V3 supercharging

Past Tesletter articles

Comparing Supercharger v2 vs v3

Privater has created a few graphs comparing Superchargers v2 and v3. His Model 3 charges from 15% to 80% in 24 min, honestly it sounds fantastic!

Read more: Twitter

From issue #50

Tesla debuts massive V3 Supercharger station in the heart of Las Vegas Strip

This Supercharger station has 24 V3 charging stalls and 15 additional Tesla wall connectors. The wall connectors are powered by solar panels during the day and by power walls at night. Honestly, this Supercharger looks amazing! And on top of that, it’s great news that Tesla is already installing V3 Superchargers outside of the beta test locations and that they are using a full Tesla solar system to power them. This makes possible installing Superchargers that are independent from the electirc grid opening it up to more remote locations.

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From issue #69

Tesla introduces V3 Supercharging

Here are some highlights:

  • It supports peak rates of up to 250kW per car
  • Model 3 LR can recover up to 75 miles of charge in 5 minutes
  • Charging rates of up to 1,000 miles per hour
  • Designed to enable any owner to charge at the full power their battery can take, no more splitting power with a vehicle in the stall next to you
  • V3 Supercharger will drop the typical charging time to around 15 minutes
  • On-Route Battery Warmup. Now, whenever you navigate to a Supercharger station, your vehicle will intelligently heat the battery to ensure you arrive at the optimal temperature to charge, reducing average charge times for owners by 25%
  • Model S and X charging speeds will increase via software updates in the coming months

See more: Tesla

From issue #49

Tesla keeps improving charging speed

With Supercharging v3 still on just a few places, M3s keep getting better and better charging speeds. This time ben1628 shows us how his car got to 1008km/hr on a v2 Supercharger, amazing!

Read more: TMC Forum

From issue #61

Tesla's first V3 Supercharging stations are open to the public

Fremont’s Supercharger is open again and is on the V3 Supercharging (up to 250kWh). Don’t go there just now, you need the latest software 2019.20.1 on your car to get the higher charging rate. Anyhow, it is exciting that Tesla is starting to roll this out.

Read more: Engadget

From issue #63