Tesla Model Y announced: release set for 2020, price starts at $39,000

This is the Tesla Model Y, the electric carmaker’s new compact SUV due out in 2020. The long range version can travel 300 miles on single charge, and will sell for $47,000, while the performance version is capable of sprinting from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. It’s Elon Musk’s fifth car ever to hit the road, and the company’s second attempt at a mass-market electric vehicle.

“It has the functionality of an SUV, but it rides like a sports car,” Musk said.

The long range Model Y will come first in the fall of 2020, and will have a range of 300 miles, Musk said. Tesla will also sell an all-wheel-drive dual motor version for $51,000, and a performance version for $60,000— both of which will also be available in fall 2020. The cheaper,…

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Author: Andrew J. Hawkins