Model, Ofoto: Tesla
The company Tesla unveiled a new seven-seater sports utility vehicle Model Y, the relevant information is posted on the website of the manufacturer of electric cars.
The car presentation was held at the design center in Hawthorne (California), it was made by the Executive Director of Tesla Ilon Musk. He spoke about the performance of the new model, reports The New York Times.
According to him, Model Y has SUV functionality. (Sport Utility Vehicle – sports utility car, is a specific type, popular in North America), but “will drive like a sports car”. Musk said that it is the safest car of this size.
Model Y will go on sale next year and will cost from 39 to 60 thousand dollars, depending on the model. Different version of cars, according to the company, will be released in North America, Europe and China. The maximum speed of the model over 60 thousand dollars will be 240 kilometers per hour. The maximum distance that Model Y will be able to travel without recharging, 482 kilometer.
Previously, Tesla raised by three percent the price of the Model S sedan and crossover Model X. in Addition, the company began to reduce the number of its outlets in its world. It is planned to close half of the stores to reduce costs.
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