Tesla’s hottest mannequin is lastly up for a redesign. Here is what may change.

Tesla's most popular model is finally up for a redesign. Here's what could change.


The Tesla Mannequin Y may very well be getting a refresh. SOPA Photographs/Getty Photographs
  • A refresh may very well be coming for the Mannequin Y in mid-2024.
  • Tesla is prepping its Shanghai manufacturing unit for the refresh, Bloomberg stories.
  • Extra redesigns are an indication Tesla is rising up.

Tesla could also be ringing in 2024 with a brand new and improved Mannequin Y.

Citing sources conversant in the matter, Bloomberg stories that Tesla is getting ready its Shanghai manufacturing unit to begin producing a refreshed Mannequin Y in mid-2024.

This refresh will include rather more important adjustments in and out than a latest replace in October, Bloomberg stories, however particulars on these adjustments are scarce. For clues on what this Mannequin Y redesign may seem like, look to the Mannequin 3 redesign earlier this yr.

For the European market, Tesla this summer time gave the Mannequin 3 a sportier look, with a sleeker entrance finish and extra luxurious inside highlighted by a brand new ambient lighting system throughout the sprint.

The Mannequin Y, a crossover that has gained important recognition because it went on sale in 2020, gained much more mass attraction this yr when Tesla quietly rolled out a extra reasonably priced base mannequin. It was among the best EV offers in the marketplace this summer time, with a value of round $36,490 (when factoring in a $7,500 federal tax credit score).

Tesla is rising up

Heading into this yr, Tesla CEO Elon Musk confronted strain from buyers to refresh the electrical automotive firm’s growing old lineup — particularly as extra competitors flooded the market.

Musk lengthy resisted the trade norm to refresh designs each few years and as a substitute rolled out completely new automobiles just like the Mannequin 3 in 2017, the Mannequin Y in 2020, and the Cybertruck final month.

However because the once-scrappy startup grows into one thing extra carefully resembling a daily automotive firm, issues Tesla by no means used to do — redesigns and reductions — have gotten extra commonplace at Musk’s automotive firm.

The normalcy is welcomed by many Tesla buyers, a few of whom proceed to be pissed off with Musk’s public antics, notably at his social media firm X (previously Twitter).

Are you out there for a Mannequin Y? What adjustments would you wish to see in a redesign? Contact this reporter at nnaughton@insider.com


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