Tesla has downgraded the vary of its all-new Mannequin S Lengthy Vary, which additionally occurs to be Tesla’s longest-range electrical automotive, simply days after the car was launched.
The occasion Tesla held at its Fremont manufacturing unit was extra concerning the Mannequin S Plaid, the brand new top-performing Mannequin S, but it surely was additionally the official launch of the brand new Mannequin S, together with the cheaper Mannequin S Lengthy Vary.
It was briefly talked about by CEO Elon Musk through the presentation whereas discussing the model’s lengthy vary.
“Within the twin motor configuration, it is obtained a 412-mile vary — 420 give or take,” Musk joked a few vary of about 420 miles.
The 412-mile vary was precisely what Tesla was promoting because it began taking orders for the brand new Mannequin S in January.
Nonetheless, lately, Tesla up to date the Mannequin S On-line Configurator to alter the Mannequin S Lengthy Vary’s marketed vary to 405 miles.
It is a quick 7-mile downgrade on the vary beforehand marketed by Tesla for the brand new $80,000 model of the Mannequin S.
The official EPA estimated ranges for brand new variations of the Mannequin S aren’t on the company’s web site, however Tesla has acquired official outcomes — resulting in a change within the marketed vary.
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