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Speculate: what will be included in the next major revamp of the Model S?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by CurrentRide, Nov 19, 2015.

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  1. gizmoboy

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    It seems like people are now posting their wish lists rather than things they think are going to be in a possible refresh...
     
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    But check it out on the S, courtesy of reddit. I think it could look more muscular, and is a great refresh:

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  3. MsElectric

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    Wow that actually looks really very good. I love that look. It is elegant and sleek.
     
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    Dual integrated dashcams, ie feed from front AP camera and backup cam to record on SD card slot on dash.
     
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    #25 mkspeedr, Nov 19, 2015
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    [FONT=&amp]I understand newer is not alwaysbetter – Pierre Terblanche and Chris Bangle were too new for me.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&amp]I like the new nose on the S – I think it looks great. [/FONT]

     
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    That is fugly.
     
  7. gizmoboy

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    I like it a lot. More than on the X...
     
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    #28 DrGuest, Nov 19, 2015
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    I would like to see FLIR Large animal detection for night driving enhanced safety sooner than later. There are more large animals in Montana than people, and are best to avoid hitting. People walking dogs on rural roadways are so hard to see and consequences can be horrific. A system that puts a yellow box around objects that turn red and sound an audio alert if they are nearing your driving path. Passengers could assist the driver by watching the monitor. Better yet, when the animal is detected, the car brakes to the avoid impact. I read that Mobile Eye plans to ad large animal detection.
    This an after market product that so far won't work with our 17 inch UI so would require yet another monitor mounted somewhere. That would be a bit to much but I love the technology.

    FLIR PathFindIR NIGHT VISION CAMERA



    Mercedes has a very good product

     
  9. Zybane

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    Out of the two, I'd hands down take this one:

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  10. ICUDoc

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    these^.
    And:
    -ability to use an iPod via USB
    -front camera with IR
    -Homelink for Australians (COME ON, Tesla...)
    Regards
    Hello from Sydney, where it's 110 degrees today :)
     
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    Approved

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    Approved
     
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    makes the car look like it needs braces. Quite the overbite going on here.
    Just say NO!
     
  13. Reeler

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    Kill the nose cone.

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    Clearly Tesla must follow market leading Toyota:

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    ugg... so ugly
     
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    More wish-list than speculation: Inflatable seats (similar to the Mercedes option) that can hold you in while cornering and massage your back on long trips.

    Panic bar (grab handle) for obvious reasons and also to help the elderly get in and out of the car.

    Or maybe I can date younger women. Again, more wish-list than speculation.
     
  17. MsElectric

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    The sleek look of a Model S without the nose cone has nothing to do with Toyota's monstrosity you have shown here...

    The nosecone is a silly vestige of ICE cars that need a grill and was put in to blend in better.
     
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    I want that fugly nose on all new cars because it will instantly increase the value of my classic Model S:)
     
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    Hah that would be funny. People looking for pre-x numbered cars to not get the re-designed nose cone and increasing the older cars value. The front of a car is it's "face". The X front end reminds of something like this:


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    Remember, there are cars out there that do or have in the past no front radiator and not really "needed" a front grill to suck in air. They haven't done a plain nose like that before in the past because it looks silly.
     
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    #40 MsElectric, Nov 20, 2015
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    You do realize that cars are not people like? Are you also going to complain that when cars loose the side view mirrors it is like cutting off the ears of a person? :)

    The nosecone is a silly appendage to make the initial Model S vehicles blend in with other cars. That is now unnecessary.

    I bet the nosecone will be gone next year and we will have a new and sleek look for the Model S.
     

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