In a recent flyover of Gigafactory Shanghai posted to YouTube, long-time follower of the project’s progress Wu Wa showcased Tesla’s new in-house road testing site for for the Model Y which, in a very Tesla-esque Easter egg, is shaped like the alphabet Y.
We get a good look at the test site in action, with multiple Tesla units being tested. The test site also contains turns and two strips of the road with speed bumps (and other obstacles) for accurate and comprehensive road testing.
While the site has been designed to test the Model Y, we can also see a few Model 3 units making their way through the course.
Gigafactory 3 certainly has a problem with parking space at the moment, judging by how many Model 3 units can be spotted cooped up at the end of the road test site.
Trenching and grading work can be seen being done right next to the Y-shaped road test site throughout the video. This patch of land is likely being worked on to build field camps and, more importantly, parking lots for the site as part of its ongoing expansion.
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