Some Tesla Mannequin three house owners and reservation holders are blowing up Reddit threads accusing the automaker of pulling a “bait and change” with expensive trim package deal.
The difficulty is that automobiles outfitted with a $5,000 premium improve possibility are being delivered with a woven textile materials instead of the suede-like Alcantara headliner depicted in promotional photos of the automobile and in automobiles equipped to media shops for check drives.
Whereas the choice didn’t specify that it included Alcantara, some early construct Mannequin 3s have been delivered to staff with the fabric on their ceilings and roof pillars earlier than what Tesla refers to because the “premium textile materials” began showing.
A number of house owners have even posted images of automobiles with the 2 supplies combined in them.
Elon Musk hasn’t responded to any of the Tweets on the subject but, however Tesla issued the next assertion to Electrek in response to the complaints:
“As we proceed to extend manufacturing of Mannequin three and produce extra top quality automobiles for patrons, all Mannequin three autos are being made with the identical premium textile headliner present in our flagship Mannequin S and Mannequin X autos, which has all the time been deliberate at this stage of manufacturing.”
Nevertheless, images of the Mannequin S on the Tesla web site nonetheless present it with the Alcantara trim.