Tesla introduces two stunning new colors for the Europe-exclusive Model Ys

Tesla just announced the launch of new paints available as an option for the Model Y Long Range and Performance manufactured at the Gigafactory in Berlin-Brandenburg. They’re called Midnight Cherry Red and Gris Quicksilver and cost €3,000 and €3,200 respectively.

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Whereas Tesla just announced exceptional financial results for Q3 2022the manufacturer AG confirmed the market launch of new paints for the Model Y. These new, rather sublime colors are produced within the Gigafactory in Berlin-Brandenburg under the names Midnight Cherry Red (red) and Quicksilver (grey) and are only intended for Model Y Great Autonomy and performance that are made on this site.

Invoiced at €3,000 or €3,200, These two paintings are exclusively reserved for Europe and the Middle East. Enough to piss off customers across the Atlantic. It should also be noted that they replace the metallic night gray (€1,600) and multilayer red (€2,000) that are now only available on the Y Propulsion model.

More expensive colors that offer unique reflections

According to Tesla, the Berlin Gigafactory paint shop benefits from a unique setup. It was obviously developed to design and apply these new colors. “In this highly automated spray booth we can apply up to 13 coats of paint, offering unique depth and an exceptional finish.” DetailsTesla.

As the manufacturer mentions, these layers of highly pigmented metallic paints make it possible to obtain changing reflections on the curves of the vehicle. According to the brand, the first deliveries of the Model Y are running the Quicksilver colors are announced for the end of 2022while those colored Midnight Cherry Red won’t launch until early 2023. Remember that the Model Y Grande Autonomie and Performance are available in France on the manufacturer’s official shop at the respective prices of €64,990 and €69,990.

Remember that in April 2022, Tesla took a behind-the-scenes look at how the Model Y was made at the Gigafactory in Berlin. The opportunity for users to discover an impressive, almost fully automated manufacturing process. We see the Giga Press in particular, a giant machine owned by the Idra Group in Italy, responsible for die-casting a molten metal alloy into a reusable mold. Thanks to this, Tesla is able to assemble the main elements of the Model Y body in just a few seconds.

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