Tesla Model S New Range Detailed By CEO Elon Musk

Tesla Model S New Range Detailed By CEO Elon Musk

Tesla Motors now offers six different variants of the Model S, and each has its own range, which climbs with the price tag of the car. CEO Elon Musk tweeted a link to a blog post on the company’s website that explains how far each of the variants can go on a single charge. The post comes about a week after Tesla announced plans to upgrade the Roadster to a 400-mile range.


Tesla Model S  – Tesla outlines standard Model S range

Tesla provided a full analysis of the different ranges. The first is a standard measurement that comes from the EPA and is based on “a complicated combination of different driving conditions, all blended together,” states the blog post.

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The highest-end and newest member of the Model S, the 85D, is able to go 270 miles on a charge, Tesla estimates, although that number is pending final confirmation from the Environmental Protection Agency. The next step down is the P85+, P85 and 85 variant, which is able to go 265 miles on a full charge.

The P85D is able to go 253 miles per charge, although that estimate is also pending final confirmation from the EPA. The least expensive Model S is the 60, which is capable of going 208 miles on a full charge.

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Tesla Model S in cruise mode

The automaker also provided range estimates based on cruising speeds, which is helpful for those who are taking a road trip in their Model S. The 85D has a range of 295 miles when cruising at 65 miles per hour and 249 miles when traveling at 75 miles per hour.

The P85+, P85, 85 and P85D can travel 285 miles at 65 miles per hour, although the P85D goes 240 miles per charge at 75 miles per hour, while the other three in that list are able to travel 242 miles at that speed. The 60 variant can travel 215 miles at 65 miles per hour and 183 miles at 75 miles per hour.

Tesla also working on new chargers

Musk also tweeted about a new charger they’re working on. Just like everything else the automaker does, it sounds like the new charger has class:

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