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Model 3 Unlimited Range?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by tanner, Apr 9, 2018.

  1. tanner

    tanner Active Member

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    I got my Model 3 a little over a week ago and when it would first charge to 80%, it reported a range of 248 miles... A few days later, it started consistently showing 249 miles at 80%, and today it's showing 250 miles at that same level. THE ONLY explanation is that the car will simply increase in range week over week and I'll have an unlimited-mile-range M3 in no time :D

    Okay... Obviously I'm joking and I know it's just calibrating based on charge and discharge cycles, so in all honesty, Tesla has managed an incredible feat with the Model 3 and its range. With some simple cross multiplication (since I haven't charged to 100% and probably won't for a while), I have concluded that the car will have roughly 312 miles at 100% charge - this is outstanding (and above the rated max range)! Good job, Tesla!
     
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  2. SageBrush

    SageBrush 2018: Drain the Sewer

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    Wait for the ramp-up
     
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  3. tanner

    tanner Active Member

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    Are you referring to the production ramp?
     
  4. cizUK

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    No, no.
    Tomorrow it will be 252, on Wednesday it will be 255, Thursday 259, Friday 265 etc!:eek::D
     
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  5. SageBrush

    SageBrush 2018: Drain the Sewer

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    Yep :)

    But in this case I'm expecting more of a Fibonacci ramp-up. It's going to be great !
     
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  6. RedModel3

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    Like the old days, when someone would sneak gasoline into your car for a few weeks, and then sneak it out again (long story), maybe someone is charging behind your back! Just kidding, of course.
     
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  7. tanner

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    I’m already counting on 299 at 80% by next month.
     
  8. cizUK

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    You can't start telling a story then not finish it!o_O;)
     
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  9. MP3Mike

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    It sounds similar to a story my grandpa told me: His neighbor was bragging about his new high-MPG VW, so my grandpa snuck over and kept adding a little fuel for a couple months. The neighbor was a little OCD and kept track of the MPG he got out of each "tank full" of gas. After my grandpa stopped adding fuel the neighbor noticed a significant drop in MPG and went to the dealer with all of his documentation asking for them to fix his car. After a lot of back-and-forth with the dealer my grandpa finally fessed up. (My understanding is that they pranked each other back and forth all the time.)
     
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  10. RedModel3

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    That's the story! Apparently it was a very common and popular prank in the early days of the gasoline engine.
     
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