Tesla Launches Model S/X Standard Range That’s More Affordable

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Tesla has unveiled its latest additions to their celebrated line-up: the Model S and Model X Standard Range variants. The launch provides consumers with a more cost-effective option without compromising on performance.

The Model S Standard Range is priced at $78,490 USD, which is a significant $10,000 USD less than its Long Range counterpart. Despite the reduced price tag, it boasts an impressive estimated range of 320 miles, a top speed of 149 mph, and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3.7 seconds.

Furthermore, the model comes with a Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive, ensuring optimum performance in various driving conditions. Deliveries are estimated for September to October of this year.

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As for the Model X Standard Range, it too is set for deliveries between September and October 2023, but priced at $88,490 USD. This is also $10,000 cheaper than the Long Range version.

The vehicle has an estimated range of 269 miles, matches the Model S with a top speed of 149 mph, and has a respectable 0-60 mph acceleration time of 4.4 seconds, comparable to a Model Y Long Range. Like the Model S, it also features the Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive system.

This move by Tesla is likely to attract a broader audience, making luxury electric vehicles more accessible to potential buyers without sacrificing the brand’s renowned performance standards.

In Canada, the Model S Standard Range costs $108,990 CAD, which is $13,000 CAD cheaper than the Long Range version. The Model X is priced at $122,990 CAD, also $13,000 CAD cheaper than its Long Range counterpart.

It seems Tesla is likely software locking a Long Range to make it into a cheaper version to spur more sales, to create its Standard Range variant.

If you order your Tesla with a referral link, you can save an extra $1,000 USD ($1,300 CAD) off the Model S and Model X here, taking your savings down even further. Plus you get 3 months of Full Self-Driving for free.