Tesla announced on Twitter a wide range of new options coming through its over-the-air 2023 Vacation Replace. It comes with quite a few extremely helpful options each for comfort and security (together with a quantity which were commonplace on different automobiles for years). It additionally comes with one that can probably drive neighbors loopy.
And we’ll kick issues off with that obnoxious one: screaming goat noises. In a pure development from the onboard fart sound generator, Tesla goes to make it in order that the automobile can play a very well-known screaming goat (or probably sheep, we’re not specialists on these animals) sound, which you’ll be able to hear within the video under.
However in contrast to the fart sound participant (at the very least initially), this can play via the automobile’s exterior audio system as a substitute for the horn beeping or numerous different sounds to substantiate that you’ve got remotely locked the automobile. We are able to think about this being humorous the primary couple instances, however we doubt the neighbors will take pleasure in it just a few weeks later when it screams each time the automobile is parked within the driveway. Or when it screams again and again as somebody is urgent the distant lock button to search out the automobile in a parking zone.
Goat apart, there are some helpful security options which were added. Probably the most welcome ones is the addition of an precise blind-spot warning, one thing that is been ubiquitous on different automobiles for a really very long time. Equally there’s emergency 911 dialing in case the automobile deploys airbags.
On the comfort aspect, the replace will let rear seat passengers play cellular video games on the rear display screen and pair Bluetooth headphones particularly to the rear display screen media participant. Apple Podcasts will now function natively on the infotainment system; Tesla navigation will present velocity digicam, site visitors mild and cease signal areas; multi-stop journeys may be setup within the Tesla app; a brand new mild present mode can be obtainable; and extra cameras can be utilized in Sentry Mode together with 3D visualization of environment when parking.
This replace package deal goes reside subsequent week. Tesla notes that not all fashions will be capable to reap the benefits of all options. It did not specify precisely which fashions, although.