The Tesla Mannequin 3 facelift, additionally dubbed Highland was launched in Malaysia final week, alongside the opening of the primary Tesla Expertise Centre in Malaysia in Pavilion Damansara Heights.
The Mannequin 3 is obtainable in Malaysia in two variants, the Customary Vary rear-wheel-drive priced from RM189,000, and the Lengthy Vary all-wheel-drive priced from RM218,000. It’s the latter now we have photographed right here on this reside picture gallery.
Right here, the Mannequin 3 Lengthy Vary AWD will get a dual-motor powertrain in addition to a bigger capability battery, enabling a WLTP-rated vary of 629 km, in comparison with the 513 km vary (WLTP) for the Customary Vary variant. The Lengthy Vary AWD will also be recharged at the next DC charge of as much as 250 kW, whereas the Customary Vary takes DC charging at as much as 170 kW.
Each variations of the facelifted Mannequin 3 attain a prime pace of 201 km/h, although it’s the Lengthy Vary AWD that does the faster 0-100 km/h dash at 4.4 seconds; the Customary Vary RWD manages the acceleration benchmark in 6.1 seconds.
As proven right here, the facelift brings styling modifications with slimmer headlamps, extra distinguished LED DRLs in addition to new hind lights and rear bumper. The Pearl White multi-coat paint end seen here’s a customary providing, although extra can be found; Strong Black or Deep Blue Metallic are RM5,000 value choices, as are Stealth Gray (RM7,500) and Extremely Purple (RM11,000).
This instance of the Mannequin 3 facelift is outfitted with 19-inch alloy wheels, shod in tyres measuring 235/40R19. Inside, the Mannequin 3 will get a black inside as customary, although patrons can specify a white inside for RM5,000 extra. Seats are ventilated models on this Highland facelift.
A brand new steering wheel homes the indicator sign controls instead of typical stalks, whereas the transmission is now managed through the touchscreen; a bodily set of drugs selector buttons on the entrance of the ceiling function backup controls. The primary touchscreen itself is now brighter and quicker responding, whereas the rear occupants now get an eight-inch unit at the back of the centre console.
When it comes to audio, the Mannequin 3 Lengthy Vary AWD will get a 17s-speaker setup with twin amplifiers and twin subwoofers, which is up from the 14-speaker depend on the pre-facelift. The facelifted Customary Vary RWD will get a nine-speaker, single-amplifier sound system.
For driver aids, all variations of the Mannequin 3 include Autopilot as customary, although this may be upgraded to Enhanced Autopilot for RM16,000, or the Full Self-Driving set for RM32,000.
Preliminary deliveries of the Tesla Mannequin 3 Highland facelift are scheduled to begin earlier than the top of the 12 months; take a look at our reside picture gallery right here to see the EV in higher element.
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