Posted in Technology NewsClients can already place an order for the Tesla Mannequin Y, a mid-sized crossover SUV that gained’t go into manufacturing till 2020. Tesla requires a $2,500 deposit to finish the order for the all-electric car, in line with info posted on its web site. A disclaimer on the order kind states that “manufacturing is predicted to start late subsequent yr.” Below that timeline, deliveries wouldn’t start till late 2020 or presumably early 2021. There are different clues on the order web page, together with that the seven-seat inside gained’t be accessible till 2021. The Mannequin Y will come normal as a 5 seater. Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the Mannequin Y on Thursday night time on the Tesla Design Studio in Los Angeles. Throughout the presentation, Musk didn’t point out that clients might order the Mannequin Y. That’s a departure from earlier occasions, notably the Mannequin three reveal in March 2016, which prompted hundreds of individuals to place down $1,000 deposits. The Mannequin Y bears a placing resemblance to Mannequin three, and for good cause. The Mannequin Y shares about 75 % of the identical components because the Mannequin three. The car, which is able to are available a normal, lengthy vary, dual-motor all-wheel and efficiency variants, is bigger than the Mannequin three, permitting it to accommodate seven folks (for many who decide to pay the $three,000 up cost). The order web page of the Mannequin Y exhibits that it comes normal as a 5-seater. To get the 7-seater configuration, clients need to pay an extra $three,000. The Mannequin Y additionally sits larger than the Mannequin three, a distinction that's extra apparent when you’re sitting inside. One of the vital distinguishing variations is the Mannequin Y has a panoramic roof. The usual vary model will begin $39,000 and have 230 mile vary. Nevertheless, Tesla will first produce the efficiency, dual-motor and lengthy vary variations. Clients who need the usual vary model of the Mannequin Y must wait till at the very least spring 2021. The efficiency and twin motor variants will be capable to journey 280 miles on a single cost, whereas the long-range model will, because it sounds, have the longest vary at 300 miles. All the variants are designed to have the identical type of efficiency as its smaller sibling. The efficiency model of the Mannequin Y will be capable to journey from zero to 60 miles per hour in three.5 seconds and attain a high velocity of 150 mph. However that type of efficiency comes at the next worth. The efficiency model will begin at $60,000. The twin motor variant will begin at $51,000 and the bottom worth of the long-range model might be $47,000.