Tesla now sells electric cars with 370 miles of range
Tesla has increased the range of its latest Model S and Model X cars by 10 percent, now capable of a maximum of 370 and 325 miles respectively. The increase comes as the result of an upgraded drivetrain, and has been achieved without making any changes to the cars’ existing 100 kWh batteries. The cars can also charge faster and have an improved suspension design.
The upgrades extend Tesla’s range lead over much of its competition, who still struggle to reach the 300 mile EPA threshold. The 2019 Nissan Leaf has a maximum EPA range of 226 miles, the Chevy Bolt gets 238 miles, Jaguar’s I-Pace was recently given a 234-mile rating, and the Audi E-tron taps out at 204 miles.
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