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Anything new in the 2014 Model S?

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by AR123, May 13, 2014.

  1. AR123

    AR123 New Member

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    Hello!

    Most car manufacturers add/upgrade a few features in their vehicles when going from one year to the next.
    But, haven't seen any such information about Tesla.
    Is there anything new in the 2014 Model S as compared to the 2013 version?

    Just wondering.
     
  2. PokerBroker

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    Tesla doesn't follow the typical "model year" format... When they have a new development or want to add features they do it as they are ready
     
  3. ecarfan

    ecarfan Well-Known Member

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    Tesla does not introduce new features on a fixed annual basis and Musk has stated that the traditional concept of a "model year" is irrelevant to him.

    To Tesla a 2014 "model" is any car with a production completion date during that calendar year. During a calendar year new features are introduced when they are ready to be put into production. It is not possible to accurately predict when a new feature will be introduced.
     
  4. green1

    green1 Active Member

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    That said, is someone keeping a list somewhere of when specific features were introduced? It would make it a lot easier for someone buying a used car if they could look this stuff up somewhere...
     
  5. Steve1501

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    A Model S is a Model S..... just look for how it is configured, and do not be concerned with the minute differences
     
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    Tesla does it just like Ferrari does! No "model year" BS.
     
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    I remember there was a thread that showed what became standard over the years. I searched but couldn't find it.
     
  8. BerTX

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    It is in a Wiki, rather than a forum thread, so look there. Actually, there is one for software/firmware changes and another for options changes.
     
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    You also have to watch for which month in 2014.
    In April, the parcel shelf wasn't standard , but in May it was (I know cause I just missed it). I think parking sensors also became standard near the end of 2014.

    Better to look in the Wiki. (as others have said)
     
  10. TomServo

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    What does the 10th digit of the VIN equal?
     
  11. 78Lion

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    From Decoding VIN thread above

    Digit 10, Model Year:
    C = 2012
    D = 2013
    E = 2014
    F = 2015
     
  12. TomServo

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    Thanks, that's how I thought you could determine the YEAR of a Tesla.
     

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