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Model S - Now or Later

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by bomquito, May 18, 2018.

  1. CameronB

    CameronB Member

    Nov 19, 2016
    Los Altos, CA
    "Major improvements all around" could refer to the cars as well. Or could just refer to a myriad of changes to the superchargers (faster max rate, more solar use, buffered from grid via power packs, etc.). Hard to tell from a tweet.

    I thought in a recent (Q1, Q4 2017?) Elon and JB said they had no plans to change the S/X line (including battery packs) this year (2018). I may be mistaken but that was my remembrance. If so, then we would likely not see a change to correspond with using the 2170 cells until at least early 2019. Which would give them another 8+ months to get 2170 cell and pack assembly fully ramped up to not only handle 5000-6000/wk Model 3 needs, but also enough extra for S/X. 2019 sounds more likely for 2170 for S/X to me, personally. But would it be January 2019, March 2019, summer, etc? Very hard to tell.

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