Top Gear visited the Tesla factory, drove a Model 3, checked at a supercharging station and saw the Model Y.
Apart from the Model Y, Tesla has also increased pricing across its inventory by three per cent.
Even though the new program is most cost efficient for the automaker, Tesla owners still get a chance to win a Roadster.
Deliveries of the Tesla Model Y will start next year with prices topping $70,000.
Tesla analysts and investors feel the Model Y is underwhelming and may steal sales from the Model 3.
The top-spec Tesla Model Y Dual Motor Performance can accelerate to 60 mph in 3.5s.
The Tesla Model Y will hit the market in 2020 in a number of configurations.
The Tesla Model Y will have familiar looks and premiere at 8pm PDT tonight.
The compact lectric crossover will use Model 3 underpinnings, and production should commence next year.
The Tesla Model Y will share 75 per cent of its parts with the Model 3 sedan.
The Model Y will be about 10 per cent larger as well as more expensive than the Model 3.
At full capacity, Tesla’s Gigafactory 3 will build up to 500,000 vehicles annually.