Some good news for prospective German Tesla Customers. CEO Elon Musk announced today that Tesla would be tuning cars for German roads, meaning that they would have higher top speeds.  “I was just driving the Model S on the Autobahn, on one of the unrestricted sections. It was a lot of fun,” said Musk. “But for Buyers of the Model S, we’ll offer a free, optional high-speed tuning.”

https://twitter.com/teslamotors/status/392721018449457152

Lucky Germans will also have more Superchargers per capita than anywhere else in the world as well as slightly higher powered ones which is important because of the high drain at high speeds. Below, a map of what roads will be covered by Superchargers by the end of next year:

Apple-iPad-event-2013 2013-10-22 at 6.10.35 PM

FTC: We use income earning auto affiliate links. More.


Subscribe to Electrek on YouTube for exclusive videos and subscribe to the podcast.

You’re reading Electrek— experts who break news about Tesla, electric vehicles, and green energy, day after day. Be sure to check out our homepage for all the latest news, and follow Electrek on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to stay in the loop. Don’t know where to start? Check out our YouTube channel for the latest reviews.

About the Author