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Valet Mode in upcoming 6.2 FW

Discussion in 'Model S' started by malikmrz, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. malikmrz

    malikmrz Member

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    #1 malikmrz, Mar 21, 2015
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    Does anybody know details about this mode?
    Can one set limit on max battery consumption?
    On cold weather car set limits on regen and max energy consumption so I wonder can one set limits manually
     
  2. arijaycomet

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    Not much data is out on it yet....

    From here:
    Model S Has You Covered | Tesla Motors

    Valet Mode allows you to place Model S into a restricted mode, limiting its speed, locking the glove box and frunk, and hiding your personal information. It conveniently and discreetly protects your Model S when somebody else is behind the wheel.
     
  3. malikmrz

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    #3 malikmrz, Mar 21, 2015
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    If it comes with limiting max energy consumption would be nice
     
  4. MsElectric

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    I hope it allows for more granular control of the car such as speed, acceleration (power usage), geo fencing say within a 1 mile radius so you get a notification if driven further, as well as the range the car can be driven (3 miles should be more than enough range to valet park your car!).

    Also it should pretty much lock down everything not needed to park the car including the audio system. It should basically turn the car into a poorly optioned Kia Rio.
     
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    Hopefully, it will require a pin. It must. It would be useless without it.
     
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    Yes, and hopefully they will randomly shift the PIN keypad around so you can't look at standard keypad number positions to break the code.
     
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    better if in future models they add some bio ID like fingerprint in iPhones to activate some car features
     
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    On the Roadster it is a very nice feature. It does require a pin to enable and disable and it limits power to about 50% and top speed to about 55. It also tells you how far it has been driven as well as how many trunk attempts and pin attempts there has been.
     
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    It came with last upgrade 3.0 or was before?
     
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    I believe Valet mode was from day one and was VERY surprised to see the Model S did not have it. I have one of the early 1.5 models.
     
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    Roadsters had Valet Mode from the beginning, as far as I know.

    It is odd that it has taken this long to show up in the Model S. But once 6.2 is out that will be one less thing we can complain about.
     
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    The valet yesterday mentioned that the car was low on charge (30 miles) and I told him it was to discourage joyriding by valets :big grin:. Best valet mode so far.
     

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