Years ago, specifically in 2018, Elon Musk announced that Tesla will expand the range of current models with a vehicle designed for the city, designing around the dimensions of an adult person. This model would occupy a lower-than-expected $ 25,000 Tesla market segment, which is being developed at the design and development center built alongside Giga Shanghai in China.
Also known as Baby-Tesla it’s a completely different concept. In fact, Elon Musk himself was in charge of making it known through a tweet, where he confirmed that the company was working on that vehicle, although little or nothing has been known about the development of this program since the announcement.
The announcement of this «mini-car“As Musk himself called it, it was made after a year of the start of the Model 3 production, and long before (two years) that the $ 25,000 Tesla.
$ 25,000 Tesla and Baby Tesla
When 2021 is about to end, what is known for sure is that the $ 25,000 Tesla is under development at the new and advanced R&D center based in Shanghai, very close to where the Model 3 and Model Y are still being produced in large numbers MIC (made in China), which feed the demand of the Asian giant and exports to Europe until the Giga Berlin begins to operate.