Tesla will begin production of the seven-seat Model Y crossover in November
Billionaire Elon Musk, the head of SpaceX and Tesla, announced the imminent start of production of a new version of the electric urban crossover Model Y: we are talking about a seven-seat modification.
According to Mr. Musk, the serial production of the named Model Y variant will be organized as early as next month. The first shipments are scheduled for early December.
Tesla’s website says the seven-seat configuration is available as an option for $ 3,000 (the standard version of the car provides a five-seat configuration). You can order such a salon for Model Y in Long Range and Performance trim levels. In the first case, the range on one charge reaches 506 km, and the acceleration time from 0 to 100 km / h is 4.8 s. In the second case, these values are 466 km and 3.5 s.
In the third quarter of this year, Tesla produced 145 thousand electric vehicles and delivered almost 140 thousand cars to customers. At the same time, 128,044 Model 3 / Y electric vehicles were produced, and 124,100 of these electric cars were sold.
We add that the cost of the Model Y currently starts at $ 49,990. The car is equipped with two electric motors and an all-wheel-drive system.