For the first time the world have heard about Tesla in 2003. Tesla was founded bya group of engineerswho proved that electric vehicle can also begood, even better, quicker and more thrifty than gasoline cars. Nowadays, Teslacreates not only electric cars, but also other endlessly huge clean power generating and storage products.Tesla is a vehicle of present and future. In this article we will review Tesla Model 3 2017.
INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR DESIGN
First ofall, we should mention, that Tesla Model 3 has sleek and minimalistic interior but it does not prevent it from looking luxurious. Safety belts, both front and rear, are equipped with red markings, whichare mandatory in almost all countries. As for the space for legs, it turned outnot so much as it would be desirable, but there is hope that space can beincreased by adjusting the seats. Speaking of the color of the Tesla Model 3,the factory in Fremont produced a novelty in two shades – dark blue (VIN # 7)and silver (VIN # 26). In total are 7 colors. The size of the disks and wheels will be in two variations, but at thebeginning, the choice of production will not be available to buyers. RecallTesla has announced it plans to limit the number of configurations to 100compared to the Tesla Model S, which has more than 1500 differentconfigurations but new model 3 has more compact dimensions and fewer options inperformance and design. The design of a single-toned interior is veryminimalistic and is made of synthetic material and wood. There are very fewbuttons and controls on the center console, which makes sense, given Tesla’sambitions for autopilot. The main twist of the salon is a 15-inch touch screen with a very simple user interface,allowing you to activate control, security and multimedia systems. It displaysboth the data of the car, and what the cameras and sensors fix to orient thecar on the road, whether in the hands of the driver or autopilot. The displayalso shows information about the status of the battery charge, its powerconsumption and vehicle speed. Speaking about the spaciousness of the cabin, itis worth noting that it can comfortably accommodate 5 adults and an oversizedcargo. To increase the volume of the cargo compartment, you can bend the backsof the rear seats and push the seats forward.
The car accelerates from zero to 100 km / h in 5.9seconds. The maximum speed is 200 km / h. The Tesla Model 3 has twosynchronized motors connected by an open differential. This ensures theaccuracy of the mechanisms, even while driving at high speeds. On a one charge Model 3 can drive up to 340 km -this is an excellent result for a budget car. The coefficient of dynamic resistance Tesla Model 3 is only 0.21 – this isthe best result among all existing land vehicles. Until 2016, the record holderwas the model Tesla Model S. The autopilot system has undergone anumber of improvements and improvements. Cameras and special motion sensorshelp the system to calculate optimal trajectories and promptly respond toobstacles. This increases traffic safety and prevents emergencies. So, thedriver can completely transfer control of the machine to the computer.
Charging thebattery from zero to 80% at a special station takes only half an hour. At thesame time from an ordinary outlet 220-220V can be charged for 6 hours. Forowners of Tesla Model 3, charging at official Tesla stations will be charged.Thus, the creators reduce the total cost of the car. But one more time, ona one charge Model 3 can drive up to 340 km -this is an excellent result for a budget car!
RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
At the officiallaunch ceremony of Tesla Model 3, held on July 28, 2017 in Fremont, the companypresented one of the first production models of the novelty in red. Note, thestandard color of Tesla Model 3 for $ 35000 is black, all the other 6 colorswill cost the customers an additional $ 1000. Elon Mask is confident that themajority of buyers will choose additional options. In his opinion, the averagecost of the new electric car Tesla will reach $ 42 thousand.
“We neverhad the purpose to do expensive cars. And we finally have a great affordableelectric car and this is absolutely what you need”, said Elon Musk onpresentation of Tesla Model 3. The”budget” of the car and the growing popularity of Tesla are thereasons why the automaker has more than half a million orders for a newelectric car. Earlier, in April 2017, the company reported the availability of373,000 pre-orders for Model 3. And now the problem is to increase productionand satisfy the entire demand. Earlier Mask reported that Tesla intends torelease in December this year, 20 thousand Model 3 and 400 thousand next year.By the end of 2018, the automaker is planning to release 500,000 cars of thismodel.