Tesla to Launch its Model 3 Car in India This Year 2021
Last Updated on February 13, 2021 by
The model 3 car will be launched by Tesla in around the first half of 2021. Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has confirmed to the news as well. The bookings for the car had already begun a few years back. Several maestros from the corporate sector, such as PayTm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma have booked the car after paying a huge sum of $1000. The bookings have currently taken a halt. However, it is expected that bookings will begin once again from the first half of 2021 only. Apparently, Model 3 is one of the most affordable cars from Tesla, which is supposed to be around 55-60 lakh rupees.
When Tesla Model 3 will be Launched?
Tesla is supposed to be launching Model 3 in India soon as an entirely built unit (CBU) initially, with the completely knocked down (CKD) kit route. Once the cars are sold correctly in this country, it can be guessed that the price of the vehicle will drop down to 30 lakhs. The car is owned by business people such as the Ambanis and the Ruias, along with celebrities such as Ritesh Deshmukh and Pooja Batra.
Model 3, which is available in the United States, comes with a range of powertrains. Kerb weights around 1,611 kilograms for the base trim to 1..847 kilograms from the top-end trim. The Tesla Model 3 base trim is powered by an electric motor which has 283 Bhp of A peak power and 450 Nm of peak torque. The base variant of the Model 3 has the power to get accelerated up to 100 Kph around 5.5 seconds while the top speed is around 210 Kph. The expected range per charge is nearly around 350 kilometers.
The top-end trim of the Tesla Model 3 is comparatively way more powerful and contains a standard all-wheel-drive layout. The top-end Model 3 has 450 Bhp of peak power and 639 Nm of peak torque, which has the power to accelerate up to 100 Kph from standstill in 3.1 seconds and has the power to hit a top speed of 261 Kmph. The battery range is around 500 kilometers. The Model 3’s battery takes time of about 6-6.5 hours to get fully charged, while with the fast charger, the power of the batteries can be restored up to 80 % capacity in 30 minutes.