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News 400-Mile Range Barrier About To Drop With Tesla’s 100 kWh Battery Pack

400-Mile Range Barrier About To Drop With Tesla’s 100 kWh Battery Pack

Newfound details about a future Tesla battery indicates that the 400-mile (640+km)range barrier is likely to drop.

  • Jason Hughes, a Tesla owner and hacker, is the source of these latest findings.

  • Actual size of battery pack might range between 109 and 115 kWh.

  • A battery pack this size could push range to 400 miles and beyond.


Many EV owners and enthusiasts will tell you that range anxiety is a thing of the past however conquering existing range barriers continues to be a challenge. Tesla has set the benchmark since the beginning by providing its users with the longest available ranges on the market and now, the gap is about to widen. A new battery pack is set to break the 400-mile range mark.

Musk essentially confirmed that this was a done-deal during the Tesla Q4 2019 earnings call, stating that: “It won’t be long before Model S has 400-mile range.” The well-known Jason Hughes, Tesla owner and hackers tweeted the following:

Also part of the findings that a new battery pack configuration that would be composed of 108 cells per group at ~450 volts per pack. This would potentially replace the older Model S and Model X pack, aligning closer to that of the Model 3 and upcoming Model Y.

Source: Teslarati

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