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Carbon fiber sliding console door?

My late 2016 Mod S has the optional carbon fiber trim. However, on my car, the lower console-- the sliding door and the flip-up door-- are plain black plastic.

The car is in for a windshield replacement ($$$) and the loaner car also has carbon fiber trim, but unlike my car the sliding console door is also trimmed in carbon fiber (the flip-up door is not).

Is/was this standard? Maybe a running change as Tesla is so fond of doing? Since it's a loaner from Tesla I doubt it's a third party piece, and it does perfectly match the other carbon fiber...


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Mar 8, 2015
Yes, the door is now carbon fiber. It changed sometime in late 2017. You can get a carbon fiber door from Tesla for about $75 and replace it yourself or pay Tesla to replace it for you.

This video shows it wasn't included in March 2017 but was in December 2017:

See also: How to Replace Center Console Sliding Door
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We offer Matte Carbon Fiber Center Console Flip Door and Sliding Tray Panel Set. It is handcrafted locally in Los Angeles and matches your factory carbon fiber trim.

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