Tesla is getting rid of its most accessible car. Last week, Tesla started emailing people who had formerly articulated curiosity in the Model S 60 and 60D, noting that the least costly members of the Tesla family will soon become extinct. While the Tesla Model 3 will be cheaper when it ultimately becomes accessible, starting at $35,000, the Model S 60 and 60D were the most affordable Tesla cars, starting at $68,000. The last day to direct such vehicles will be April 16 of this year, so if you’re attracted to this vehicle, you’ll need to make a move within the next month.
Both these stopped models had 75 kWh battery packs that were software-locked to 60 kWh. Buyers were capable of accessing the extra 15 kWh by selecting to update their software (for a fee) following to their initial car purchase. Tesla told Electrek that it eventually determined to do away with the more reasonably priced Model S’s because most owners finished up advancing to 75 kWh, and the company required to make its ordering procedure more well-organized.
At the same time, as all eyes are at present on the Tesla Model 3 and it's (evidently) looming launch, Tesla is also likely to come out with superior performance models of its innovative car, which would probably be priced at a point comparable to the Model S. The most fundamental Model 3 is said to have a battery pack lesser than 60 kWh, and known that the removal of the Model S 60 and 60D puts the slightest powerful car in that family at a 75 kWh battery pack, there’s pretty difference between car variants.
In any case, as ever, we’ll have to stay with abated gasp to see what Tesla does next after getting rid of its two cars. And if the past is any indication, it’ll be a very long and buzz-filled wait.