The American manufacturer has started the new year 2021 strong, with the premiere in its online configurator of two new variants of the Tesla Model Y. The new access version, the Model Y Standard Range, and the option of 7 seats for the same range.
The new year 2021 is going to be full of news for the American electric vehicle manufacturer, because not only will open its first complete assembly plant in Europe (It already had final assembly facilities), the expansion of the Shanghai factory and the launch of several updates to its older models, but already has released important new features in the range of its smaller crossover, the Tesla Model Y.
The mid-size electric crossover now has two new variants available in the brand’s online configurator for the US market, the new Tesla Model And Standard Range and the new 7-seater option, available as an optional package for the entire Model Y range in all markets where the model is present.
7-seater package already available in our market.
The new Tesla Model and Standard Range is available from $ 41,990 before grants and it has the configuration of a single engine, which is installed on the rear axle and therefore, the model is rear-wheel drive. This version certifies a maximum autonomy of 244 miles according to the EPA cycle, which means about 393 km. Its top speed is 217 km / h (135 mph) and it is capable of accelerating from 0 to 96 km / h (0-60 mph) in 5.3 seconds.
This new rear-wheel drive version is currently only available on the US market, but expected to be launched soon in other markets. The brand configurator gives between 2 and 5 weeks for deliveries of the first units of this variant of the crossover.
7-seater Model Y
One of the most important innovations in the range is the new 7-seater option, which is now available in all markets, including Spanish. Its price is $ 3,000 in the US market and € 3,200 in the European market. This optional package not only includes the two folding seats in the third row, but also includes a USB-C charger in the trunk and modifications in the second row to facilitate access to the rear seats and loading and unloading maneuvers with all the seats folded down.