover electric SUV to complement the portfolio of Model 3, Model S, Model X, Roadster and Tesla.
The new Tesla Model Y will be available in the United States with a starting price of $ 42,000, a standard amount for the Long Range with 2 wheel drive. It can travel up to 483 kilometers per charge, accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.8 seconds and reaches a maximum speed of 209 km / h.
The other two versions of the Model Y are all-wheel drive and use two thrusters, one for each axle. Regardless of the power output, both variants offer a range of 451 kilometers; the difference lies in its performance: the Long Range version accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.1 seconds, while the Performance takes only 3.7 seconds.
Prices for Tesla Model Y models:
Tesla Model Y - 2 wheel drive - Long Range $ 42,700 USA (56 000 € Europe)
Tesla Model Y - 4 wheel drive - Long Range $ 46,700 USA (60,000 € Europe)
Tesla Model Y - 4WD - Performance $ 55,700 USA (69 000 € Europe)
The Tesla Model Y can be configured with three levels of power. The most accessible model corresponds to the Long Range version of the rear-wheel drive. It can travel up to 483 kilometres per load, accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.8 seconds and reaches a maximum speed of 209 km / h.
The production of the Tesla Model Y will begin at the end of 2020 at the brand's facilities in Fremont (California). For some regions, manufacturing will take place in Shanghai, China.
The Tesla Model Y pre-order is already possible with a deposit of $ 2,500 in the USA and € 2,000 in Belgium. Knowing that the first deliveries are scheduled for the end of 2020 in the USA.
Regardless of the selected propulsion scheme, all versions of the Tesla Model Y have front and rear heated seats and electrically adjustable with 12 settings. Standard features include a premium sound system with 14 speakers, navigation with satellite view and real-time traffic update, strong internet connection, LED fog lights, Tinted glass roof with ultraviolet and infrared protection, heated exterior mirrors, with automatic dimming and electrically folding, and 4 USB ports and connection for 2 smartphones.
Tesla's Autopilot autonomous driving function is not available as standard but as an option. In the case of the Tesla Model Y, the cost is $ 3,000 if requested in advance, but that price can increase up to $ 4,000 if requested later.
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