Tesla CCS adapter spotted charging at over 200 kW – is it finally going to be available?

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Tesla’s ain CCS adapter was spotted charging a Model Y astatine implicit 200 kW – a archetypal for Tesla’s elusive adapter. Is it yet going to beryllium available?

With the motorboat of the Model 3 and its Supercharger V3 successful Europe, Tesla switched its main charging modular to CCS.

The automaker ended up launching a CCS adapter for Model S and Model X owners to beryllium capable to usage the increasing CCS charging presumption networks.

Tesla made the adapter – which is CCS to Type 2 (standard complaint connector successful Europe) – disposable successful immoderate markets, but it ne'er released a CCS adapter for its ain proprietary connector, which the automaker uses for its vehicles successful North America and a fewer different markets.

This near Tesla owners successful North America incapable to instrumentality vantage of increasing third-party charging networks utilizing the CCS standard, similar Electrify America.

In 2020, Tesla announced that specified a CCS1 adapter is coming, but it lone made it disposable successful Korea for immoderate reason.

There’s beardown request for the adapter successful North America – capable that galore Tesla owners started jumping done hoops to import the CCS1 adapter.

When launching the ~$250 adapter successful Korea, Tesla said that it was rated for 150 kW, but present a Model Y proprietor who imported it managed to complaint astatine 205 kW astatine an EVgo presumption with it (via Reddit):

As you tin see, it charged astatine 205 kW astatine 19% authorities of charge, and it settled astatine conscionable implicit 100 kW erstwhile passing 50% authorities of charge. It’s not wide however the adapter is doing amended than its rated capableness erstwhile it was announced. It could beryllium a bundle update aft further testing.

Hopefully, it means that Tesla mightiness yet beryllium person to launching the CCS1 adapter successful North America.

In the meantime, it’s inactive imaginable to get it straight from Tesla successful Korea. A Tesla proprietor enactment unneurotic a very utile guide astir it.

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