Published on March 16, 2019 |
by Matt Pressman
16. March 2019 by Matt Pressman
Originally posted on EVANNEX .
After so much anticipation, Elon Musk went on stage at the LA Design Studio in Hawthorne, California, and introduced Tesla's latest addition to his lineup, model Y. Fortunately, Model Y looks to share a lot in common with Model 3, which can translate into a production ramp that moves faster than previous new cars introduced by Tesla.
|Musk, Model Y and hmmm … can Elon pester a custom "Tesla x Nike" sneaker collaboration soon? (Twitter: LikeTesla )|
So what did we learn last night? According to The Verge "The cheaper standard version with a range of 230 miles will not be available until 2021," says Musk and will sell for $ 39,000 … [whereas] the long-distance version will travel 300 miles on a single charge and will selling for $ 47,000, while the $ 60,000 performance version could bounce from 0 to 60 mph for 3.5 seconds. "Higher specific versions of model Y are slated for deliveries in fall 2020.
A 3-minute round of model Y launch event (Source: The Verge )
"It has the functionality of an SUV, but it will ride like a sports car," Musk said. . "So this will be very tight on the corners." And Musk added, "This will be the safest medium-sized SUV far."
|Model Y's amazing glass glass (Twitter: Tesla )|
The Verge reports, "Model Y wants a panoramic picture and 66 cubic meters of cargo. … Roomier than a model 3, but not as impressive as a model X, model Y can place seven, as shown during the event Thursday evening at Tesla's design studio outside of Los Angeles. "
It also feels far bigger on the inside than it looks on the outside
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 15, 2019
Designed to feel much bigger on the inside than it looks on the outside. An incredibly important principle. https://t.co/GU0lRgcDaI
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 16, 2019
|Under the skin of Model Y (Source: Tesla)|
Musk also said progress was made on the company's Autopilot functionality. Referring to the model Y's ability to perform self-propelled functionality, Musk notes, "The cool thing is, it's the" full function "… it'll be able to do it basically just with software upgrades."
|A page view of Tesla Model Y (Image: Tesla )|
Can Tesla attract a new market segment with Model Y? Jessica Caldwell at Edmunds says, "Tesla has the right foundation for model Y as a turning point: Tesla has the youngest buyer base of some luxury brand, and Model X has more female buyers than any other vehicle in the order of the brand. Model Y is priced right, offers a spacious interior, and provides flawless security and quality, it has the potential to be "the" vehicle for young families. "
First Tour: Model Y