Tesla’s Model S design hasn’t actually modified a lot since 2016, however it seems poised for an (arguably overdue) replace. According to Electrek, The Kilowatts have spotted what seems to be a Mannequin S design refresh roaming round Palo Alto. At first look, it’s a extra aggressively styled automobile with a wider physique with extra pronounced fender and wider hips. The manufacturer-operated automobile additionally regarded prefer it had revised wheels, lights and an up to date rear diffuser.
It’s not sure if there are any inside adjustments. Tesla hopes to ship its extra highly effective, longer-ranged Model S Plaid in late 2021, however the car you see right here isn’t essentially a prototype of that automobile — it might be a tweak that arrives independently of bigger under-the-surface revisions. Tesla has a historical past of decoupling design and technological adjustments (self-driving hardware arrived roughly half a yr after the April 2016 refresh, for instance).