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New Tesla Standard Range Battery upgrade-able?

A Tesla OA yesterday told me that the new standard range battery will be able upgrade-able to Long Range in the future at some cost. He stated the standard range is software-limited and that it has the same size battery as long range. From all the forums and online posts i have read, i did not see this mentioned anywhere. Is this true?
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Oct 9, 2013
I'm still seeing only Long Range and Performance as options, both using the 100 kWh pack.

Once Tesla gives you the ordering option, will have a better idea of what they are offering.

Software limited make little economic sense in general - Tesla pays full price but only gets a portion of the price from you.

They've done it from time to time to drive demand, and when they were obligated to deliver a configuration that they didn't think was worth putting money into a unique design for.
Thanks for confirming. Good to know.
I believe they have already depleted the 75kw batteries and are only using 100kw. But if Tesla was to provide an upgrade software in the future, i expect it would be close to $10K or so (?).

No, they’re still using 75 kWh battery stock for the SR Model X and S. I was at a showroom a couple of weeks ago and check the labels on a few SR cars they had in inventory.

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