Tesla owner, Elon Musk, has launched the Tesla Model X SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) recently in California. Musk hopes that the Model X will perform as well the Model S within the SUV market, with brand new features. The idea is Model X as a next generation car. The arrival of the Tesla Model X has brought a paradigm shift to Tesla. This shift may ensure the smooth transition of Tesla from being an electric car pioneer, to a company that now challenges the SUV market globally.
This car is intended to appeal to families, with a utility SUV design that encompasses strong safety features. These safety features include an active anti-collision technology, 7 seats, and world-class interior space design. However, the most interesting feature of the SUV-- are the rear doors, which have been designed to open up like a falcon wing. This new model goes from 0 to 60 in just 3.2 seconds.
Most SUV are high riding, but not the Tesla Model X. It is an all-wheel-drive that runs on electric and it counters the usual beliefs that SUV cars must be high-riding, with a revolutionary new low center of gravity. Other features include (get this)-- a defense against bioweapons button.
According to Musk, the Tesla Model X has made a point of proving that any type of car be elctric. Musk is confident that the Model X could double its sales volume globally. Currently, Tesla is on course to produce 55,000 Tesla Model X's for sale in 2015. The sales volume will definitely increase following the arrival of the Tesla Model 3, in 2017. The price has yet to be set. However, the predicted price for the Tesla Model X is projected be similar to the Model S, falling into the $50,000 to $90,000 range.