Updated: Aug 7, 2020
Electrek claimed that US-based electric car maker Tesla started trial production of the rear-wheel-drive Model Y Long Range RWD. According to allegations, the company will open the vehicle to orders by the end of this month and start deliveries next month.
Tesla, which is the founder and CEO of Elon Musk, listed the four different versions of the electric SUV when Tesla launched Model Y in March 2019. These versions are listed; It consisted of Standard Range, Long Range, Dual Motor AWD, and Performance models. But Musk, who made a statement earlier this month, announced that they had unplugged the Model Y Standard Range.
Elon Musk, who said, "We will not manufacture, the range is unacceptable" for the discontinued model, stated that instead, they would add a new rear-wheel-drive Long Range RWD model the series. The CEO also underlined that this model would be released in the next few months. It is now claimed that Tesla has begun trial production of the rear-wheel-drive Model Y Longe Range RWD.
The new Model Y Long Range RWD is expected to have a price tag between $ 45,000 and $ 50,000:
According to the report by Electrek, Tesla started trial production of the new SUV before the launch. Trial production in the automobile industry is generally considered one of the last steps to release a new vehicle version.
Tesla has not announced the new model's price yet, but the company's CEO Elon Musk hinted at $ 45,000 when he announced the new model. On the other hand, it was recently revealed that Model Y Long Range RWD was listed at $ 48,000 in Tesla's loan calculator. In light of these data, it is possible to say that the new model will have an initial price ranging from 45 thousand to 50 thousand dollars.