Tesla’s [fortune-stock symbol=”TSLA”] hotly anticipated, long-delayed third model — not to be confused with the upcoming Model 3 — is expected to ship this fall. It’s been a long time coming. The success of the all-electric crossover vehicle is crucial for Tesla’s mainstream automaker ambitions, testing its production capacity and ability to appeal to parents who take family trips to Tahoe. Here’s a look.
“The Model X may arguably be a better SUV than the Model S is a Sedan.”
—Tesla CEO Elon Musk at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in June
*majority earmarked for Model X production