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    Tesla Adds Single Motor RWD Model Y To US Configurator

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    Tesla has quietly added a new version of the Model Y to its US configurator. This one has a single rear-mounted motor, lists for $43,990, and has a stated range of 260 miles. The company offered a single-motor standard range Model Y shortly after that car was introduced, but it was quickly withdrawn from production, presumably because Elon Musk found its range — around 240 miles — too short for his liking.

    There’s more good news. Tesla says the standard range RWD model qualifies for the full federal EV tax credit of $7,500, making the effective price of the RWD version just $36,490. For all those EV haters who complain electric cars are too expensive, consider this: The most popular Chevy Blazer — the 2 LT — has an MSRP of $36,495. The Blazer is roughly comparable in size to the…

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