Tesla

Tesla, Inc. is an American multinational automotive and clean energy company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Tesla was incorporated in July 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning as Tesla Motors. Tesla began production of its first car model, the Roadster sports car, in 2008. This was followed by the Model S sedan in 2012, the Model X SUV in 2015, the Model 3 sedan in 2017, the Model Y crossover in 2020, and the Tesla Semi truck in 2022. The company plans production of the Cybertruck light-duty pickup truck in 2023. The Model 3 is the all-time bestselling plug-in electric car worldwide, and in June 2021 became the first electric car to sell 1 million units globally. Tesla's 2022 deliveries were around 1.31 million vehicles, a 40% increase over the previous year, and cumulative sales totaled 4 million cars as of April 2023.

Tesla Roadster (first generation) The original Tesla Roadster was a two-seater sports car, that evolved from the Lotus Elise chassis. It was produced from 2008 to 2012. The Roadster was the first highway-legal serial production electric car to use lithium-ion battery cells and the first production all-electric car to travel more than 200 miles (320 km) per charge.

Tesla Roadster (second generation) On November 16, 2017, Tesla unveiled the second generation Roadster with a purported range of 620 miles (1,000 km) with a 200 kilowatt-hours (720 MJ) battery pack that would achieve 0–60 miles per hour (0–97 km/h) in 1.9 seconds; and 0–100 mph (0–161 km/h) in 4.2 seconds, and a top speed over 250 mph (400 km/h). A "SpaceX Package" would include cold-gas thrusters. The vehicle would have three electric motors, allowing all-wheel drive and torque vectoring during cornering. The base price was set at $200,000. Musk has said that the Roadster should ship in 2024.

The Tesla Model 3 is a mid-size car with a fastback body style and either a dual-motor, all-wheel drive layout or a rear-motor, rear-wheel drive layout. The vehicle was designed to be more affordable than the luxury Model S sedan. A prototype Model 3 was first shown in 2016 and within a week the company received over 325,000 paid reservations. Deliveries started in July 2017. The Model 3 ranked as the world's bestselling electric car from 2018 to 2021, and cumulative sales passed 1 million in June 2021. The vehicle saw one major design refresh in September 2023 which revised the exterior and interior.

The Tesla Model S is a full-size luxury car with a liftback body style and a dual motor, all-wheel drive layout. Development of the Model S began prior to 2007 and deliveries started in June 2012. The Model S has seen two major design refreshes, first in April 2016 which introduced a new front-end design, and again in June 2021 which revised the interior.

The Tesla Model X is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV offered in 5-, 6- and 7-passenger configurations with either a dual- or tri-motor, all-wheel drive layout. The rear passenger doors open vertically with an articulating "falcon-wing" design. A prototype Model X was first shown in February 2012 and deliveries started in September 2015. The Model X shares around 30 percent of its content with the Model S. The vehicle has seen one major design refresh in June 2021 which revised the interior.

The Tesla Model Y is a mid-size crossover SUV offered in 5- and 7-passenger configurations with a dual-motor, all-wheel drive layout. The vehicle was designed to be more affordable than the luxury Model X SUV. A prototype Model Y was first shown in March 2019, and deliveries started in March 2020. The Model Y shared around 75 percent of its content with the Model 3. In the first quarter of 2023, the Model Y outsold the Toyota Corolla to become the world's best-selling car, the first ever electric vehicle to claim the title.

The Tesla Cybertruck is a pickup truck unveiled on November 21, 2019. The truck's novel design made of flat sheets of unpainted stainless steel and bulletproof glass windows earned a mixed reception. As of February 2023, Musk has stated that deliveries are planned to begin by the end of Q3 2023.

The Tesla Semi Class 8 semi-truck by Tesla, Inc. with a tri-motor, rear-wheel drive layout. Tesla claims that the Semi has approximately three times the power of a typical diesel semi-truck, with a range of 500 miles (800 km). Two prototype trucks were first shown in November 2017 and initial deliveries were made to PepsiCo on December 1, 2022. As of July 2023, the truck remains in pilot production, and Tesla does not expect the truck to enter volume production before 2024, due to limited availability of the required 4680 battery cells.

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Tesla Model 3 PriceRM 189,000 - 218,000
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Tesla Model Y PriceRM 199,000 - 288,000
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If you’ve been wanting to get up close and personal with Tesla electric vehicles (EVs), head over to IOI City Mall right now. Happening from 20- to 26-February 2024, visitors are able to view the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y. One of the highlights of the event is the exhibit showcasing the body structure of the Model 3. Attendees can delve into the intricacies of Tesla's design philosophy, which underpins the car's 5-star safety ratings. The Tesla Model 3 has a body structure crafted from a blend o
In a bid to further enhance its charging infrastructure for owners, Tesla Malaysia has announced the opening of its newest Supercharging station at Pavilion Bukit Jalil, joining Pavilion KL and Sunway Pyramid amongst other notable locations in the Klang Valley. The Pavilion Bukit Jalil Supercharging station is a significant addition to Tesla's network, boasting 6 Superchargers (250 kW, DC) and 2 Destination Chargers (AC). With this latest addition, Malaysia now hosts a total of 30 Superchargers
In a move aimed at fostering customer engagement and promoting the adoption of sustainable energy solutions, Tesla has launched the "Refer and Earn" referral program in Malaysia. Participation in the program offers customers the opportunity to earn exclusive benefits by referring first-time customers to order Tesla products or by making qualifying Tesla product purchases through their Tesla Account. Key Benefits Include: Referral Credits: Customers earn 5,000 Credits when individuals use their r
For the first time in years, the world’s best-selling car is not wearing a Toyota badge, at least based on preliminary data from JATO Dynamics. According to the automotive industry analysts, it is the Tesla Model Y that looks set to become the best-selling car in the world in 2023. Between January and December 2023, around 1.23 million Model Ys have been sold across the world, a 64% increase compared to 2022. Tesla’s entry electric crossover model is placed in numerous top ten sales in Europe an
Tesla need not worry too much about BYD, but everyone else should be gripped by panic, says author and Asia-focused automotive industry consultant Michael Dunne, of Dunne Insights. Dunne is the former managing director of J.D. Power China and author of the book ‘American Wheels, Chinese Roads,’ which chronicled GM’s entry into China. It’s considered the best English-language book explaining the inner workings of China’s 2000s era automotive industry. In his latest newsletter, Dunne explained tha
If you have a budget of around RM 200k for an EV, the current de facto choice would be a Tesla. But which one, the Tesla Model 3 or Model Y? The sleeker sedan or its slightly larger sibling, the SUV? In this comparison, we'll delve into the key aspects of both models to help you decide based on your preferences and needs. Which is more affordable? When it comes to affordability, the Model 3 has the edge. With a starting price of RM 189,000 for the Standard Range RWD, it’s a tad cheaper than the

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Tesla Car FAQs in Malaysia

How much is a Tesla car in Malaysia?

The cheapest Tesla car price is the Tesla Model 3 RM 189,000 and the highest price is the Tesla Model Y RM 288,000

How many models does Tesla have?

Tesla has 4 models and 5 variants for you to choose from.

Does Tesla have an SUV model?

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