25 Nov '15, 8pm

Tesla Model X Buyer Finds Hidden Doubly Quick 72A On-Board Charger Option

Imagine a major automotive company hiding an optional feature because it does not want buyers to choose it. That, by its own admission, is exactly what Tesla has done for buyers now invited to privately configure their Model X which comes standard with a 48-amp on-board single charger (OBC) which restricts charge times compared to Model S with dual chargers. “We are still recommending the 48 amp AC charger so we hid the High Amperage Charger Upgrade option,” said Tesla of an irrevocable choice that costs Tesla $1,000 per order not to sell, and which locks in a slower AC recharge rate for the life of the Model X. This discovery was made this week by a buyer who found the option not immediately presented by the online configurator Tesla calls its Design Studio. The revealed option lets buyers select a 72-amp on-board charger that could potentially chop recharge times by as m...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/model-x-buyer-finds-hidden-72-a...

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