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Tesla updates Model S, X naming to “Extended Range” and “Performance”, drops kWh reference

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Tesla updates Model S, X naming to “Extended Range” and “Performance”, drops kWh reference

Tesla has fallen the “100D” along with “P100D” badging on its flagship Model S and Model X vehicles, following lawsuit to naming conventions used by its younger sibling, the Model 3.

Model S and S Model X which were previously sold under the 100D label will be sold as “Extended Range” vehicles, even whereas Tesla’s top-of-the-line P100D variants will be branded as Model S Performance and Model X Performance. The title change drops all references to this vehicle’s battery capability.

Furthermore, Tesla is currently providing a cheaper version of the flagship all-electric automobile and SUV, known as “Model S” along with “Model X”, respectively. Model S is going to have a range of mph and a starting cost of $85,000, whereas Model X is going to probably be costly at $88,000 and also have a range of $270 miles. Both versions will provide the exact same 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds performance because the Extended Range models but priced at $8,000 lower.

Tesla revised its configurator for both Model S and Model X with the most recent upgrades. Immediately noticeable is the elimination of this 100D and P100D options. Although the iconic “P100D” badging will be sorely overlooked by early adopters and fans alike, Tesla’s transition to center on vehicle range instead of battery capability is seen than the kilowatt-hour component of measure. The rebranding of Model S and Model X from Tesla is a move that t come as too big of a surprise, considering that it ’s a design convention employed by the carmaker because Model 3’s 2017 introduction.

Tesla’s new Model S and Model X lineup are as follows:

Model S and S Model X
(new introduction; upgradable to Extended Range after purchase through over-the-air software upgrade )

Model S – Price: $85,000; Range: 310-miles; 0-60mph: 4.1 sec.
Model X – Price: $88,000; Range: 270-miles; 0-60mph: 4.7 sec.

Model S and S X Extended Range
(formerly 100D)

Model S Extended Range – Price: $93,000; Range: 335-miles; 0-60mph: 4.1 sec.
Model X Extended Range – Price: $96,000; Range: 295-miles; 0-60mph: 4.7 sec.

Model S and S X Performance
(formerly P100D; Ludicrous Mode performance upgrade available after purchase through over-the-air software upgrade )

Model S Performance – Price: $112,000; Range: 315-miles; 0-60mph: 3.0 sec.
Model X Performance – Price: $117,000; Range: 289-miles; 0-60mph: 3.5 sec.

Model S and S X Performance w/ Ludicrous Mode
(formerly P100D with Ludicrous Mode)

Model S Performance w/ Ludicrous Mode – Price: $132,000; Range: 315-miles; 0-60mph: 2.4 sec.
Model X Performance w/ Ludicrous Mode – Price: $137,000; Range: 289-miles; 0-60mph: 2.8 sec.

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