The Tesla Mannequin Y Rear Wheel Drive (RWD) is now obtainable in South Korea. Social media posts from the electrical automobile maker point out that the entry-level all-electric crossover shall be imported from Gigafactory Shanghai.
The announcement was made by means of social media, with the official Tesla Korea Twitter account posting a brief video concerning the all-electric crossover. The video featured Gigafactory Shanghai prominently, in addition to the Shanghai Port, the place Tesla China’s automobiles for exports are loaded onto automobile provider ships.
A have a look at Tesla Korea’s official website reveals that the Mannequin Y RWD presently has an estimated supply date of August to September 2023, although the corporate famous that this date might change relying on the circumstances. The Mannequin Y’s different variants — the Mannequin Y Lengthy Vary Twin Motor AWD and the Mannequin Y Efficiency — are listed merely as “obtainable in 2024.”
Tesla Korea’s Mannequin Y configurator reveals that the entry-level all-electric crossover is listed with a worth of ₩56,990,000, or roughly $45,100 earlier than choices. Compared, the Mannequin Y RWD from Gigafactory Shanghai is sold in China for ¥263,900, or about $37,000 earlier than choices.
Whereas the Mannequin Y RWD is obtainable at a premium in South Korea in comparison with the automobile’s worth in China, its beginning worth is fairly near the price of america’ most reasonably priced Mannequin Y variant. The US’ most reasonably priced Mannequin Y is presently priced at $47,740 earlier than choices, although that could be a automobile with a dual motor setup and 4680 battery cells.
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