Tesla Model Y is an all-electric four-door compact SUV that many people look forward to. It is based on the Model 3 platform. Cars have similar transmission, battery and electric motor. Tesla Model Y is the second car after Model 3, built on the platform of the third generation Tesla. It aims to reduce entry prices for electric vehicles, but not to reduce range and performance.
Like any Tesla, the Model Y is designed to be the safest vehicle in its class. A low center of gravity, a stiff body structure and large crumple zones provide unprecedented protection.
All new Tesla cars are available as standard with emergency braking and collision warning, as well as dead-zone control. The Model Y will be able to full self-drive, providing automatic driving on city streets and highways, if permitted by the country's regulatory authorities, as well as the ability to find you anywhere in the parking lot.
On January 9, 2020, Model Y received CARB certification, and on January 15, 2020, VIN Model Y was officially registered on the VIN NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) decoder website.
Recently, in US, people are increasingly likely to meet Model Y. Some of them were lucky enough to talk with drivers who test cars and even inspect the car interior.
Model Y sighting second day in a row. Got to talk and see the entire inside (no pics by request). Car will be in Jay Leno show soon! Amazing layout/ storage space & seating. Got to sit in it. @Model3Owners @Teslarati @ElectrekCo @TeslaPodcast @thirdrowtesla @ModelYNews pic.twitter.com/2euhELzxg0— Michael Hughes (@mickthughes) January 19, 2020
Previously, this model could only be seen on US roads, but today it has changed. Tesla Model Y was first spotted in Toronto, Canada.
User Reddit, u/kushari, shared a video where we can clearly see Model Y moving along Toronto Street.
Perhaps Tesla decided to test Model Y in the cold and on broken Canadian roads. Given that the company makes a big bet on the sale of its new model, which will very soon begin to be delivered to its owners, it is very reasonable to test it in different weather conditions and on different road surfaces. Canadian roads are not an example of good roads, so this test could help the Californian automaker improve the Model Y.
u/kushari also suggested that the car could be in Canada to participate in the Toronto Auto Show 2020, which will be held from February 14 to 23. In any case, the fact that the Model Y can be seen even outside the United States is certainly an excellent signal.
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