The company Tesla will unveil a new electric crossover Model Y March 14 at its headquarters in Los Angeles. About it through its page in “Twitter” said CEO Elon Musk. New electric car will be the sixth in the lineup of the company since its founding in 2003, Tesla Roadster, Model S, Model X, Model 3 and the new Roadster, the start of production scheduled for 2020. In the same Twitter Musk has shared some details about Novick, adding that the main characteristics, as well as the exact cost of the new aktionscode crossover will be announced during the event.
Thus, the head of the company said that the new crossover Model Y will use about 75 percent of the circuitry used in Model 3, the most affordable model of the company at the moment. In addition, Musk said that the new electric car will be about 10 percent more than Model 3, and its cost is about 10 percent higher. The reserve thus the novelty will be slightly less than the “budget” elektrosetey. In the comments to the announcement, Tesla’s chief also noted that the novelty will not get a door in the style of “gull wings” like the other electric the company’s SUV Model X. Model Y will get conventional doors . However, as reports the portal The Verge, Musk previously considered the option of vertical doors.
Model Y, being an SUV, is about 10% bigger than Model 3, so will cost about 10% more & have slightly less range for same battery
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 3, 2019.
More details and prices will be announced directly at the event, noted Musk. In addition, the company after showing the Model Y is planning to organize (by tradition) the trial runs of the product can say that it in the bins there is already at least some of the collected experience prototypes of the new model. In the comments of a post Musk also announced that “later this year” Tesla is going to show the electric pickup.
According to earlier information, the production of electric crossover Model Y Tesla is going to expand the plant Gigafactory, located in the Industrial center Tahoe Reno, storey County, Nevada, USA. Supposedly the new electric car will go into mass production in 2020. In addition, the company is considering a production Model Y outside of the US – on its new Gigafactory under construction factory in Shanghai, China.
That the company is to introduce Model Y Musk announced literally three days later with the announcement that Tesla began producing very long-promised “Tesla Model 3 for $ 35,000”. Before the price of the cheapest version of the “budget elektrosetey” was above 40 thousand dollars. To reduce the cost of electric car company helped the transition to the new sales model: Tesla has decided to abandon sales of its electric vehicles in dealerships and specialized shops and to switch completely to online sales, while reducing a variety of working positions. On this occasion, Musk noted that for the company it was a very difficult decision, but it is possible to reach the previously promised cost of $ 35,000.
How will the new electric crossover Model Y unknown. To date the company has published only “zatravochka” in the form of black-and-white image of the silhouette of the future of the electric vehicle. However, the plans to create this car have been discussed for more than one year. That the novelty will receive the name of the Model Y Musk reported via Twitter in 2015 then quickly deleted the message. In addition, the head of Tesla could not decide whether the new crossover to share the same platform with the electric sedan Model 3. Using the same platform would allow to bring a new model to the market.
In addition to the announcement of the future elektricheskogo premiere of the new crossover Model Y Musk announced on Twitter that the company is going to present this week a new charging station Supercharger 3rd generation. The first such station to start functioning on March 6, however, the head of Tesla announced that the town in which it is installed.
Currently available to drivers in the U.S. “electrobalance” Tesla are, as a rule, a 120-kW plants, with rare exceptions — 145-kW. According to rumors, the power of the Supercharger V3 may be close to around 350 kW.
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