Tesla Semi Truck Price CONFIRMED

TESLA has revealed the guide prices for Semi Truck, which was revealed alongside the new Roadster at the launch event last week. Here is a full guide to the electric vehicle’s price, specs, tech and design. 

 price has now been revealed a week after the electric vehicle launched alongside the  in Hawthorne California.

At the launch event, the price was not revealed but company CEO Elon Musk stated that it would be cheaper to run than a equivalent. 

According to a report by Electrek, prices for the truck begin a $150,000 for the smaller 300-mile version and $180,000 for the larger 500-mile capacity Semi. 
Tesla is also planning a ‘Founders Series’ version of the tuck which will cost $200,000.Specs for the Founders Series have not been confirmed yet. 

It was previously reported that Tesla was accepting $5,000 deposits for the Semi but is now listing a ‘base reservation’ price of $20,000 for the production-ready version.

Those after the limited run Founder Series will have to stump up the full $200,000 to secure one. 

While it is more expensive than a  truck, prices were expected to be higher for the Semi truck.

This is because the $180,000 500-mile model is expected to have a 1MWh battery pack onboard to allow the 500 miles of range on a  single charge. 

The truck is powered by four independent electric motors mounted on each wheel which can alter torque to eliminate jackknifing. 

Incredibly, the Semi Truck can go from zero-60mph in just five seconds and, even with a max load of 80,000lbs, it can accelerate to 60mph in just 20 seconds.

The Semi can also travel up a five percent gradient with a max load at 65 mph, compared to a diesel truck that can travel 45mph.

Musk said the truck costs $1.26 per mile to run and is 20 percent cheaper than a diesel truck from day one. 

Sign Up for the Newsletter