Tesla said improvements it is making to its older Roadster model will let the electric car travel about 400 miles on a single charge.
Tesla Motors Inc. CEO Elon Musk tweeted about the upgrade Thursday and Tesla posted more details on its website Friday.
Tesla stopped making Roadsters in 2012, the year it introduced the Model S.
The company said not to expect any major upgrades in the battery or range of its Model S "in the near term." Musk said that upgrade will happen eventually.
The Model S comes with two battery options. The larger battery has a range of 265 miles, according to EPA testing.