Tesla Design Y’s electrical wiring architecture and body casting, particularly at the rear, is not frustrating in the first teardown of the brand-new electrical SUV.
As we reported the other day, Sandy Munro, a production specialist who increased to fame in the Tesla community after his breakdown of an early Model 3, is doing the very first teardown of a Design Y.
Munro is doing relating information about the teardown piece by piece and you can inspect our previous report for Tesla Model Y’s fit and finish, frunk, and suspension.
Now the manufacturing expert is lastly getting into the nitty-gritty and removing some panels to expose some of the more hardcore production and design of the Model Y.
In a brand-new video, Munro provides his impression on the Model Y’s w iring, brakes, quick-connects, and rear body structure:
These components are of high interest to the Tesla community and experts given that the automaker and CEO Elon Musk have been boasting about enhancements on those fronts.
Musk likewise stated that Tesla is moving to an aluminum casting style instead of a series of stamped steel and aluminum pieces for the Design Y body:
” When we get the big casting machine, it’ll go from 70 parts to 1 with a significant decrease in capital expenditure on all the robotics to put those parts together.”
A brand-new patent application filed in 2015 exposed this new casting maker that Tesla is utilizing to construct Design Y
Now Munro has begun taking a look at the outcome of those brand-new technologies in the Design Y and he seems pleased.
First, he took a look at the 12- volt electrical wiring and he was impressed by the rugged wrapping that Tesla utilized on the wires– something he says is “never done”:
Munro was likewise impressed by Tesla’s use of a more costly fast connect system for the AC, which he thinks will significantly lower the opportunity of leaks down the road:
The production expert likewise offered a quick look at the Model Y’s brakes in the video and he says that they are larger and more powerful than Model 3’s brakes:
Nevertheless, it appears like they are still repackaged Brembo brakes.
Munro says that he sees a genuine enhancement to the backend of the cars and truck compared to the Model 3:
When Tesla did the Design 3, I was truly dissatisfied with the backend of the cars and truck. I saw hundreds of parts that should not have actually existed.
For the Model Y, Munro is happy that Tesla altered the style with a whole boot made in one piece, which he believes is made of glass-filled nylon.
Around it, Munro noted a “enormous aluminum casting” that comprises the back of the Model Y’s body, which was among the biggest improvements from Model 3 to Design Y as we previously discussed.
The production professional thinks that Tesla used a few of its criticism of the Model 3 to do those improvements to the Model Y.
Musk acknowledged that he appreciates Munro’s feedback:
” High quality important feedback from Munro & Co is much appreciated!”
In general, it appears the production specialist is truly pleased with the Model Y, but there’s still a lot more to check out. He anticipates to release more videos in the coming days.
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