Tesla Model 3 Performance vehicles are getting faster and faster thanks to the latest software update for optimizing performance.
It is now reported that the time from 0 to 60 miles per hour for the Model 3 Performance has dropped below the 3-second mark.
During a conference call with analysts following Tesla's Q3 2019 results, Tesla's management announced it would release a new software update designed to increase the vehicle's performance, range, charging speed, and more expects different models and variants to be affected differently.
Over the past two weeks, some owners have reported that they've already received a new "Power" software update.
Tesla wrote in the Release Notes:
Your car's performance has been increased by about 5%, improving acceleration and performance.
This is due to the fact that Tesla has found out how the engine control can be optimized by software. [1
In the previous race, the owner stated that the vehicle had an acceleration of 3.2 seconds (0-60 miles per hour), which was already a significant improvement.
Now reports DragTimes The Model 3 Performance achieves an acceleration time of 0-60 miles per hour, just under 3 seconds:
DragTimes reports that it saves some impressive time and arrives faster at the quarter mile, but there may be more room for improvement right from the start.
He sees Tesla get the Model 3 in 2.8 seconds to a starting speed of 0-60 miles per hour.
Tesla apparently continues to update the software gradually. To increase the likelihood that you will receive the update, you can set the software update settings to "Advanced".
Where has Tesla hidden all this power?
It's pretty crazy that they can push this through a wireless software update. It sounds like they are becoming more confident of pushing their electric motors to higher limits without damaging the powertrain.
I do not know that DragTimes claims that it could save another tenth of a second, but it would be pretty impressive.
However, it would approach the time of Model S, so maybe they would wait for the new Model S Plaid to release that capacity.
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