An amateur video uploaded to YouTube has given us a new look at Tesla’s falcon wing doors in action.
The Tesla Model X is the automaker’s third vehicle and will officially launch on Tuesday at an event held in Fremont, Calif. One of the most unique features of the Model X will be its falcon wing doors, which open vertically, almost like gull-wing doors. The difference is that the falcon wings are double hinged, so they don’t swing out to the side of the vehicle.
In the video, we can see one of the falcon wing doors opening and closing, though this test mule requires the driver to hop out and finish closing the door.
Last month, Tesla invited Model X Signature Edition buyers to configure their cars, which start at $133,200. These models include the 90-kWh battery with the electric motors providing 503 horsepower to all four wheels, giving the Model X a zero-to-60 time of 3.8 seconds. Pricing and power details on other models has not yet been revealed.
Check back tomorrow for more info on the Model X launch event which will likely include details on the new all-electric crossover.
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