The Tesla community members have taken it with themselves to bring the model Y to life before Thursday's official revealing event.
Redditor J380 shared a rather lively model Y rendition that took a picture of a model 3 and stretched its proportions over the Tesla's teaser image of the upcoming all-electric crossover. By transposing model 3 headlamp and roof line into an image of model Y's silhouette, one can visualize a vehicle similar to a miniature version of a model X.
The second image is shared by another Reddit user "filled in" The same shady email source, which shows the crossover EV with a wider hood and curves in general appearance than model 3-based rendering. The same image was then changed to brighten the appearance and increasing overall visibility.
This is not the first time the Tesla community has taken to Photoshop to kill a model Y. Motivated by a similar teaser image first shared by Tesla CEO Elon Musk in 201
Tesla Model Y is expected to generate more demand than Model 3 and sell at a rate of nearly 1 million units per year. According to Musk, Model Y will also have much lower production costs than any other vehicle in its fleet and achieve a rapid production ramp based on sharing 75% of the components with Model 3. Previously, the company had planned to build a crossover on a completely new architecture and from a dedicated factory, but after Tesla's leading team brought Musk back from the "cracks in madness", it was decided that model 3 would be the core architecture of the new vehicle.
Model Y is set to be unveiled on March 14th through a livestreamed