Tesla launches several Model Y prototypes for testing, and we get to see the new electric transition in new colors, including now a beautiful new bright red prototype on Gigafactory 1.
Earlier this month, a Model Y prototype was discovered as was tested around Tesla's headquarters in Palo Alto, and since then there has been a more steady stream of Model Y observations.
This week we reported on a bunch of Tesla Model Y vehicles with new wheels spotted on a carrier near the factory and later a beautiful new Model Y Midnight Silver prototype was discovered in Fremont.
The same prototype was discovered in Washington state just the day after ̵
Now a new Model Y prototype in bright red has been discovered on what appears to be Tesla Gigafactory 1 in Nevada (via @ TeslaOwnersofMA on Twitter ) :  After black, white, and midnight silver, we now see a red prototype.
Like several previous prototypes, it has chrome-erase, but this one is completely black and contrasting with the body color, which gives an interesting look.
The prototype also appears to charge at Tesla Gigafactory 1 in Nevada, where Tesla plans to produce Model Y's powertrain and battery pack.
In March, Tesla unveiled Model Y, an all-electric crossover model based on Model 3 with up to 300 miles range.
The carmaker said it plans to bring the vehicle into production in the fall of 2020.
We recently learned that Tesla is working on a fifth assembly line at the Fremont plant while the carmaker is preparing for the fifth electric vehicle production.
Tesla says the Model Y production program will require a much lower capital investment than Tesla's previous programs due to efficiency improvements and the new crossover SUV portion 7 0% of the Model 3 parts.
We expect to see more prototypes of Model Y in the coming months when Tesla tests the electric vehicle before production starts.
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