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Tesla is testing new tail lights for the Model S refresh.

More likely to reduce cost.

Maybe that’s because they are common to all MS, since the beginning of time?!
I just checked, newer Model Y tails that aren’t 100% compatible with pre-late 2020 Model Y, are also OTC without vin

Even if they VIN restrict it we’ll see them on Ebay after a month lol
 

hotsoup

Is that my bestie in a tessie??
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The appliqué-less hatch design has been in Tesla’s mind for a while. Here’s an S with a different hatch from May 2021. If this hatch is related to the new hatch, we can assume that the new lights will fit the old design, since they used the old lights in the newer hatch (obviously to not hurt demand due to a leak)

Also it’s possible that the new design will use a smaller appliqué to fit that new indented area, they just didn’t tape it on. Makes sense because that test car is using silver wheels, def not a production car
Man, the aero kit is going to be awesome but they're still not going as far as I'd want them to go. Not everyone likes a sleeper car and it already is one - if they're going to add something, they should go balls to the wall. I'd love a Plaid "RS"/"Black Series" model with the aggressive aero that those respective cars have, like a DTM racer. I'm talking:

- Huge fixed rear aerofoil
- More downforce fins/vents for brakes
- Wider stance/flares/tires
- Carbon fiber all the things
 
Just saw this render from Alwinart. Much needed, but I think he forgot to update the charge port design.
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WilliamG

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Spotted one out on public roads testing. Managed to snap some (shitty) pictures...
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Very nice. Almost certain we’ll see this before long. Looks much better. Is it a Plaid without a spoiler? I can’t read the badge because of your…ahem…self-described pictures.

Also, were the front lights the same (if you got to check that is…)?
 

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