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The California Air Source Board (CARB) updated its website to surprisingly include an unannounced brand-new Tesla Model S 75D to its list of vehicles eligible with solitary occupant carpool lane stickers. While Tesla unveiled a brand-new drivetrain powered by a 75 kWh battery group with the Model X last month, the automaker didn’t hope to verify the very same battery selection with the Model S.
As of now, the smallest battery selection with the Model S is a 70 kWh battery group (readily available along with RWD or AWD) and the 75 kWh is no longer readily available as a choice regard Tesla’s website.
But the 75 kWh is among the just 2 choices with the Model X, the various other being the 90 kWh battery pack, the 2 are just readily available along with the all-wheel-drive powertrain.
Unless CARB gained a mistake, it would certainly indicate that Tesla is concerning to introduce the 75 kWh battery group to the Model S.
We asked Tesla if they have actually any sort of comment regard CARB’s update and we will certainly update if a rep receives spine to us.
Update: A Tesla spokesperson confirmed that Tesla will certainly definitely introduce the 75 kWh battery group to the Model S lineup devoid of disclosing a timeline.
Currently, the 70 kWh RWD selection is rated at 234 miles of range regard a solitary charge and the AWD selection raise the range to 240 miles. A 7% enhance in power ability a 75 kWh group would certainly delivering can potentially enhance the range of the RWD selection to 2fifty miles and the AWD to 256 miles.
Featured Image: Model S by Bjørn Nyland – A close check out the updated Tesla Model S along with brand-new front fascia [Gallery & Video]
Update 3:45 ET: the article’s headline was transformed from ‘An unannounced brand-new Tesla Model S 75D receives CARB certification‘ to ‘Tesla confirms the 75 kWh battery group is coming to the Model S [Updated]‘ to highlight Tesla’s confirmation.