Tesla has added a 3rd variant to its top-selling Model Y electric SUV line-up in Australia, whereas additionally lowering pricing of the prevailing variants again to the place it was at the start of the year.
The Chinese-made Tesla Model Y Long Range is priced from $81,900 earlier than on-road prices, which is $13,000 more costly than the entry-level RWD, and $13,000 cheaper than the flagship Performance. A full worth record is on the backside of this story.
Tesla estimates in the event you order a Model Y Long Range proper now it is going to arrive between May and June this yr. If you order a Model Y RWD or Performance proper now then again, it’s estimated to reach between April and June this yr.
The Tesla Model Y Long Range has a dual-motor all-wheel drive setup with an undisclosed complete system output and battery capability.
The firm claims it will possibly do the 0-100km/h dash in 5.0 seconds, and flat out you’ll be doing 217km/h.
For context, the Model Y Performance can do the 0-100km/h dash in 3.7 seconds and has a high velocity of 250km/h, whereas the bottom RWD does the dash in 6.9 seconds and has a high velocity of 217km/h.
Tesla claims the Model Y Long Range has a range of 533km in line with WLTP testing. Within Tesla’s line-up, solely the Model 3 Long Range and Model 3 Performance have more claimed range, at 602km and 547km, respectively.
The Model Y Long Range seems visually equivalent to the entry-level RWD variant with its 19-inch Gemini wheels, although it seems to have a Dual-Motor badge on the again. 20-inch Induction wheels price an extra $2400.
It’s obtainable as commonplace with Pearl White Multi-Coat exterior paint, with Solid Black, Midnight Silver Metallic, and Deep Blue costing an extra $1500. Red Multi-Coat prices an extra $2400.
The Model Y Long Range, like all present Australian-specification variants, is obtainable with 5 seats. It comes with an all-black inside as commonplace, with a black-and-white inside costing an extra $1500.
As previously reported, no dwelling charging tools is equipped with a brand new Tesla. It now needs to be bought individually.
The Tesla Model Y Long Range will be ordered now with a $400 deposit. As famous above, in the event you order now it’s estimated to reach between May and June this yr.
As lately reported, Tesla is presently engaged on an updated version of the Model 3 sedan, with a refreshed version of the related Model Y SUV set to affix it.
Reuters reported phrases from sources saying the up to date crossover, codenamed Project Juniper internally, is anticipated to enter manufacturing in October 2024.
Two sources instructed the information company Tesla has requested suppliers for quotes for exterior and inside parts of the Model Y replace.
It’s unclear simply what adjustments are coming to the crossover, although the Model 3 replace – codenamed Project Highland – seems set to obtain visible updates to its entrance and rear ends, amongst different tweaks.
The 2023 Tesla Model Y range is priced as follows:
- 2023 Tesla Model Y RWD: $68,990
- 2023 Tesla Model Y Long Range: $81,990
- 2023 Tesla Model Performance: $94,990
All costs are earlier than on-road prices and embrace Luxury Car Tax if relevant, however exclude order and supply charges.
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