Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed on Sunday that the business will expose its Design Y crossover SUV at an occasion in Los Angeles on March14


Musk made the statement on Twitter.

The occasion will be held at Tesla’s style studio, situated at SpaceX head office in Hawthorne, south of downtown Los Angeles.

The Design Y follows the Design 3, a compact sedan. The marketplace has actually anticipated a Design Y unveiling for a long time, and the March date makes good sense, as Tesla has in the previous exposed brand-new automobiles around that time of year. The all-electric car manufacturer pulled the cover off the Design 3 in April of2016 (The Tesla Semi and brand-new Roadster, nevertheless, were very first displayed in November of 2017.)

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Tesla urgently requires a compact crossover to complete in this popular sector. In the United States, sedan sales have actually entered what numerous market observers and even some car manufacturers think about to be a duration of structural decrease.

The Design Y teaser image.

Customers have actually bid farewell to the four-door and accepted crossover SUVs, which integrate SUV flexibility with car-like driving attributes.

Musk included, likewise by tweet, that the Design Y would cost about 10% more than the Design 3, which is now readily available for order at a base cost of $35,000 The Design Y, he stated, would be 10% bigger than the Design 3 and attain a little less variety from battery back of the exact same size for both automobiles.

The Design Y, when its hits the streets, will satisfy a sort of inside-joke for Tesla: it’s lorry lineup will define “S3XY” with a Design S, Design 3, Design X, and Design Y.