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Elon Tweets that 135 kw superchargers are coming to US next year.

Discussion in 'TSLA Investor Discussions' started by blakegallagher, Oct 22, 2013.

  1. blakegallagher

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    In case anyone missed this someone asked Elon yesterday about 135 kw superchargers coming to US and he said to look for it next year.
     
  2. fiksegts

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    is 120kw active now?


     
  3. Mario Kadastik

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    From what I understood you need software 5.x for that.
     
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    Yes, 120 kW is active, I charged recently in Texas at 117 kW. Felt the hair standing up on my head! Running 5.6.
     
  5. PeterJA

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    If you post news like this, please include a link.

    I see no tweet about it on Elon's Twitter page.
    Elon Musk (elonmusk) on Twitter
     
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    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/statuses/392437727284973569

     
  7. PeterJA

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    Thanks. I see I need to click "All" on Elon's Twitter page, to display such tweets.
     
  8. RDoc

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    I wonder if the 135kW charger is in anticipation of a bigger battery? Obviously with a bigger battery there has to be a higher charge rate to keep the overall time reasonable.
     
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    what was the MPH charge rate?


     
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    Wow fantastic! Also curious to know what would the mph charge rate be on 135kWh? How many miles could you get in say, 30 minutes on a near empty battery?
     
  11. MikeC

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    Also curious about this. The max I've gotten on the 90 kW is 294 mi/hr.
     
  12. Alpha

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    Well if kW can scale linearly into charging rate I would imagine 135 / 90 * 294 = 441 mph
    Quite a guesstimate though...
     
  13. NoMoGas

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    Screenshot please .. id love to see those charging numbers
     
  14. Robert.Boston

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    Moderator's Note:
    This discussion belongs over in the Charging Standards and Infrastructure area unless it's about investment. I'm leaving this here for now, but please refocus the discussion (or shift to discussing in the proper thread).

    Thanks,
    Robert
     

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