Two and a half years after deliveries began in the United States, the Tesla Model Y will be on roads in Australia later this year with Tesla today announcing the “Design studio” for Model Y was now live.

Design Studio is the ordering page for any Tesla Vehicle, and it can’t go live until the price is set and production is ready – and that’s now.

Prices will start at $68,900 – plus on road cost, so in NSW you’re looking at $74,000 to own a Model Y.

The performance version is $98,689 plus on roads offering a 0-100km/h speed time of 3.7seconds – down from the 6.9seconds of the standard rear-wheel drive model.

Model Y is the baby SUV version of the hugely popular Model 3 which has taken Tesla’s sales in Australia to huge numbers in just a short time, the Model Y is expected to do the same.

Range on the Standard model is 455km, while the Performance model gets 514km range.

Here’s all the Model Y Specifications for Australia

Model YRear-Wheel DrivePerformance
Starting Price (excluding on-roads)A$68,900A$98,689 (incl. LCT)
PaintPearl White Multi-Coat, Solid Black, Midnight Silver Metallic, Deep Blue Metallic, Red Multi-CoatPearl White Multi-Coat, Solid Black, Midnight Silver Metallic, Deep Blue Metallic, Red Multi-Coat
Seating Layout5 Adults. Independent fold-flat second row with adjustable seatbacks. Electronic releases in trunk for convenience.5 Adults. Independent fold-flat second row with adjustable seatbacks. Electronic releases in trunk for convenience.
InteriorAll Black Premium Interior (included) Black & White Interior (optional)All Black Premium Interior (included) Black & White (optional)
Wheels19” Gemini (included) 20” Induction (optional)21” Uberturbine (included)
Range (WLTP)455 km514 km
Acceleration 0-100km/h6.9s3.7s
Top Speed217 km/h250 km/h
DriveRear-Wheel DriveDual Motor All-Wheel Drive
Weight1,909 kg1,997 kg
Max Cargo Volume2,158 litres2,158 litres
Tow HitchService installed accessory, estimated to be available early 2023. Service installed accessory, estimated to be available early 2023.
EquipmentHEPA air filtration systemPerformance Upgrade Pack, HEPA air filtration system, LED Fog Lights