Tesla Korea officially launched the midsize electric SUV’Model Y’in Korea.
Tesla Model Y is a mid-sized electric SUV that boasts the safest and fastest speed and performance compared to its class, and in Korea, it offers a total of three trims, from the standard range trim, the standard range trim, to the long range and performance trim.
Model Y’s range of up to 511 km is the industry’s highest, with a time from standstill to 100 km/h in just 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h.
The interior of the Model Y provides access to all the vehicle’s features from a 15-inch touchscreen, the elevated seats and lower dashboards provide wider road visibility ahead, and the extended all-glass roof provides complete skyview and openness.
It also has the best loading space among SUVs in its class. You can configure a 5-seater or 7-seater seat, and the 7-seater option will be released later in Korea.
The safety is also excellent. Model Y recorded the lowest rollover probability of 7.9% of all SUVs tested by NHTSA, and obtained a 5-star safety rating in all categories and subcategories of the 2021 Vehicle Safety Test conducted by NHTSA. I did.
The sales price for each trim of the Model Y ranges from KRW 599,000 for the standard range, KRW 6999 million for the long range, and KRW 7999 million for the performance, and can be ordered online through the Tesla website.
Meanwhile, Tesla Korea is constantly striving to expand its own charging and service infrastructure. Supercharger stations are scheduled to be installed in 27 locations across the country within the year, and in the first half of the year, we are preparing to release the CCS1 charging adapter that can be used at public fast charging stations.
In the case of service centers, up to 8 service centers are planned to be expanded nationwide in the first half of this year, including Seongsu, Daegu, Gwangju, and Jeju. Among these, Tesla Center, which combines a store and service center, will be opened in some areas, including Daegu.