Model S is designed to allow a fast battery swap, exchanging your battery for a fully charged battery in less than half the time it takes to refill a gas tank. This offers Model S drivers another, even faster option when recharging while driving long distances.
Tesla Supercharging for free recharges in 20-30 minutes
Telsa still provides free charging at supercharging stations.
Tesla Superchargers allow Model S owners to travel for free between cities along well-traveled highways in North America, Europe and Asia. Superchargers provide half a charge in as little as 20 minutes and are strategically placed to allow owners to drive from station to station with minimal stops.
Today – 144 stations
Complete West and East Coast coverage
2014 – 80% of the US population and parts of Canada
2015 – 98% of the US population and parts of Canada
Today – 121 stations
Today – 48 stations
Superchargers are located near amenities like roadside diners, cafes, and shopping centers. Road trippers can stop for a quick meal and have their Model S charged when they’re done.
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