Tesla, an America automotive and energy storage company which currently designs and manufactures premium electric cars, battery products, and electric vehicle powertrain has announced its new SUV car on the market. The Tesla Model X SUV, a luxury SUV whose cost start at $74,000 is one the company’s new toy in the market.
With the federal tax credit, customers will buy this new model at a price of $66, 500 after a cut of $ 7,500. On their website, the company claims an estimated saving per month comes to $768 including the lower cost of electricity as compared to gasoline.
Why buy model X SUV and not model S 60?
1. Improved range
Model X SUV has a 60 kilowatt-hour battery for an estimated coverage of 237 miles as compared to 200 miles for S 60. Besides the driving range, this is an extra performance that reduces your overall expenditure on the car. Both of these models can go from a speed of zero to 60 miles per hour within six seconds. According to the firm, X SUV and S 60D have maximum speeds of 130 mph.
Besides X SUV is superior mileage as compared to S 60, this model also has a performance similar to that of S 60 and 75D. This means that you will be able to enjoy the same accelerating speed irrespective of its lower price. Though Model S ranks as the world second best-selling plug-in car in history, we are yet to know how Model X will perform regarding sales.
How to buy the cheaper Model x SUV.
As you are aware Tesla does not build cars until they are ordered. For this particular model, those order now can get their cars in September.
In addition to the cheaper Model X, the firm also rolled out cheaper, 60 KwH version of its previously successful Model S sedan a few weeks ago. The model which unlike X SUV, is available in a two-wheel drive is being sold at $66,000 before the federal tax incentives which according to Tesla, can go about 210 miles on a charge.
The company’s first of its kind mainstream car, Model 3, is expected to begin production by the end of 2017 and will cost $35,000 before federal tax incentives. With an already pre-orders amounting to 375,000 it means that if you put your deposit of $1,000 today, you will wait up to 2018 to get your car.