Confirmed! The cheapest Tesla will be a little brother of the Model 3, ‘made in China’ and that will be sold around the world

Rumors that Elon Musk dropped during the last battery day: there will be a $ 25,000 Tesla that could embody the expected Tesla Model 2 (named so unofficially, although they have also called it ‘Tesla Model C‘).

This has been confirmed by the president of Tesla in China, Tom Zhu, during a interview with Xinhua Net: The smallest and cheapest Tesla will be designed in China, at a research center in the Shanghai Gigafactory.

Made in China for the whole world

Tesla Shanghai

Zhu has confirmed that Tesla’s electric compact will be made in China and sold around the world. The objective is that its price starts at $ 25,000 (about 20,600 euros), but obviously it will vary according to the market and equipment.

The design phase will take place in a new R&D center that the company is setting up at the Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai, where the Model 3 and the Model Y.

Early 2020 Tesla published the enigmatic sketch -the same one that heads this news- of a hatchback compacto which would be the car with the most contained dimensions of the brand, standing below the 4.69 meters in length of the Model 3.

At the moment the technical data regarding autonomy is unknown, but as Elon Musk anticipated in September, the little brother of the Model 3 will not arrive until 2023 As minimum.

The businessman also announced at that time that the electric compact will have lithium ferrophosphate batteries CATL, the same ones used in the Model 3.

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