Much has been made of the soon-to-be-released Telsa Model X. This will be Tesla’s foray into the sport utility market. The Model Three, a more affordable sedan, is still on the drawing board.
Unknown until this past weekend, we discovered a new entry for Tesla. With a more mainstream sedan, a luxury sedan and full-size sport utility on the market, Tesla will enter the light pickup truck market soon.
Spotted at the Buffalo Supercharger station, the heavily camouflaged truck is, as expected, not sale ready. Further research reveals that it is almost identical to the previous generation Chevrolet Silverado, obviously trying to slot the new vehicle between the current mid-size (Chevrolet Colorado) and full-size (MY15 Silverado, F-150) truck offerings. The truck will be charged at the front of the vehicle, rather than the hidden charge port on the left rear of the current
Choosing to compete in the most brand loyal segment, pundits will ask if Tesla has bitten off more than it can chew. But if Tesla can snag even a small sliver of the light truck market, the investment will be worthwhile.
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