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Tesla Model Y will arrive earlier than expected

Tesla Model Y will arrive earlier than expected

Announced for years by Elon Musk, the long-awaited Tesla Model Y was unveiled last March, after several announcements and teasers of all kinds launched by the capricious car tycoon. As usual, Californian society has been rather evasive on the launch date of his small SUV, which in the price list is placed under the Model X, given the rather usual delays in production, as evidenced by the stormy beginnings of the Model 3 Debunchi. But there is good news: Tesla Model Y would even be ready earlier than expected, as announced by the brand through a statement to the media.

Double production

Initially planned forautumn 2020, the Model Y production launch has been brought forward for next summer, thanks to developments at the production sites. And for good reason, given that the SUV will not only be produced at the California plant in Fremont, but also via the assembly lines of the new Gigafactory inaugurated in Shanghai earlier this year: “The installation of the equipment needed to manufacture the Model Y is underway and with a view to launch next year.” Good news never comes by itself, Tesla announces that it is also profitable in the third quarter with a net profit of 143 million dollars. This increase in revenues can be explained in particular by a decrease in the costs incurred by the company.

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Over 55 thousand euros

For those who still don’t know, the Tesla Model Y is a small SUV based on the Model 3, of which it takes up the general style. Available in several versions at launch, it is announced at a price of about 58,000 euros in its variant Long Rangewhich can travel approx 540 km according to the WLTP cycle, while flying from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.8 seconds . The version Performance, which will be the top of the range, will be offered at 70,000 euros, and it will reach 100 km / h in just 3.7 secondsthe. Finally, the declension a double engine will cost 62,000 euros, and will allow 505 km of autonomy. Already available for booking, the new Tesla Model Y it should begin to be delivered in 2022, barring unforeseen circumstances.