An inside supply reveals details about the Tesla Mannequin three Mid-Vary battery pack.
Only a week in the past, Tesla made a shock announcement that it was providing a brand new Tesla Mannequin three Mid-Vary mannequin, with a 260-mile vary on account of fewer cells in its battery pack. Pricing for the mannequin is now set at $46,000. The trouble by the electrical automaker was not solely to supply a cheaper Mannequin three, but in addition to hurry up manufacturing, in order that extra folks might be able to partake within the U.S. federal EV tax credit score. Tesla doesn’t share the vitality density of its Mannequin three battery packs, however a report by Electrek claims a supply has leaked the specifics.
The battery pack within the new Mannequin three variant is identical pack used within the Lengthy Vary automotive, however it doesn’t home as many cells. In line with the supply, it has a 62-kWh capability. Electrek stories that that is 12 kWh lower than the Lengthy Vary mannequin, which the publication estimates at 74 kWh. Nevertheless, we supplied an EPA doc again in 2017 that exhibits an 80.5-kWh pack. Maybe the usable vitality density falls someplace in between?
Once more, we’ve got no approach of formally confirming any of this data since Tesla doesn’t present it. Electrek’s report merely says supply conversant in the matter shared the quantity. The supply additionally claims handful of Tesla Mannequin three Mid-Vary automobiles have already been constructed. Tesla’s web site states that clients can anticipate supply of the brand new variant in six to 10 weeks.
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