Mar 17, 11:27 PM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 03/17/19 AT 11:03 PM Tesla has started offering “chrome deleted” paintjobs as a standard for the Tesla Model Y. These Model Y types will have a matte black color in some parts that would usually be in chrome in other Tesla vehicles. Here’s what we know about this update.According to Teslarati, the new Tesla Model Y units will come in chrome deleted colors upon release. Instead of the metallic white colors, the chrome deleted cars will have a matte black touch on its edges, door handles and other parts of the vehicle.Normally, Tesla cars would have a chrome finish in these parts, which makes the Model Y a potential start of a new trend for Tesla cars.Aside from starting a new trend, Tesla also seems to be paying attention to what customers do to their vehicles in the aftermarket. … [Read more...] about Elon Musk’s Tesla Model Y Ditches Chrome Accents For Matte Black Finish
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Mar 05, 3:17 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 03/05/19 AT 7:26 AM The Pininfarina Battista has an immensely high horsepower for an electric luxury car. Its 1,900 horsepower completely outclasses the 1,000 horsepower record that the Bugatti Veyron set years before. Here’s what we know about this incoming Tesla Model Y rival.According to Wired, the Pininfarina Battista is a powerful electric car that exerts 475 horsepower on each of its wheels. This combined engine strength allows the vehicle to hit 62mph in two seconds and 186mph in 12 seconds. Aside from its strong specs, the car is also a luxury vehicle, complete with a beautiful interior and design, that’ll be sold to wealthy customers who want to enjoy cross country European drives.Compared to the Tesla Model Y, the Pininfarina Battista completely dwarfs both the Tesla Model Y and Bugatti Veyron in … [Read more...] about Tesla Model Y EV Rival Pininfarina Battista Crushes Bugatti Veyron’s Power Output
Feb 25, 11:29 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 02/25/19 AT 11:15 PM Byton’s M-Byte electric SUV could be unveiled by the mid-2019, according to recent reports. If Byton moves fast, they’ll be able to beat Elon Musk and Tesla’s own crossover SUV, the Model Y, to the market. Here’s what we know about this.According to Insideevs’ report, the Byton M-Byte electric SUV is expected to be revealed in the middle of this year, and its predicted price is around 300,000 to 400,000 Chinese Yuan. When imported to the U.S., the Byton M-Byte would cost about $45,000 to $75,000. So far, this price range is somehow similar to that of Tesla Model Y’s speculated price. The Byton SUV may directly compete with the Tesla electric SUV when it comes to price as the Tesla SUV is also expected to compete with the current best SUV in the market, the Toyota Rav-4, … [Read more...] about Tesla Model Y Competitor Byton M-Byte Could Beat Elon Musk’s EV To Market
Feb 21, 11:07 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Lorraine Lorenzo 02/21/19 AT 7:04 AM Elon Musk’s Tesla Model Y is rumored to make an appearance during the 2019 Shanghai Motor Show this coming April 16.According to a report, industry insiders are already pegging the major international car show as the venue for the reveal since Tesla is already building a Gigafactory in China. The factory will produce the Model Y geared for the Chinese market. In the U.S., the Gigafactory in Spars, Nevada is set to start producing the Model Y by the year 2020.The release in April is the second date speculated for the Tesla Model Y launch. Last May, Musk tweeted that the company might unveil the new model on March 15th, saying, “the Ides of March sounded good."However, when it comes to product unveiling, Tesla has been known to delay reveals. The billionaire CEO has also not discussed a possible … [Read more...] about Elon Musk Tesla Model Y News: Unveiling Could Happen At 2019 Shanghai Motor Show?
Feb 13, 12:33 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 02/12/19 AT 11:31 PM Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently revealed many details about their upcoming Model Y. However, the new Tesla vehicle seems to be based on cars from both its sedan and SUV line. What is the real deal about the Tesla Model Y?According to Roadandtrack’s report, the Tesla Model Y will share most of its parts with the Tesla Model 3 sedan. This design was to help speed up the Model Y’s production and reduce costs in making it. However, the Model Y has been confirmed to be the next in line for its SUV series after the Model X. Due to the source of its parts, the Tesla Model Y could be a vehicle in middle of the two types as it could be larger than a sedan but not as large as the Model X SUV.We've yet to know if it's going to be a crossover SUV built for city use or a full SUV that can go on off-road without … [Read more...] about Elon Musk’s Tesla Model Y: An Electric Crossover Or SUV?