The other day, Elon Musk, founder of Tesla Motors, revealed some details of the next generation of electric Tesla, which should appear in 2017. This car will be called the Tesla Model 3, the price of cars will be 35 million US dollars (30 thousand pounds for the UK).
With the title of car related an interesting story: the new electric vehicle was to be called Tesla Model E, but intervened in the case company Ford. It turns out that this company has even filed for Tesla Motors to court, who won by getting right to the name of the «Model E».
Whatever it was, it's not in the title. The third generation of the car will be presented already in 2016, and will go on sale in 2017. Most likely, the car will be built "from scratch" and not based on a modified platform of Model S and Model X.
Thanks to the reduced size by 30%, the car will consume less energy and, therefore, the battery will last for more than before, the distances. According to Elon Musk, is guaranteed by the distance of 360 kilometers (200 miles (which can be overcome with a maximum output (ie without any special energy saving).
Musk also talked about working on a new battery for the Tesla Roadster, whereby the distance, walking on a single charge, will increase to 640 kilometers (about the distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco).