navitron
 
Renewable Energy and Sustainability Forum
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: Anyone wishing to register as a new member on the forum is strongly recommended to use a "proper" email address. Following continuous spam/hack attempts on the forum, "disposable" email addresses like Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail tend to be viewed with suspicion, and the application rejected if there is any doubt whatsoever
 
Recent Articles: Navitron Partners With Solax to Help Create A More Sustainable Future | Navitron Calls for Increased Carbon Footprint Reduction In Light of Earth Overshoot Day | A plea from The David School - Issue 18
   Home   Help Search Login Register  
Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Tesla Model 3 range uplift  (Read 277 times)
dan_b
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 5167

SW London


WWW
« on: October 17, 2020, 03:16:05 PM »

Seems like Tesla has pretty much done a model refresh with the Model 3.  Facelifted interior, chrome highlights replaced with black on the exterior, power liftgate for the "trunk", new wheels, but more important than all of that, a pretty hefty increase in range, which has come from switching the HVAC to the heatpump system from the Model Y.

The Long Range Dual Motor has had its official range lifted by 30 miles to 353 miles on the EPA cycle.

Rumours of other changes like acoustic glass and improved efficiency via software enhancements are also knocking about but not sure if that's official.

They've also cut the price.

Just when the other car manufacturers are starting to get their act together, Tesla raises the bar...
Logged

3.06kWp SolarEdge system with a split array:
2.18kWp 10x South facing, plus 4x West facing 880W

Mk1 ImmerSUN DHW diverter
4kW PowerVault Battery

Tesla Model 3 Long Range
JohnS
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 2132


« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2020, 10:54:38 PM »

Dan,
Has the UK price been cut.
I know that Bjorn Nyland has reported that the Norwegian price has been cut by c. EUR 3,000 but comments on his YouTube channel suggested that was Norway only and not elsewhere in Europe.
Logged

2.1kWp solar PV  PHEV West London
M
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 5422



« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2020, 07:50:39 AM »

I think it's only Norway at the moment, but price cuts are a Tesla thing as they reduce costs. I suspect it's Elon's competitive nature as Norway is quite a mature Tesla market, and the E-tron is beating it lately (till the TMY arrives).
Logged

Just call me Mart.     Cardiff: 5.58kWp PV - (3.58kWp SE3500 + 2kWp SE2200 WNW)
MR GUS
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 3639


Officially "Awesome" because Frotter said so!


« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2020, 03:05:37 PM »

We really liked the framing the chrome gave, anyone know what the replacement (in black) is? how it has been treated or owt?

Keen to know what difference the new aero wheels give back to battery potential.

& why has the warranty on the second hand vehicles been pulverised to a year? (and what does it affect, I don't know as I wasn't aware of how far the old warranty went).

The increased performance is very welcome, as would a price cut.
Logged

Austroflamm stove & lot's of Lowe alpine fleeces, A "finger" of Solar Sad
Noli Timere Messorem
Screw FITS
Leaf Owner (1st gen)
+a shed full of solar panels
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines
SMFAds for Free Forums
Simple Audio Video Embedder
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!