The Tesla Model X electric SUV has beaten out more mainstream offerings at Australia’s 2017 Good Design Awards.
The Good Design Awards is one of the longest standing and most prestigious design awards in the world. It has promoted excellence in design and innovation in the Australian market since 1958.
The Tesla Model X electric SUV has won Australia’s 2017 Good Design Awards in the automotive and transport category
The Tesla Model X electric SUV has won Australia’s 2017 Good Design Awards in the automotive and transport category. That means it has beaten out numerous famous brands in the process such as the Audi Q2, Audi A5/S5, Hyundai i30, Renault Megane, and Mazda CX-5.
“Model X is the safest, fastest and most capable SUV in history. With all-wheel drive and a 100 kWh battery providing 565 kilometers of range, Model X has ample seating for seven adults and their gear. Accelerating from zero to 100 km/h in as quick as 3.1 seconds.” The winner has displayed a combination of practicality, innovation and performance in its introduction of the Model X when joining the Awards.
The Model X is the safest, fastest and most capable sport utility vehicle in history
Designed in the USA by Franz Van Holzhausen, the design of the Model X is the harmonization between a true Sports Utility Vehicle and a people mover. It also provides a signature look which is similar to the Model S with no front grill. Through this design, the manufacturer wants to emphasize that the Model X is all-electric and prominently features the custom design Falcon Wing Doors.
“The design works towards our mission of accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy,” the brand representative said.
The Model X has a signature look resembling the Model S with no front grill
Besides, Tesla’s home energy storage system named the Powerwall 2 has also taken part in the competition. However, it couldn’t win the prize even though nominated as a finalist for the overall Good Design Awards.
There will have an open exhibition for the finalist entries of the Awards at the Overseas Passenger Terminal, Sydney, from June 9 - 11.
Tesla Model X. First Look
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