According to a recent report, Tesla's entry-level sedan will be called the Model E.

Autovisie says the car will be introduced in approximately 18 months and have styling that is heavily influenced by the Model S. Despite its smaller dimensions and presumably smaller battery, the Model E will  have a range of roughly 320 km (199 miles). For comparison, the entry-level Model S has an "EPA 5-Cycle Certified Range" of 335 km (208 miles).

Previous reports have indicated the entry-level sedan could spawn a crossover that will compete with the BMW X1 and Audi Q3. The model could be launched in 2017 and feature gullwing doors like the Model X.

If everything pans out, the Model E could cost approximately $35,000 (€25,355 / £21,630).


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