Tesla has unveiled a refresh of its super successful Model S saloon. The refresh has been highly anticipated by Tesla enthusiasts and is the first major redesign of the company’s flagship car since it first launched in 2012. The new Model S features a brand-new interior, an updated powertrain, and most surprisingly, a new steering wheel design right out of a science fiction movie.
The biggest changes to the car can be seen on the inside in what Tesla describes as an “entirely new interior”. Firstly, the signature huge touchscreen in the middle of the dashboard has been rotated 90 degrees from a portrait to a landscape orientation like the Model 3 and Model Y. Its size has also increased to 17 inches. The dashboard design has completely changed, taking a more minimal approach with a thin strip of wood running on top and continuing onto the door panels. The driver’s gauge cluster is the same 12.3 inch screen as before, but it’s housing has been made simpler.
There’s also a new 8 inch screen in the rear, behind the newly design center console and arm rests. The new Model S also gains a significant amount of processing power, with