A Tesla Model S electric car is displayed at the Tesla Motors Show at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida on April 17, 2018 in Orlando, Florida.
Photographer: Noah Berger/Bloomberg via Getty Images Tesla Motors is expanding its water-powered powertrain with the introduction of a water-driven version of its popular Model S sedan, the Model X. The company is expected to announce the new electric-powered model at the company’s annual shareholders meeting in September.
The Model X, which debuted in 2015 and has been the best-selling car in the US, is powered by an all-new, water-battery-powered motor.
It features a new front and rear electric motors with a combined power output of 1,800 kilowatts, according to a Tesla Motors spokesperson.
The company said in a press release the Model Y is powered with a 2,200-kwh battery.
The X is also expected to have a new design that includes a new, lower roof and lower rear diffuser, according Tesla.
In the US alone, there are more than 3.5 million electric vehicles, according a report by the US government.
In addition to the Model S and Model X models, Tesla is also offering a range of vehicles, including a sports car called the Roadster and a sports utility vehicle called the Model 3.