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Old 28th May 2016, 21:23   #1
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After adding the Model X and announcing a late 2017 launch for the Model 3, Tesla's fourth model will enter a new, yet uncrowded, segment - An All-Electric Crossover.

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The Model Y, which has already been confirmed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a tweet last year, would be based on the Model 3, but priced above it, mirroring the Model X's relationship to the Model S.
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Musk's promises Tesla truck and compact SUV,

Those additions would allow the business to have models in nearly every segment, and neither would be below the Model 3 in the lineup.

Elon Musk's vision,

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All Tesla models will eventually be fully autonomous and that will revolutionize the way we move. The first step will be making the tech resistant to failure by building multiple backups into the system.Someday, “you will be able to summon your Tesla from pretty much anywhere,” and at that point everyone will be part of his or her own ride sharing company. When you’re not using it, the car will generate income for you as part of Tesla’s driverless fleet.
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Elon Musk confirms the Compact SUV from Tesla as Model Y and will be on the Model 3 Chassis.

He said that Tesla "should be inconsistent in our naming conventions after Model Y". That would appear to signal an end to the 'S3XY' nomenclature that has brought us the Model S, Model 3 (so called because Ford owns the rights to the Model E name), Model X and, soon, Model Y.



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Tesla could reveal all-new Model Y SUV this month or will we see more of Model 3?

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So, that completes the lineup now. S 3 X Y!

And I wonder which alphabet can they use for the next model. An electric cargo van, a minibus and a pick-up truck are in the offing.

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Tesla Model Y to lead ambitious range expansion plans -The upcoming compact SUV, which is based on the forthcoming Model 3, could become the firm’s biggest seller.

The rumoured Model Y will, like the Model 3, be far more affordable than Tesla’s current offerings.

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The starting price of the Model 3 is likely to be around $37,000 (£30,000), with the Model Y expected to be slightly more expensive. However, Tesla founder Elon Musk thinks the transaction prices of the new compact Teslas will be rather higher, at around £34,000 for the Model 3 and perhaps £37,000 for the Model Y, because buyers will be keen to add cost options to their vehicles.
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The Model Y is unlikely to be unveiled until some time next year, with production set to follow late in the year. Little in the way of specification has been released, but it’s likely to have the same tophinged ‘falcon wing’ rear doors as the bigger Model X SUV.
Tesla cars will be equipped with as many as eight cameras, giving a 360deg view of the surrounding roadscape, as well as 12 ultrasonic sensors and an unspecified ‘new’ forward-facing radar that works in the worst conditions. Existing radar systems can be fooled by heavy rain and fog.
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Elon Musk confirms the small SUV will sit below Model X in range - but might not arrive until 2020.
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Allowing the brand to compete its 'S, 3, X, Y' model designation, the Model Y finally completes that line-up. It's thought that there will be further new Teslas on the way after that, including a new electric minibus and a pick-up truck
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It's expected to be inspired by the Model X's design, but it may ditch the complex 'falcon-wing' folding doors for conventional items in order to bring the price down. No further details have been outlined
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Tesla Model Y - the electric Crossover is coming in late 2019/20 built on a new platform. The vehicle will feature ‘Falcon Wing’ doors like the Model X, which has been controversial among Tesla enthusiasts.

Musk describes the vehicle as key to Tesla’s achieving its goal of 1 million cars per year in 2020.

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Elon Musk confirmed that the vehicle will be built on a new platform, which is a change in Tesla’s plans since the company had previously disclosed plans to build the vehicle on the same platform as the Model 3.

The CEO mentioned a big change coming with the new platform: Tesla will get rid of the 12-volt battery architecture. It means no more lead-acid battery and a different way to power in-car electronics. Musk says that they will reduce the overall wiring significantly and simplify the production process.
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Less wiring harness means easier automation in the production process and Musk plans a completely different – more automated – production line for the Model Y. He said that the Model 3 production lines will be comparable to the best lines in the industry while the Model Y line will be “something else”.
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