At least six Tesla Model Y units have arrived and been spotted in Australia, four of which landed in Melbourne on Thursday following a truck according to The Driven.
The Model Y units were spotted across two trucks carrying the electric SUVs by Carloop’s Riz Akhtar, which had arrived in Melbourne and were likely part of this quarter’s only Shanghai exporting round.
The news comes after many thought the vehicle would launch in 2021, though it did not.
In a statement, Akhtar said, “All cars were in “Transport” mode (and) seem to be different from those first spotted on a freeway.” Akhtar added, “The acceleration observed once unloaded off the truck clearly showed the Performance model’s oomph over the LFP based RWD ones.”
Photo: The Driven / Riz Akhtar
Akhtar was able to confirm that the shipment included two Performance and two rear-wheel-drive models, as well as the vehicles including an AU sticker.
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