According to reports from Chinese media, the Gigafactory Shanghai is expected to assemble the next low-cost Tesla as early as 2022.
During Battery Day in November 2020, Elon Musk gave valuable information about his future batteries but also revealed the arrival of a Tesla electric car at $ 25,000 in 2023. A low-cost Tesla that could arrive even faster than expected . According to Sina, the production of this hypothetical “Model C” will take place in the Gigafactory in Shanghai. The Chinese site recovered an administrative document approving the new car in November 2020. After the Model 3 and the Model Y, this third Tesla “made in China” would arrive in 2022. It would share its technical base with the Model 3, but will have ‘a compact style.
The estimated price of this future electric vehicle is between 160,000 and 200,000 yuan. At the current price, the future Tesla would therefore be negotiated between 24,700 and 30,900 dollars, or 20,000 to 25,000 €.