Speculation is ripe in the air that Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) may unveil a new model if CEO, Elon Musk, tweets are something to go by. All attention has shifted to an October 9 press conference where Musk plans to shed more light on what he meant by tweeting ‘About time to unveil the D and something else.’
New Model Possibilities
The tech-industry is a buzz of what the D stands for with many of the opinion that it is a new line-up to the already existing Model-X and Model-S. The new model according to jalopnik will be a Dual motor all-wheel drive. The ‘Something else’ that Musk plans to unveil is thought to be a souped up version of the current Model-S.
The possibilities of what the D could stand for are endless. Some quarters argue it means ‘Driver Assistance’ something that has recently been’ seen on Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s new software.
Jalopnik has already spotted what it believes is a new P85D, an indication that Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) may be planning to launch a new Model S that features two smaller motors on board. Dual Motor AWD that was’ unveiled in Model-X SUV could make a comeback on Model-S according to TechCrunch.
Tesla’s other Possibilities
TechCrunch also believes that the ‘Something else’ that has been the talk of the town is a new version of Model-S with a 600HP able to reach top speeds of up to 155mph. Such a car will reportedly cost over $100 to $150k. An ultra-high performance car from Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) will go a long way in growing the niche market in terms of coolness and fast speeds.
Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) may also opt to increase the shelf life of Model S by simply offering more exclusive editions on its sales packages. There has been speculation that Tesla may add batteries to its current models as a way of ramping up cars ability to increase power draw.