Tesla is reportedly all-set to deploy test mules of Model 3 Units in India for devising testing phases. The Full-electric Sedan is likely to become production ready by 2021 end.
Recently, a completely undisguised unit was being spotted testing on the Highways of Pune. Tesla is likely to slowly execute plans. The EV Maker will Make an extensive report of testing it’s Sales and Demand in various areas before making it in major regions of the country.
Exteriors and Design
Like the other EV’s even the Tesla Model 3 flashes it’s quirky yet appealing design ques with no grille at front. The Model 3 follows curvaceous design route rather than being sharp and edgy like it’s elder sibling, Model 3. No matter the Model 3’s design maybe someone’s taste or not but it will grab eyeballs for sure.
The Test mule is running on the standard 18-inch wheels with aero kit and are garbed with the Michelin Pilot Sport 4s performance tyres. The Car on test also bores ‘Dual Motor‘ badge meaning that it has a motor on each axle for an electric AWD setup. However, this AWD variant is unlikely to make at Indian Shores.
Globally, the Model 3 is available with four battery options – 52, 62, 75 and 82 kWh and the EPA Driving range ranges between 354-568 Kms depending upon the variant one selects. 0-100 timing figure ranges between 4-6 seconds for the standard variant whereas the performance variant does that in over 3 seconds. We are keen to see which variants will be hitting our dealerships.
The RHD (Right Hand Drive) units which will be coming to India will be manufactured in China plant. However, The Tesla Model 3 will hit Indian shores by 2021 end as CBU unit rather than CKD meaning that the prices are going to elevate a little high. Tesla will begin dealerships only in the Metro Cities. Once launched, will rival the likes of Volvo s60, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3-series etc.