German-Made Tesla Mannequin Y RWD Now Accessible In Midnight Cherry Crimson, Quicksilver

The Tesla Mannequin Y rear-wheel drive model, which is the model’s most reasonably priced crossover, is now accessible in both the Midnight Cherry Crimson or Quicksilver colours, indicating that the Berlin-Brandenburg Gigafactory in Germany has began manufacturing this specific trim stage.

Beforehand, these two colours – that are solely accessible for automobiles produced in Germany, the place Tesla has put in its most superior paint store – have been accessible just for the Mannequin Y Lengthy Vary and Efficiency variants, as the bottom rear-wheel-drive model was imported from China to Europe for patrons on the Outdated Continent, much like what Tesla is doing on the Canadian market.

The bottom Mannequin Y prices €44,890 ($48,850) in Germany, and the one free shade possibility is Pearl White. Quicksilver prices €3,000 ($3,300), whereas Midnight Cherry Crimson has a €3,200 ($3,500) asking value. Tesla additionally provides Stable Black for €1,200 ($1,300) and Deep Blue Metallic for €1,600 ($1,750), making for a barely totally different shade palette, in comparison with what’s accessible in North America.


Right here, the Austin-based automaker not too long ago modified the colour choices for the Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y, changing the ever-present Pearl White Multi-Coat with Midnight Silver Metallic because the free shade. Now, going for white or Deep Blue Metallic prices an extra $1,000, whereas Stable Black prices $1,500 and Crimson Multi-Coat provides $2,000 to the MSRP.

Moreover, the rear-wheel drive Mannequin Y isn’t accessible in america, because it’s solely manufactured on the Giga Shanghai and Giga Berlin amenities, so it doesn’t qualify for the $7,500 tax incentive for locally-made EVs.

Because of this, American prospects have to select from three all-wheel drive variations. The bottom trim begins at $47,740, the Lengthy Vary goes for $50,490, and the Efficiency has an MSRP of $54,490 (earlier than authorities and native incentives).

Tesla first introduced the Quicksilver and Midnight Cherry Crimson paint colours again in October 2022, when the corporate’s CEO, Elon Musk, mentioned that the German Gigafactory paint store was specifically constructed “to use many advantageous layers of paint, giving it complexity not in any other case doable.”