New Tesla accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 2.5 seconds
The new battery is 100 kWh and as mentioned offers not only more autonomy but also improves the speed of model cars both S and X.
All car manufacturers want to ride the wave of innovation related to the creation of electric cars and / or having autonomous systems or at least driver assistance. Even technology companies like Apple, Google and Uber are related to innovation in terms of driving and related systems.
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, announced news about : A new type of battery for both the Model S as for the Model X, this will not only greater autonomy but also greater speed these car models.The new battery is 100 kWh and as mentioned offers not only more autonomy but also improves the speed of model cars both S and X. The Model X P100D can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 3 seconds while Model S P100D is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 2.5 seconds .
The autonomy of the Model S P100D exceeds 500 kilometers, reaching yield 507 kilometers without any problems.This means that it is currently the third fastest car in the world, where the only models that would exceed the laferrariand the Porsche 918 Spyder .
Updating the Model S and Model X P90D to the new battery of 100 kWh will cost 20 thousand US dollars, while new cars with P90D that have not yet reached their owners can upgrade to P100D for only $ 10,000.
However, if what we want is not an upgrade but buy the Model S P100D must consider that its starting price is $ 134,500 USD, while the Model X P1000D cost from $ 135,500 USD.
We hope this announcement will force other companies to respond much more innovation, which in the long term we will benefit us as users.