and 214,700 RAV4 units sold during the same period.

That’s approximately a 69 percent year-on-year increase for the Model Y —

a figure that Tesla’s meme-lord CEO, Elon Musk, will no doubt approve of.

estimating back in 2016 that it would draw demand “in the 500k to 1 million unit per year level.

Tesla Model Y is the first EV to become the world’s bestselling car / The

Tesla Model Y outsold the Toyota Corolla in Q1, despite being almost double the price.

By Jess Weatherbed,