Led by Elon Musk, Tesla is ready to enter the Indian markets in the New Year 2021. This has been confirmed by a statement given by Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, stating Tesla’s plan to “start operations” in India in early 2021.
He further added that the company will start sales only as a part of its operations in India, and later consider moving on to establishing any assembly and manufacturing plants. This shall depend on the response the cars get from the Indian market.
Tesla Model 3 Expected Price in India
As a part of Tesla entering India, the Tesla Model 3 sedan is expected to be priced at about ₹55-60 lakh. Tesla booking in India may resume from next month.
The Tesla Model 3 is the entry level compact electric sedan that comes below the larger Model S. The smaller Tesla four-door has a unique design and a traditional trunk instead of the hatch seen in the Model S.
To add-on in this model is an over the air software update that has been dubbed Version 10.0. It adds Tesla Theater, creating access to Netflix, Hulu+Live, YouTube, and Hulu in the vehicle. There is also a karaoke feature, Spotify Premium access, video games, and a Sentry mode to store video clips on a USB drive.
The Software Version 10.0 also adds an enhanced Smart Summon with Enhanced Autopilot. This enables the car to navigate a parking lot and arrive at their owners location, provided the vehicle is within line of sight.
This semi-autonomous driver assistance tech does more than its competitors and also makes minute corrections on a clearly marked road.
Further, the models add superb handling with the help of sticky tires, powerful brakes, and a low center of gravity thanks to its batteries being mounted under the passenger compartment.
Performance and fuel economy
The 2020 Tesla Model 3 comes in five variants, namely Standard, Plus, Mid-Range, and Long-Range. These are available in rear-wheel drive configuration. All-wheel drive is only available on the dual-motor long-range and performance variants.
Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving system called Autopilot comes standard with the Tesla Model 3. It is basically an enhanced adaptive cruise control that works with systems like lane keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring and steering assist, helping keep the vehicle centered on the lane and take turns. Automatic emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, forward collision warning, and pedestrian detection are standard on the 2020 Tesla Model 3.
A 15.0-inch touchscreen is the centerpiece of the 2020 Tesla Model 3′ interior because it shows everything from infotainment and navigation plus the speed and trip computer. A 14-speaker audio system comes with the premium interior option.
The Tesla car price in India 2021 is among the most affordable rates by Tesla till date. What was first rolled out in 2017 has emerged as the world’s best selling all-electric car. Tesla is expected to import the vehicles as completely built units, and can be charged in 15 minutes. The Model 3 offers up to 500 km of range and a top speed of 162 mph.