Elon Musks Tesla Inc. TSLA on Thursday announced more updates for its pricier electric cars, including an Ultra-Red paint option and high-visibility glass roof.
What Happened: In a Twitter thread, Tesla posted the new features added to its lineup for the Model S and Model X. The company also said improved brake pads had been inserted into the Plaid S and X models.
The new glass roof would be a "high-visibility one that weighs less and lets in five times more light than before while retaining the same UV protection.
Our new ModelS roof glass lets in more light, allowing a clearer view of the sky, day or night, while maintaining the same level of heat and UVprotection, Tesla said.
Customers will now also have a round steering option instead of just the yoke.
Glass roof now weighs less & lets in 5x more light with same level of UV protection. This also improves handling as it helps low center of gravity
Plaid S & X come with improved brake pads with higher thermal capacity = better overall braking performance
– https://t.co/x8OohNopBp Tesla (@Tesla) March 9, 2023
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Why It Matters: Twitter users have flagged the absence of autopilot hardware in the new feature update.
Earlier this week, Tesla reportedly began rolling out a new Full Self-Driving Beta version 11 software update.
Tesla also chopped prices on bot Model S and Model X between 4% to 9%.
Price Action: On Thursday, Tesla shares closed 4.99% lower at $172.92 and fell 1.75% after-hours, according todata from Benzinga Pro.
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