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The new Model S. Does Elon hate the traditional round steering wheel?

Cars are becoming smarter with the latest technologies, we as consumers have seen a lot of development in-car infotainment systems and making the car more software controlled. And it is not new that Elon Musk's Tesla has some of the most advanced infotainment systems and with the new Model S has touched a new boundary in cars and that is gaming which could be used to replace your next-generation high-end gaming consoles with Elon claiming that the car would be able to run Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3.

The new Model S does not look too different but there are some minor changes like a new front bumper along with a new intake design, tweaked rear diffuser, and an updated 19- and 21- inch wheel design with black exterior trim.

Even though the external is not majorly changed but the internal has been given an all-new look with a more refined layout of the cabin and simplification of things as much as possible, which also includes chopping the steering wheel in half removing the top part. The new Model S has also incorporated more screens than ever with a 17-inch main touch screen in landscape orientation with a resolution of 2200 x 1300, the 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster in the front of the driver, and an 8-inch screen in the rear, underneath the rear touchscreen there are two wireless chargers present.

Finally talking about the new and funky steering wheel which no longer is a circle, rather has been given a butterfly-like design with two scroll balls. Interestingly there is also no longer a gear shifter or indicator the car guesses the drive direction based on the obstacles it sees, context & navigation map which could be overridden using the touch screen. But this has lead to questions of its own as one slight miscalculation could lead to a dangerous result. The model S is also claimed to be the first production car to do 0-60mph in less than 3 seconds.

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