30/05/2020

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Tesla Model Y battery housing compared to Model 3 by Sandy Munro

At any time because Tesla unveiled the Model Y, fans have in contrast each and...

At any time because Tesla unveiled the Model Y, fans have in contrast each and every out there spec to the Model three sedan the crossover is primarily based on. Tesla Raj has dissected each and every feature alter from tow hook to coat hooks, OCDetailing in contrast usability and paint finishes, and Tesla software investigator Greentheonly discovered the Model Y works by using distinctive laptop or computer chips with a lot quicker Ethernet than people observed in the Model three. Enter production marketing consultant Sandy Munro, who already declared the Model Y “a significantly cry from anything we saw on the Model three.”

Munro’s undertaken a full teardown of a Model Y which is up to 26 YouTube episodes so significantly. In episode 24, Munro in contrast the crossover’s battery to the battery from his teardown of a Model three, noting quite a few dissimilarities in the detailing. It ought to be manufactured clear up entrance that the Model three is from 2018, and not obtaining disassembled a newer design, Munro admits he does not know what improvements the ever-tinkering Tesla may well have manufactured in the sedan’s device to match the Model Y. 

The improvements start out on top rated of the battery pack housing. The bulb seal all over the Model three pack is long gone, with a smaller foam pack in its area exactly where the battery satisfies the underside of the chassis casting. Throughout the surface area of the housing, the Model three has a few big pieces of die-reduce fiber padding that sit inside of a few depressions in the stamping. The padding’s disappeared on the Model Y, replaced by 4 strips of foam isolators, a significantly much less highly-priced choice. At the entrance of the pack between the electronics, Tesla engineers eradicated the AC filter wire harness trough, terminal caps on the significant-voltage security switches, and a protective cover for a trio of fuses. As with the transfer to foam isolators, people revisions appear to be to be illustrations of slicing prices in techniques that will not have an impact on the client knowledge. There’s one particular example of a alter that provides expenditure, that getting the significant-voltage port now fashioned from aluminum in its place of plastic. Munro has nothing at all poor to say about any of the new aspects of the Model Y housing and electronics. 

The whole sequence is appealing, a different spotlight getting episode sixteen evaluating Model three and Model Y motors, for the reason that Munro looks at motors from the Nissan Leaf, Audi E-Tron, Jaguar I-Tempo, Chevy Volt and Bolt, BMW i3, and Toyota Prius right before diving into the Teslas.  

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