Tesla drops Standard Range versions of Model S and X

Tesla has discontinued the Standard Range versions of the Model S and Model X, effectively increasing the minimum price of each car by a few thousand dollars, reports Reuters. The company’s online configurator now only lists the Long Range and Performance models of each car as being available to order. Tesla has also cut the price of the cheapest version of the Model 3 currently sold online, the Standard Range Plus model, from $39,900 to $38,990.

The changes mean that the starting price of the Model S has increased from $75,000 to $79,990, while the Model X’s starting price has increased from $81,000 to $84,990.

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