After so much anticipation, Elon Musk walked on stage at the LA Design Studio in Hawthorne California and introduced Tesla’s newest addition to its line-up, the Model Y. Fortunately, Model Y looks to share some commonality with Model 3 which could translate to a production ramp that moves more rapidly than prior new cars introduced by Tesla. Above: Musk, Model Y, and hmmm… could Elon be teasing a custom ‘Tesla x Nike’ sneaker collaboration coming soon? (Twitter: LikeTesla ) So what did we learn last night? According to The Verge , "The cheaper, standard range version with a range of 230 miles won’t be available until 2021, Musk said, and will sell for $39,000… [whereas] The long range version will travel 300 miles on single charge, and will sell for $47,000, while the $60,000 performance version will be capable of sprinting from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds." Higher spec versions of the Model Y are slated for deliveries in the fall of 2020. Above: A 3-minute recap of the Model Y launch event (Source: The Verge ) “It has the functionality of an SUV, but it will ride like a sports car,” Musk said. “So this thing […]

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