Tesla (or no less than Tesla Europe) is lastly prepared to speak about its long-awaited, mid-cycle Mannequin 3 refresh.
The revamped car will ship with a number of options that had been beforehand unique to Tesla’s pricier fashions. Amongst them: ambient lighting, ventilated seats, claimed vary enhancements, a streamlined dashboard, an upgraded entrance touchscreen, the addition of a rear touchscreen and new paint hues, together with “extremely pink.” Plus, as The Autopian factors out, the brand new Mannequin 3’s entrance bumper appears a bit much less pouty.
A number of of Tesla’s modifications may additionally postpone some drivers, relying on their tastes for cost-cutting and hyper-minimalism.
For instance, Tesla is shifting the Mannequin 3’s shifter to the touchscreen, and it’s ditching the turn-signal stalks for steering-wheel buttons. This tracks with earlier “Challenge Highland” rumors and leaks, which TechCrunch beforehand lined.
The sportier Mannequin 3 appears to be coming to Europe and the Center East first; Tesla is already accepting orders for the car through its European web sites, with deliveries scheduled to start in October. The automaker hasn’t stated when the car will arrive within the U.S.