India Gets Its First Ever Tesla Model X Electric SUV

The highly-awaited Elon Musk’s famed Tesla Model X electric SUV has unofficially marked its presence in India for the first time. The company is yet to draw plans for its official entry in the India launch. Going by the pictures that have been emerged on the internet, India has received its first ever Tesla Model X SUV from the US. The all-electric is one of the most tech-friendly cars and with a seven-person seating facility (optional). Coming to the most interesting part that is performance, the Model X is capable of hitting 0 to 100 kmph in a blistering fast 2.9 seconds on the P100D.

The Tesla Model X is produced at the automaker’s facility in Fremont in the US. The SUV shares its underpinnings with the Model S, while also sharing a similar design and styling. Another interesting highlight of the Tesla Model X is fancy Falcon doors that open and close in a vertical manner. The interiors of the Tesla Model X is derived from the sedan and the and the SUV boats of the cabin which offer a good amount of space for all the 7 passengers.

Power on the Tesla Model X comes from two electric motors-one at each axle.The one that drives the front wheels is rated at 259 PS on both the front and rear motors, while the rear-mounted unit delivers 503 PS. The combined torque output stands at a whopping 967 Nm. The P75D trim has power restricted and can hit 0-100 kmph in 4.9 seconds.

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The Model X P100D, on the other hand, does the same in 4.7 seconds. The car has a top speed is electronically limited to 250 kmph. Tesla claims a driving range of 474 km in a single charge with sedate driving. The model imported though is reportedly the P75D with a range of 381 km.

In addition, the Tesla Model X is loaded with a host of tech including touch-screen systems, Bluetooth wireless technology and more. The car also comes with regular over-the-air updates, LED headlights with cornering lights, electric All-Wheel Drive, air suspension with GPS, and dual trunks. The Tesla model X also comes with advanced features including the Autopilot, semi-autonomous driving system, varying ride height a high-end music system, bio weapon-proof cabin and so on.

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Prices for the Tesla Model X start at $73,800, internationally and reaches up till $1,28,300 (around ₹ 48 lakh to ₹ 83 lakh) depending on the variant. The model arrived in India is a CBU (Completely Built Unit) and is expected to be priced well over ₹ 1 crore after taxes.

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