27 Oct '14, 5pm

Tesla Model III Design Could Include SUV And Wagon Versions

Tesla Model III Design Could Include SUV And Wagon Versions

Elon Musk has time and again set his sights on BMW 3 series as the benchmark for the Model III (formerly called the Model E ), promising a $35,000 price point and 200 miles of driving range per charge. But in order to really compete with the class-leading Bimmer, the Model III will have to come in more than just sedan flavors; one of the easier and more obvious choices would be a two-door coupe model, and British-born Tesla’s VP of engineering Chris Porritt says that the door is wide open to any of a number of ideas to broaden the appeal of the Model III. Tesla is doing something similar with the Model X SUV, which shares the same chassis as the Model S sedan, but a station wagon has only been imagined by concept artists so far

Full article: http://gas2.org/2014/10/27/tesla-model-iii-design-include...

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