Tesla has added a swivel screen to the yoke-equipped model S.

According to reports from multiple owners, the Tesla Model S is leaving the factory with a swiveling central touchscreen.

Tesla recently gave the Model S (and Model X) a significant internal update that included a steering yoke, but did not confirm the swivel screen. Owners have reported seeing the screen and claiming it is the original equipment.

Pictures taken at a Tesla store in Taiwan and Posted on Twitter Show a Model S by Michael Hu tilting the screen towards the driver. But customers were not allowed to enter the car and remove the screen, according to Teslarati.

Tesla Charging (Courtesy of Tesla, Inc.)

Tesla Charging (Courtesy of Tesla, Inc.)

Inside A video Posted on Twitter by Larry Lee, a Model S is seen with a motorized screen for facing the driver or front passenger. In response to his original tweet, Lee said the feature was “from [the] Tesla factory “and the model ST shown in the video was distributed on April 29, Edge Note

The Model S has always been at the forefront of screen technology, although the failed touchscreen in the Model S and X led to a large-scale withdrawal request from the U.S. government. Couldn’t fix that with over-the-air updates. This applies to cars with older versions of the portrait-based screen swapped for a horizontal-based screen as part of a recent interior refresh.

Tesla has also lost its monopoly on the big screen. Lucid Air has a retractable pilot panel attached to a 34-inch 5K main screen for climate control, seat settings and other functions. And the BMW i7 was recently unveiled with a huge 31.3-inch BMW theater screen, which comes down from the roof so that the passengers in the back seat can watch movies while driving with them.

2021 Tesla Model S Plaid

2021 Tesla Model S Plaid

Some Chinese-market vehicles have rotating screens for several years. And Our recent observations Tesla fans have been vocal about the usefulness of rotating screens in the Fischer Ocean – such as when switching from navigation mode to entertainment mode – to justify why Tesla screens have been fixed.

We look forward to seeing your thoughts. If you think the Tesla approach is better here, why is the tilt mechanism more useful than the rotating method (or less likely to break, perhaps, looking at the original complaint)?

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