Model S

NASA, Orbis Unveil Carbon-Ceramic Brakes for Tesla Model S Plaid

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has teamed up with Orbis Brakes to create lightweight, high-performance brakes for the Tesla Model S Plaid (and other vehicles) that don’t cost as much as currently available aftermarket kits — reports MotorTrend. The braking solution was a new concept from Orbis, which caught the eye of […]

First Look in Action: Tesla Model S Plaid Refresh Charge Port [VIDEO]

After sharing a video showcasing the new headlights and taillights on his new 2022 Tesla Model S Plaid (the refresh of a refresh?!), @JacobIsAMac has now detailed the new charge port door on his electric sedan. New charge port on refresh Model S Plaid! @klwtts @SawyerMerritt @Teslarati @elonmusk @teslainventory pic.twitter.com/AotrUH5UZr — " Jacob " (@JacobIsAMac) […]

Tesla Model S Plaid with New Tail Lights Spotted on Delivery Truck [PICS]

JayTee427 over on the TMC Forums on Saturday spotted several delivery trucks transporting “refreshed” Model S Plaid units south along Route 101 in California, away from Tesla’s Fremont factory where the high-performance electric sedan is manufactured. “The appliqué delete looks to be body color now,” observed JayTee427. The discovery not only proves that Tesla’s Fremont factory […]

Tesla Launches ‘Get to Know Your Tesla’ Live Chat Events, Register Now

Tesla has launched ‘Get to Know Your Tesla’ events, which lets anyone register to participate in live chats with company product experts, to learn more about their cars (via @SawyerMerritt). “Join us for a live chat with our product experts from the comfort of home,” explains Tesla’s website. Registration starts from February 25 to April […]

Tesla Launches Camera-Based Autopilot for Model S/X, as Radar Dropped

A recent update to Tesla’s ‘Transitioning to Tesla Vision’ Support page confirms that all Model S and Model X electric vehicles (EVs) built for the North American market as of mid-February 2022 will not be equipped with radar and will instead transition entirely to the automaker’s camera-based Vision Autopilot system. “As of mid-February 2022, all […]

Tesla Model S with New Rear Taillights Spotted at Night [PIC]

Tesla recently paused its U.S. factory lines to accommodate for new headlight and taillight upgrades for its Model S sedan.  Headlights will now get new matrix LEDs, as previously spotted at a Tesla event in Taiwan. The taillights will sport a revised ‘flatter’ red LED pattern, that no longer goes around the perimeter of the […]