In response to the dialogue on reddit.com/r/TeslaMotors, the just lately refreshed Tesla Model 3 is provided with extra power dense battery cells (by a number of %) and a complete capability of 82 kWh.

The exact quantity reportedly was present in Tesla’s papers associated to importing the Mannequin 3 LR AWD to Germany, based on reddit person Corio13, who discovered the picture on German discussion board tff-forum.de:

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In response to the sources, the 2019 and 2020 mannequin 12 months vehicles had been 79 kWh – so the brand new pack could be roughly 3 kWh or 3.8% extra energy-dense.

That might clarify how Tesla achieved increased EPA range ratings for the 2021 Model 3.

It will match additionally with the earlier information from Panasonic, who a number of months in the past announced upcoming enhancements within the power density on the cell degree by about 5% in September and 20% complete inside about 5 years.

A number of % increased power density plus another enhancements are in all probability the 2 principal causes behind the improved vary in new Teslas.

In fact, the 82 kWh quantity is said to the Lengthy Vary variations of the Mannequin 3 (not the Commonplace Vary Plus). We assume {that a} related enhance will apply additionally to the Lengthy Vary Mannequin Y.

Each the Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y use 2170 cylindrical cells, produced on the Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada.

In response to the newest information, the brand new cells will allow charging faster. It is one thing that but must be verified, however we’d quickly see an improved charging curve.