Tesla Model S Long Range Plus is now available with 402 miles (EPA est.) of range.
It is the first electric vehicle to receive a rating of over 400 miles from the agency. With additional range and regular over-the-air software updates, Model S Long Range Plus is a better value than ever starting at $74,990.
“All Model S cars made since late Jan have 402 mile range,” Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet.
Until recently, the EPA-rated range of the Model S Long Range Plus was 391 miles, but this had been a source of contention between Tesla and the EP Tesla has detailed the improvements that have allowed the car to break the 400-mile barrier.
These include weight reductions in components like the car’s battery pack, more aerodynamic wheels, and using more efficient drive units.