Elon Musk named the timing of the most affordable Tesla with two motors

Elon Musk named the timing of the most affordable Tesla with two motors

April 9, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The American manufacturer of electric cars is preparing to release a new version of Model 3. The car will receive two engines, air suspension and reinforced brakes

Tesla company should present a two-engine modification of its most affordable electric car – Model 3 – in July 2018. About this with his tweet wrote the head of the American manufacturer of electric cars Elon Musk.

At the same time, the head of Tesla noted that before launching a new version of the company, it is first necessary to start releasing 5 thousand copies of the standard Model 3 every week.

According to preliminary data, the most powerful modification of Tesla Model 3 will be called Performance. Unlike the basic version, this electric car will be equipped with an additional motor that will drive the front wheels. In addition, the novelty will receive air suspension and modernized brake mechanisms.

At the moment Tesla offers two versions of Model 3, which are equipped with only one engine. The base car can accelerate from a place to 100 km / h in 5.6 seconds, and its maximum speed is 210 km per hour. Power reserve without recharging – 354 kilometers.

The Long Range option is equipped with a 258-horsepower electric motor, allowing you to accelerate to 100 km/h in 5.1 seconds, and its maximum is 225 km per hour. A battery pack of 80.5 kWh allows you to drive up to 500 kilometers without recharging.