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70D confusion...

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Spit, Sep 26, 2015.

  1. Spit

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    What extras come as standard? Keep reading places that it's the most featured Tesla that comes as standard. I want to get one with the HiFi pack and next gen seats. Would that make it a pretty full featured Tesla?

    Range isnt a huge issue so I would rather have a more decked out 70D than a standard 85.
     
  2. DougH

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    Next Gen seats and the upgraded sound is not going to be standard. Did you build one on the Tesla site?
     
  3. davidc18

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    go to teslamotors.com and configure the car. pretty easy.

     
  4. Spit

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    Sorry I meant the seats and HiFi I would select as extras on top. Are the next gen seats parts of the premium interior and lighting pack?
     
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    No, that is extra. Big deal in the premium interior package is powered rear lift gate.
     
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    As someone mentioned, look at the configuration on the tesla motors site. There are about 5 packages total, heated steering/subzero, premium interior, smart air suspension, autopilot, and third row seats, iirc.

    Panoramic roof and next gen seats are options, not packages.
     
  7. Spit

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    Ah right, sussed it now and they don't look that different. Think a standard 70D with sound upgrade will be good for me :)
     
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    If the range and acceleration don't matter much to you, then 70D is the call. They are the same car in all other ways.
     
  9. Spit

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    As the 85D?
     
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    Yes, the 70D and 85D are the same except for 70D (two smaller motors) and 70D (smaller battery pack)

     
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    From what has been seen, same motors on 70D & 85D, just limits on power to them for efficiency - thus reducing the 0-60 time, etc. The 70D is still more than fast compared to most cars on the road.
     
  12. Spit

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    Yeah I timed my 0-60 in my BMW 320D today and it was about 11 seconds. The 70D is half that!
     
  13. Sirguydo

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    My brother and I will get our 70d's at the end of December :biggrin:
    As business owners we're looking at our Model S's as the same quality and performance as BMW M5's with lower running costs and a BIK of £70 a month compared to £550'a month
    £55,000'for the basic car but then I've added £13,000 of options :scared: hopefully by December the Stockport service and delivery centre will be open so we don't have to go all the way to Birmingham :wink::wink:
     
  14. Ingineer

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    The 85D/70D have the same motors, but due to the lower cell count in the 70 the voltage is lower, and thus the power to the motors is reduced.
     
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    We've gone 70d as the extra £8000 for the bigger battery seems a lot and when the gigafactory gets going we expect battery prices to drop so if we feel the need we hope it'll be a lot cheaper to upgrade in a few years
     
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    This is really interesting. I had assumed they were just different/smaller motors.

     
  17. Ingineer

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    All cars have the same front motor, and the base 70D/85D have the same size motor in the rear as in the front (with a different final drive ratio), only the P models have a larger motor, so there is only 1 type of front drive unit (motor + inverter), and 2 types of rear drive unit. All else is just software.
     
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    ...and battery voltage...
     
  19. Ingineer

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    Yes, I clarified that above already.
     
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    The next gen seats are very different. Don't just go by a picture.
     

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