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So what is the top speed people are seeing from their MX-30s?

I got my 2022 model up to 98mph this evening on a nice straight flat bit of motorway. It seemed to get up to speed much more easier than the 2020 model I test drove last year 馃
 

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Sorry, I don鈥檛 think you did. It鈥檚 not like an ICE where you can disconnect the engine from the drivetrain - you are limited by the physical RPM of the motor.

2 issues I see here are:
1. Driving at that speed will give you a range of about 70-80 miles
2. The speed limit in the UK is 70
 

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The official top speed was 87mph for the previous model. I know they upgraded the charging rates but I thought the drive motor was the same. You say flat bit of motorway, was it a flat surface down the side of a mountain 馃彅馃榾 perhaps or has something has been upgraded as mine runs out of puff nowhere near 87mph
 

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Sorry, I don鈥檛 think you did. It鈥檚 not like an ICE where you can disconnect the engine from the drivetrain - you are limited by the physical RPM of the motor.

2 issues I see here are:
1. Driving at that speed will give you a range of about 70-80 miles
2. The speed limit in the UK is 70
1. It was a short stretch, I was overtaking and I wondered how fast it would go if I let it, I doubt I would get 40miles range if I drove everywhere at 98 馃槀 honestly I was watching the percentage points fall off!!

2. As soon as I realised my error, via the speed indicator upon the dashboard,I took all available steps to return the vehicle to safe speed for the road conditions, your honour.
 

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The official top speed was 87mph for the previous model. I know they upgraded the charging rates but I thought the drive motor was the same. You say flat bit of motorway, was it a flat surface down the side of a mountain 馃彅馃榾 perhaps or has something has been upgraded as mine runs out of puff nowhere near 87mph
Flattish鈥 Devon isn鈥檛 renowned for its mountains 馃槀
Yes, the 2020 MX-30 I test drove was really struggling once the speedo hit 83鈥 Hence my surprise with this 2022 model, and why I鈥檓 keen to see what others are achieving.

I also noticed that the battery temp was at halfway today, where it鈥檚 usually about 1 quarter from the bottom 馃
 
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