Alleged Tesla Mannequin 3 Highland Components Pictures Present Redesigned Sprint, Door Playing cards

A number of pictures that seem to indicate inside components of the upcoming facelifted Tesla Mannequin 3 Highland have been leaked on-line, giving us an concept about what to anticipate by way of design from the refreshed all-electric entry-level sedan.

The photographs had been posted on X (previously often known as Twitter) by the consumer @xiaoteshushu and had been subsequently deleted, apparently on the request of the components provider who requested for them to be eliminated, however Drive Tesla Canada managed to obtain them and submit them on-line once more.

As beforehand reported, the Mannequin 3 often known as Venture Highland is anticipated to be a a lot less complicated car total by way of manufacturing, utilizing fewer and larger components to decrease the manufacturing prices as a lot as doable. This method could be seen within the picture that exhibits the present entrance door card on the high and the purported Highland door card on the backside.

Alleged Tesla Model 3 Highland Interior Parts

Alleged Tesla Mannequin 3 Highland Inside Components

As we speak, the Mannequin 3 has a bit of wooden trim or white trim on the high of the entrance door playing cards, which extends the equally coloured trim discovered on the sprint. Nonetheless, trying on the leaked picture, there’ll not be this design piece on the Highland Mannequin 3. As a substitute, the door card seems to be a lot less complicated, with an ambient lighting strip on the high and a brand new cloth materials. Moreover, the massive speaker on the backside left nook seems to be complemented by a brand new, smaller speaker fitted above it, probably a high-frequency tweeter.


Under, you possibly can see the present Mannequin 3 sprint panel on the underside and the allegedly redesigned one on the high. Placing two and two collectively, it seems like Venture Highland will ditch the wooden or white trim solely, seeing how the higher a part of the sprint extends downward and has a never-before-seen full-width cutout.


Alleged Tesla Mannequin 3 Highland dashboard on the high and the present dashboard on the backside.

We don’t know what the cutout is for, but when we had been to guess, we’d say the local weather management vents will in some way be built-in there, as there are two massive oval holes within the supporting materials beneath the shiny plastic.

One other picture exhibits the 18-inch Aero wheels that had been noticed some time again on a prototype, however these could also be knock-offs, seeing how they had been posted on Xianyu, which is the Chinese language equal of eBay. The itemizing learn: “Highland’s new Tesla Mannequin 3 wheels within the third quarter of 2023. The brand new 8900 one, no bargaining, sturdy direct public sale.”


Purported Tesla Mannequin 3 Highland Aero wheels on the market in China.

The Tesla Mannequin 3 has been in manufacturing for six years and the so-called Venture Highland will reportedly come as a type of mid-cycle refresh, bringing a redesigned entrance and rear, the corporate’s newest {Hardware} 4.0 driver help pc, and a number of manufacturing enhancements that ought to make it simpler and cheaper to assemble. Manufacturing of the facelifted Mannequin 3 has reportedly already began on the firm’s Shanghai Gigafactory in China, with the Fremont facility in the US allegedly subsequent in line to begin assembling the EV.