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Pages with tag Tesla Model S

  • Converting a 60 kWh Tesla Model S to 75 kWh in under 5 minutes Upgrading the electric car battery capacity sounds like it would require a trip to a service station, putting the car on a lift, and a couple hours to swap the battery packs. A newly released video shows the process to upgrade a Tesla Model S 60D to a Model S 75D. Instead of shop time, all that's required is tapping a PURCHASE button on a web page, and a $2000 payment. Within a couple minutes the car gets a software download, the infotainment system reboots, and all the screens start saying '75D' instead of '60D'. It doesn't, though, change the badge on the back of the car.
  • The true actual purchase cost of a Tesla (Model S 70D) The Tesla Model S and Model X are high end luxury cars and therefore out of the reach of purchase by mere mortals. Is that actually true? This fellow bought a Tesla Model S 70D and breaks down the actual cost of ownership for us.