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Vented seats gone, alcantara dash gone, air suspension gone = new S interior coming

Discussion in 'Model S' started by calisnow, Jun 17, 2017.

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  1. jelloslug

    jelloslug Active Member

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    It seems to come and go.
     
  2. sakimano

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    Refreshing the interior is unlikely. The car is 6 model years old already 2013-2018 with a few 2012s thrown in too.

    Since it's tesla maybe they'll take a little longer but 6 years is about it in the car world before a new model is deployed.

    The facelift kicked in after what...4 years? So maybe that will drag this out to 2019 but in either 2019 or 2020 there will be a whole new model S.

    People get bored even if something is great. Most people who bought a 2013 model S, then upgraded to a P90D in 2016 aren't going to buy a 2019 P100D if it's largely the same car they've owned twice already. I would. I think it's great. But I'm not most people.
     
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  3. AnxietyRanger

    AnxietyRanger Well-Known Member

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    FWIW there are IMO strong rumors that we are in for an interior or dash refresh. OTOH there are no rumors of a new Model S yet, that I know of.

    Rumor summary: Blind-spot cameras, Rain sensing, Level 3, Big battery, Interior/HUD

    I agree that 6 years (2018 for Model S) is normal for a normal car, with facelift at 3-4 years. Sometimes this is stretched to 8+ years (2020+ in the case of Model S). But then, Tesla is not really normal, so all bets are off.
     
  4. P100DHG.

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    Any one watch Grand Tour last night. They showed the “New” Bentley Continental GT. Paraphrasing: “Same car for the last 15 years nothing really new.” Cars that look good and sell may not need to be refreshed like a Ford or a Chevy I gathered from that last night. Just my interpretation.
     
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