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Tesla to reveal Model X electric SUV on February 9


This slide from an investor presentation shows the versatility of Tesla's electric car platform.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed in an interview with GigaOM that the Model X will be shown at an event on February 9.

An alpha build of the car was apparently shown to investors last month. Autoblog reports that the Model X will be shown at Tesla’s design studio in Southern California.

The Model X will be Tesla’s third production model, after the Roadster and Model S. Based on the same platform as the Model S, it will have a larger, SUV-like body reportedly capable of seating seven adults. The Green Car Reports blog posted an article with more facts and informed speculation about the Model X.

A slide from an investor presentation previously leaked on the Internet shows four model proposals based on the Tesla electric car platform: the … [Read more]

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