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Tesla Model X Confirmed With AWD and Falcon Wing Doors

According to an official email sent to all Model X reservation holders, Tesla has confirmed that the electric crossover will start production in early 2015. However, the proverbial cherry on the top is represented by the fact that Tesla is "pleased to confirm that the Falcon wing doors will be a defining feature of this exceptional car."
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Further more, a passage that reads "we can confirm that all-wheel drive will come standard for Model X," sort of tells that the drivetrain will feature two electric motors integrated in the front and rear axles. As expected, the Tesla Model X will be assembled at the American manufacturer's plant located in Fremont, California.

An optional third row of seats will offer Model X owners the ability to travel places with the entire family. Another neat feature is that the second and third rows of seats can be folded into the floor to create more space in case you need to haul a wardrobe or other bulky bits and bobs.

Compatible as standard with Tesla's growing Supercharger network, the pure-electric drive Model X promises to combine an "SUV's utility with a sports car's performance". Unfortunately, it's still unknown how much Tesla will charge you the heavily anticipated crossover and what to expect in terms of power and drive range.

Even though the manufacturer didn't want to say anything about how many people deposited at least $5,000 to be the first to get the Model X, in-house forecasts hint that 10,000 to 15,000 units will be built throughout 2015.
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About the author: Mircea Panait
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After a 1:43 scale model of a Ferrari 250 GTO sparked Mircea's interest for cars when he was a kid, an early internship at Top Gear sealed his career path. He's most interested in muscle cars and American trucks, but he takes a passing interest in quirky kei cars as well.
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