Friday, March 15, 2019

Auto: Tesla Does A "Y"

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company's latest electric car, a small SUV dubbedwrites.
Model Y, at a jam-packed event last night broadcast from Tesla's studio in Hawthorne, Calif., Axios' Joann Muller
  • By the time Model Y goes on sale in fall 2020, it'll face competition. Ford trolled Tesla just before the event with a "hold your horses" tweet — a clear reference to its Mustang-inspired electric performance SUV coming in 2020.
  • Model Y, which will seat up to seven, includes a panoramic glass roof.
With the battery under the floor and a low center of gravity, "it will look like an SUV but drive like a sports car," Musk said.
  • 0-to-60 mph time: 3.5 seconds.
  • The long-range, 300-mile version goes on sale in fall 2020, for about $47,000.
  • The standard version, with a smaller battery, follows in 2021 at $39,000.

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