By Mark HosenballBloomberg|October 20, 2019 10:24:42As we get ready to launch our first batch of the Model S, the Tesla battery pack for the new car has been spotted by a customer on Instagram.
The photo, which has now been shared thousands of times, shows the battery pack attached to the car’s roof.
It’s a rather odd arrangement for the Model X, which does not use an airbag system, and which is fitted with an entirely separate airbag.
But the photo shows the Model 3, a smaller, less-expensive variant of the sedan.
Tesla has not yet provided any details about how much it will cost for the battery packs.
The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The Model 3 is likely to be Tesla’s biggest and most expensive battery pack.
In 2017, it launched with a $3,000-plus price tag, and it will be the first electric car to use a combination of batteries and electric motors.
The Model 3’s battery pack can provide more than 1,500 miles of range and can charge in as little as eight hours.
The pack is capable of producing 1,800 kWh of energy, and Tesla expects it to reach 50% of its total energy capacity by 2020.
The car has a starting price of $37,900, and the base model has an expected starting price around $50,000.
The $35,000 base model comes with a base 60 kWh battery, and an estimated range of about 300 miles.