The Tesla’s Semi will be available to the users at a hefty price of $150000 for the variant capable of 500 miles of range. All the vendors and manufacturers interested in the electric vehicle must pre-order the vehicle with a base reservation fee (initial payment) of around $20000. If the users require a “Founders Series”, the lump sum price would rise up to $200000. This high-tech and way ahead of its time vehicles will be produced in the first batch of 1000 Semis by Tesla.
Though Tesla’s cars are not considered to be competitive when compared with other sedan cars due to the element of innovation regarding electric cars and also the automation that is way beyond the realms of other car manufacturers. This Semi truck has been incredibly competitive when compared with Toyota’s or other diesel trucks. Basic functioning trucks cost around $100000 so Tesla’s truck is relatively modernized and much more energy efficient. Tesla has claimed that truck owners would save around $200000 over the life of truck if Tesla’s Semis are purchased and used. The cost saving is based on minimized fuel consumption expenditure by Tesla’s heavy vehicle as compared to other conventional delivery trucks.
Tesla, at the launch event of this vehicle, also elucidated that the truck is capable of reaching from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 20 seconds with a luggage weight of around 80000lb. The truck can speed up to 65 mph carrying the same amount of weight which gives it a competitive edge against all other road vehicles that are considered to be the part of large vehicles. The Semi also enable drivers to work under safety and health measures which include the effective functionalities of autopilot features, and break-resistance glass.
The above-mentioned prices are base prices so an addition of an extra feature or specification from Tesla would cost extra amount. The vehicles will be commercially available in the first half of 2019. These Semis are expected to revolutionize the vehicle industry particularly targeting the vehicles that are driven on roads for carrying humungous production stuff from one place to another. Elon Musk’s vision for the world will definitely bring a novelty factor to every pertinent industry, be it the space shuttle projects or the dream of a sustainable future on the Earth and Mars. Fuel-efficient cars are not just the necessity of time, but also the only way, we can ensure a safe and sound environment for our future generations without the fear of living in a surrounding poisoned by climatic changes elements.