In keeping with Tesla, the brand new glass roof design “weighs much less and permits 5x extra mild with [the] similar degree of UV safety” because the outdated roof. The automaker goes on to state that the roof replace additionally improves the automobile’s dealing with by reducing its total heart of gravity.
– Glass roof now weighs much less & permits 5x extra mild with similar degree of UV safety. This additionally improves dealing with because it helps low heart of gravity
– Plaid S & X include improved brake pads with greater thermal capability = higher total braking efficiency
— Tesla (@Tesla) March 9, 2023
Tesla additionally revealed that the Plaid variations of the Mannequin S and Mannequin X will take pleasure in improved braking efficiency through new brake pads with a better thermal capability. Contemplating that these autos can blaze from 0-60 mph in as little as 1.99 seconds in response to Tesla, the beefed up brakes must be a welcome addition. Highlighting the brand new brakes — whereas including a uncommon bit of glitz to the famously understated efficiency sedan and SUV — the brake calipers are receiving some shiny purple covers peeking out from behind the wheels.
Lastly, the EV maker lastly caved in to the notion that not all drivers need the futuristic-yet-controversial yoke steering wheel. A standard spherical steering wheel can now be substituted for the yoke on new automobiles, freed from cost. House owners of older autos that detest the yoke might want to have the spherical steering wheel retrofitted at a price of $700.