The company itself is known for ups and downs, which would better suit a roller coaster than a vehicle. Tesla says the Y "has the functionality of an SUV, but rides like a sports car"; that extends to having a third row of seats optionally available, the seven-seat Y available from 2021.
Still, the Model Y, like all Tesla's models, has already seen pre-production delays. He added that he believes the Model Y could account for up to 20% of Tesla's total sales within the next three years and could ultimately boost the company's financial performance. It is also the cheapest vehicle that the firm has produced costing from $35,000. Model Y crossover electric vehicle during an unveiling event in Hawthorne, California, U.S., on Friday, March 15, 2019. The new Model Y may also help Tesla shift its lineup toward the tastes of USA consumers, who are increasingly ditching sedans for bigger crossovers and SUVs. Ordering the auto requires a $2500 (R36 250) refundable deposit.
In October, Musk said "significant progress" had been made on the Model Y and that he had approved the prototype for production in 2020. The slowest Model Y, the Standard, will hit 60 in 5.9 seconds and have a top speed of 120 miles per hour, while Performance buyers can expect to be able to achieve 150 miles per hour. The top speed for this variant is 120 miles per hour. The Model Y Performance, with the Long Range and Dual-Motor All-Wheel Drive variants to follow. The Standard Range is good for 230 miles, while the Long Range can hit 300 miles on a full charge. Sure enough, it looks a lot closer to the Model 3 we're used to seeing now than some might have hoped for.
Musk has been under fire in recent months for his behavior, his picking fights with the SEC, and the production challenges that have faced Tesla, but taking a step back, it is hard even for the more cynical among us not to be genuinely impressed with what Musk and Tesla have achieved. Elon Musk has claimed all Teslas may be able to fully drive themselves by the end of this year, and do so while you nap by the end of 2020.
Tesla's dual-motor system uses computers to control the traction sent to the rear and front wheels, allowing for better handling and traction control. The Models S and X share just 30 percent of their parts.
Tesla's online configurator reveals five available paint options: Black, Midnight Silver Metallic (US$1,500), Deep Blue Metallic (US$1,500), Pearl White Multi-Coat (US$2,000) and Red Multi-Coat (US$2,500). "You can choose wheel sizes from 18" to 20" for the auto.
The high-end models are scheduled to launch next fall, with the standard version following in the spring of 2021.
The event at Tesla's Design Studio was very quick, with most of Musk's stage time centering around a retrospective of the company's accomplishments since 2008.
Seventy-nine condemned California inmates have died of natural causes since California reinstated capital punishment in 1978. Newsom signed an executive order granting reprieves to death row inmates and closing the state's execution chamber.
It's called the V3 Supercharger, and it can support up to 250kW per vehicle , from a cabinet that's rated at 1MW. The new V3 Supercharger standard represents a step change improvement in charging capabilities.
On Friday , he measured in at just over 6-3, weighing 228 pounds with an astonishing 1.6 percent body fat. Metcalf will look to build on his incredible combine performance during Ole Miss' Pro Day on March 29th.
Storm Gareth will smash into Britain on Tuesday - and terrifying weather maps shows the sheer size of the barreling storm. This afternoon will be windy, but the gusty westerly winds will gradually decrease.
Despite the distractions, Friday's landing appeared to be another triumph for SpaceX, and validation of years of work. The crewless mission , called Demo-1, was SpaceX's chance to show it can build a spaceship that can carry people.
Jones dominated all five rounds of their main event bout, comprehensively outstriking and outgrappling the 30-year-old. Smith, meanwhile, had been on a tear since moving up from middleweight. "I don't care what Uncle Fester has to say".
After withdrawing from the tournament at Bay Hill last week, Day chose to spend time with his family at Disney World. For the first two rounds, Woods is grouped with defending champion Webb Simpson and Masters champion Patrick Reed .
Some wrote to Carlson's advertisers directly on Twitter, asking why they were supporting the conservative host. Media Matters dug up the comments. "I am not defending underage marriage at all", Carlson was recorded saying.
The mistake was the result of an editor (hi) misreading the press release (sorry Ali!) and we sure do regret the error. Note that this is just a virtual reality set for the Labo , this won't suddenly let you play Breath of the Wild in VR.
If only there were some way of showing us what might happen and giving us a taste for what is going to go on. That's complicated because I find the best battle sequences are when you have a strong point of view.
On the other hand, that same study found the risk fell about as much in the fall, when clocks were turned back. But remember, most smartphones will automatically update themselves when Daylight Saving Time begins .
Smollett has been charged with 16 counts of felony disorderly conduct in connection with falsely filing a police report . Jussie Smollett now faces 16 counts of felony disorderly conduct which carry a maximum prison sentence of 48 years.
Trump critics said he squandered critical USA leverage before the North had taken any concrete steps toward denuclearization. After holding a working lunch, Kim and Trump plan to sign a joint statement around 2 p.m., according to the White House.
About 1,000 children attend the school, police said. "It's a very sad scene, the saddest thing I've seen in my entire life". Latin America's most populous nation has the largest number of annual homicides in the world, but school shootings are rare.
The reporter finally followed him for some time and then asked him if he has applied for political asylum. Choksi was granted citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda on January 15, 2018, while Modi is in London .
Sony's DualShock 4 controller is not compatible with Remote Play, but according to Redditors, MiFi controllers do work . You can now change the button assignment to perform "Enter" operations from thebutton to thebutton.
An edhat reader asked the question yesterday and another reader offered some businesses honoring the unofficial math holiday. Today only, participating locations for the southern fast food chain are offering customers 3 sweet potato pies for $3.14.
Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said there has been a slight urise in alleged mob-related violence in NY within the past year . According to reports, Cali's death marks the highest ranking member of a NY crime family to be murdered in decades.
Australia and Singapore joined the growing list of countries that have grounded their Boeing 727 Max aeroplanes overnight. It does not intend to issue new recommendations about the aircraft to customers.
Parents would pay Singer to have someone take an SAT or ACT exam for their child or correct the test afterward, Lelling said. Reps for Huffman and Loughlin did not immediately return PEOPLE's calls for comment.
Eugenie Bouchard, meanwhile, fell at the first hurdle following a three-set loss against Kirsten Flipkens at the WTA tournament. She received a first-round bye in Indian Wells and then beat Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-3 on Saturday [NZ time].
However, prominent Democratic legislators came to Omar's defense, after her most recent comment about pro-Israel activists. However, Gold warned that once the resolution is voted on, the issue is far from over.
Americans are importing far more from overseas than they are exporting-imports grew 7.5% while exports increased only 6.3%. The data shows that Trump's America First policies to close the trade gap haven't had their desired effect.
Shankar said he would not over-react after taking match-winning wickets but is glad that he could help the tea win. The result means Australia will lose the series if they suffer another defeat in Ranchi on Friday.
Intel started certifying devices with support for Thunderbolt 3 in 2015, and in 2017 it made a decision to open the standard. This is a big deal because the way things stand, it's not always clear if a USB-C port is also a Thunderbolt port.