Tesla Semi Truck’s booking amount is hiked by $5,000; the electric truck is priced from $150,000 (Rs. 97.10 lakh)
Tesla unveiled its Semi truck just a few days ago and it garnered pretty good attention from all around the world. The truck comes priced at $150,000 (Rs. 97.10 lakh). Initially, the American auto major announced booking amount for the electric vehicle is $15,000, but now it has increased the amount by $5,000, leading it to $20,000.
Tesla Semi Truck comes in two different variants depending on running range capability. The lower variant that is priced at $150,000 is capable of running 482 kilometre without any recharge. On the other hand, the top variant is capable of running 804 kilometre on a fully charged battery and it is priced at $180,000. As the auto manufacturer claims, the electric truck is capable of accelerating to 96 kmph from standstill position in just 5 seconds, but that’s without any trailer.
Apart from the fully electric zero emission powertrain consisting four electric motors sending power to each wheel, Enhanced Autopilot is another feature that comes as an interesting feature of the truck. This Enhanced Autopilot system is a driver assistive technology that comes as an advanced version of the current Autopilot available in existing Tesla EVs.
Apart from the Semi truck, Tesla also unveiled its new Roadster model at the same event. This car is capable of reaching a top speed of 400 kmph, which makes it simply amazing. Tesla also claims, this car is capable of running around 1,000 kilometre on a single charge and this four-door sports coupe would be able to accelerate 0-96 kmph in just 1.9 seconds.
However don’t expect the Tesla Roadster to be available before the end of this decade. Apart from these two EVs, Tesla also teased an electric powered pickup truck at the same event that looks like a monster pickup truck, which is capable of carrying another vehicle at its cargo deck.