The Tesla Mannequin Y made its Malaysian debut final month, and since then, there was no scarcity of curiosity within the all-electric SUV, with droves of individuals going to the show at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur (and at EVx 2023) to verify the EV out. Gauging from that seen on social media posts, there have additionally been loads of bookings for the automotive, of which first deliveries are set to start right here early subsequent yr.
To recap, the Tesla Mannequin Y is out there right here in three specification types, these being a base Commonplace Vary RWD, which fits for RM199,000; a mid-spec Lengthy Vary AWD, priced at RM246,000; and a range-topping Efficiency AWD, which retails for RM288,000.
The SR RWD, which types the premise of our evaluate, incorporates a single rear motor, which will get the automotive from zero to 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds, on to a high velocity of 217 km/h. An LFP battery provides the RWD a most vary of 455 km (WLTP cycle). As commonplace, it comes with 19-inch Gemini rims, however 20-inch Induction wheels can be found as a RM10,000 possibility.
Inside, it – like the opposite two variants – characteristic black vegan leather-based upholstery (which is upgradable to black and white for RM5,000), a panoramic glass roof with UV and infrared safety, a 15-inch central touchscreen show, a twin wi-fi charger and 4 USB Sort-C ports. Different commonplace match gadgets embody a 13-speaker premium audio system with a subwoofer and two amplifiers and power-adjustable entrance seats.
Our man Hafriz Shah had a fast go along with the Tesla Mannequin Y SR RWD in Malaysia, and also you’ll discover that he has fairly a bit to say concerning the automotive, from noting that the suspension is softer and extra comfy than earlier Mannequin Ys, to the efficiency of the fundamental AutoPilot (commonplace with base automotive), which he says is already ok for full L2 and higher than many different choices.
He additionally says that the glass roof is fairly usable with out extra tint or aftermarket sunshade, and the anorak additionally notes that the present Mannequin Y has a rear parcel shelf, one thing not discovered on older variations. However let’s not spoil all of the enjoyable – watch the video to seek out out what he thinks concerning the Tesla Mannequin Y.
GALLERY: 2023 Tesla Mannequin Y Commonplace Vary RWD
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