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Tesla 2170 Battery Cell

Picture of the official Tesla 2170 battery cell taken at the Gigafactory grand opening by Jude Berger.Dimensions are 21mm x 70mm. These will be used in the Model 3 initially and then in the Model S and X

Tesla 2170 Battery Cell
TrevP, Aug 18, 2016
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    • Fiddler
      The energy density is NOT 31% greater. The volume is 31% greater. The energy is 31% greater. The energy density is roughly the same as the traditional 18650 cells used in the Model S and X when using the same chemistry. With new chemistries the energy density will increase in small increments, but the size does not change the energy density. A big box full of 18650 cells would have the same energy and energy density as the same box filled with the 21 x70 cells.
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      Fiddler
      Greater energy per cell but NOT greater density.
    • jman
      Thanks for the info, helpful for us wanting to know more about the tech side of Tesla !
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      jman
      Thanks Trev for posting this !
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