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From Electrek: Tesla Model 3’s wheelbase allows for a battery pack up to 75 kWh, says Elon Musk

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    Tesla Model 3’s wheelbase allows for a battery pack up to 75 kWh, says Elon Musk

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    Elon Musk is not done with his Tweetstorm today on his way to Cape Canaveral in Florida for SpaceX’s upcoming launch. After confirming that the Tesla Model 3 will not be available with all-wheel-drive dual motors at launch and releasing a video of the first Model 3 release candidate drive, he now talks about the upcoming vehicle’s battery pack.

    He confirmed that with the energy density of current battery cells and modules, the Model 3’s shorter wheelbase only allows for battery packs up to 75 kWh. more…

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    Makes you wonder if he's talking about the 18650 cell considering the new cell isn't in any of their cars yet.
     
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    Nope, Model 3 was never intended to have 18650 cells in it. They developed the 2170 for it and future iterations of the Model S/X
     
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