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Next Gen Rear Seats Are Back in the Design Studio

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Rockster, Feb 3, 2015.

  1. Rockster

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    #1 Rockster, Feb 3, 2015
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    Take a look at the design studio. The rear is showing next gen seats again. (My apologies if this has already been noted elsewhere and I missed it.)

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  2. SwedishAdvocate

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    That sure sparked a lot of discussion :wink:
     
  3. Rockster

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    Yeah, really. I thought with all the recent back-and-forth on the seats that this was quite a discovery. In fact, I was in the Northpark gallery today and the folks in the gallery had no idea that the rear seats of been updated again. They said that they had heard nothing about the rear seat change and they believe the website is a mistake. We compared their software (flat-panel displays in the gallery) with the website and the gallery software still shows the old seats in the back with the premium upgrade
     
  4. andrewket

    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    Unfortunately, the sales staff is frequently the last to know about changes.
     
  5. HFh

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    The seats appear to be gone again.
     
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    Looks to me like they are there.
     
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    They are there, P85D only.
     
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    They pulled the new rear seats for a while, due to complaints about comfort and not folding down all the way. They softened the bolsters, made the seats fold down more (to about 7% incline), and they're back now.
     
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    Yes the Next Gen seats are available in the Design Studio but only for the P85D and only once you select leather seats (the default is textile).

    I hope they are also available for the 85D model soon.
     
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    Weird. I don't see any difference when I switch between and I certainly don't see the picture upthread. Maybe it's a caching issue?
     
  11. SwedishAdvocate

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    I can see them. Can't say I really understand how cacheing (?) works, but that theory seems likely to me. But again, if that's the case, then it seems like kind of a bad website design...


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    Just out of curiosity: Anyone who wants to guess how long it will take Tesla to ramp up production of these new seats so that they'll be able to offer them with all cars they produce?
     
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    Me too! I'm waiting for the NG seats to hit the 85D so that I can consider upgrading my '14 85.... :)
     

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