Tesla has formally launched its all-new electrical sports activities utility automobile (SUV), Mannequin Y, in Malaysia right this moment, priced from RM199,000 to RM288,000.
Mannequin Y is the most recent and most reasonably priced electrical SUV supplied by Tesla and has been designed and constructed as Tesla’s first mass-market SUV, marking a big milestone within the firm’s mission to speed up the world’s transition to sustainable vitality.
Supply for Malaysian prospects will start in early 2024.
Tesla regional director Isabel Fan stated that the corporate has begun with low-volume manufacturing to show the safety and viability of electrical automobiles in comparison with conventional inner combustion engine automobiles.
“The income generated allowed us to supply extra reasonably priced automobiles and finally increase into the mass-market high-volume manufacturing.
“Tesla has established quite a few factories worldwide, together with in Texas, Berlin, Shanghai, Fremont, and Mexico, with an annual manufacturing capability exceeding two million automobiles,” she stated on the official launch of the brand new mannequin right here, right this moment.
She stated that Tesla can be the world’s largest fast-charging community supplier, with roughly 5,000 supercharging stations, together with about 2,000 stations within the Asia-Pacific area.
“The primary indoor supercharger station, consisting of eight charging factors, has been constructed within the basement of Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. Nonetheless, it’s awaiting the licence approval earlier than it may be commissioned and absolutely utilised,” she stated.
In the meantime, in a press release, Tesla stated, like each Tesla automobile, Mannequin Y combines vary, efficiency, security, and know-how. Being a mid-size SUV, it affords 2.1 cubic metres of cargo house, offering versatile seating and storage for as much as 5 passengers with their belongings.
“Mannequin Y will start supply to Malaysian prospects in early 2024. Tesla is dedicated and excited to serving to drive a zero-emission and greener future for Malaysia, it stated.
In step with Malaysia’s aim to advertise low-carbon mobility and supporting the electrical automobile (EV) business, Tesla prospects will get pleasure from full import and excise duties exemption for newly registered zero-emission Tesla electrical automobiles.
Clients can profit from 100 per cent street tax exemption and particular person earnings tax reduction of as much as RM2,500 on bills associated to EV charging services for the evaluation yr of 2023.
The SUV comes with a selection of colors together with pearl white, strong black, midnight silver, deep blue, and crimson, the value vary is ready between RM199,000 and RM288,000. It has been accessible for reserving since July 14, 2023. – BERNAMA