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Model S 75D possible new low end model

Discussion in 'Model S' started by RubberToe, May 3, 2016.

  1. RubberToe

    RubberToe Supporting the greater good

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    No 100 though
     
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    Is it possible all the refresh cars have 75kw batteries? I checked some other threads but don't remember seeing if anyone who received the new refresh checked the battery label.

    RT
     
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    Assume even they did put 75kw batteries, they would still label it as 70 for now. That's a big "IF".
     
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    That's what everybody said when the 90 was a $3,000 option on top of the 85, but they still offered it that way.

    Maybe this is a way to do a stealth price increase? Introduce a 75 at a $3,000 premium, let it marinate for a while, then remove the 70 and make the 75 price the new base price. That's basically what happened with the 90, although that's not really the "base price."
     
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    The Verge reported today 5/5/16............

    In its newly updated Model S sedan, Tesla is selling a 70kWh battery that is secretly a 75kWh battery. The company has been selling them for almost a month, and is just now telling the world about it. Even better? If you bought one of those 70kWh Model S sedans, you can pay $3,250 to "unlock" the extra juice
     
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    Correct link to article:

    The refreshed Tesla Model S 70 lets you pay to 'unlock' a bigger battery
     
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    This is now a new option you can choose if you design a 70D in design studio
     
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    Agreed.
     
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    Is there a benefit to having the 75kWh battery even if it is software limited to 70kWh by software?

    If you elect to enable the full 75kWh, how will it affect the 0 to 60 time?
     
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    No impact
     

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