Tesla's Superchargers will soon be getting an upgrade that will let their cars charge faster than ever before. The new 1MW power cabinet will support peak rates at up to 250kW, which translates to 75 miles of charge in 5 minutes when plugged into a Model 3 Long Range. Power sharing will also no longer be necessary and this means you'll be able to reduce your charging time by 50% with typical charging times lowered to about 15 minutes.
Coinciding with the launch of the V3 Superchargers will be a new update called On-Route Battery Warmup that will begin to heat the battery to the optimal temperature when you make your way to a Supercharger station. This will lower charge times by about 25% and it allows stations to serve double the amount of customers.
V3 Supercharging will first be available for the Model 3 and the first public beta site will be located in the Bay Area for owners in Tesla's Early Access Program. A wider rollout of the V3 Supercharging systems will open throughout the year with European and Asia-Pacific markets to launch at the end of the year.