Model X, Tesla’s latest electric SUV, will go into production in November, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced.
The electric vehicle, which is expected to go on the market sometime next year, will offer a range of around 200 miles, which means it could be a “very significant competitor to the Mercedes-Benz CLA” as well as a contender for buyers in the luxury segment.
Read moreTesla announced the Model X sedan in September, and it was unveiled on Tuesday at its factory in Fremont, California.
It has a base price of $62,500 and is available in both sedan and SUV versions.
“This is a tremendous milestone in the evolution of the Model S and Model X,” Musk wrote on Instagram.
“We’re very excited to have the opportunity to bring them to market as soon as possible.
The Model X is the most technologically advanced SUV ever built, and is a true game-changer in the SUV market.”
Read more Tesla CEO: ‘Tesla is the fastest growing company in the world’While it is the largest electric car maker in the U.S., it has struggled with its brand since it launched the Model Y in 2016.
In September, the company was forced to halt deliveries of its Model X crossover SUV due to high recalls and recalls of other vehicles.