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Issue 290 - Tesla Cybertruck’s cyber owl Sentry Mode

Software Updates

FSD Visuals in Europe

Recently, we mentioned that cars without FSD would also receive the FSD visualizations. This week, we learned that all cars worldwide, including those in Europe, are getting the FSD visuals with the 2023.38.6 update. The FSD visuals are much more detailed than the previous ones.

2023.31.600 Release Notes

Tesla’s 2023.31.600 software update includes minor fixes and a drowsiness warning. Now your vehicle will warn you if it detects signs of drowsiness based on factors like yawning, driving patterns, and more.



In this video of the Cybertruck, we can see the trunk has a mechanism to manually open it, so you don’t need to pull out your phone, and it’s powered, both of which make it a lot more convenient.

Cybertruck matte black

Really nice close-up video of a Cybertruck wrapped in matte black. I love how this wrap looks!

Wild Cybertrucks spotted roaming the Tahoe trails

A Reddit user shared their unexpected encounter while trailing in the Tahoe area: they spotted two Tesla Cybertrucks, which was surprising since these vehicles haven’t been officially released yet. As the Redditor put it, “They looked even more imposing in person, with their sharp lines and angular design. And they seemed to be handling the trail without any problems at all.”

Tesla Cybertruck’s cyber owl Sentry Mode graphic

The Tesla Cybertruck has introduced a new Sentry Mode graphic, the “Cyber Owl,” which adds a unique touch to the vehicle’s security features. The graphic showcases an owl with red glowing eyes when activated, reflecting the angular design language of the Cybertruck itself.

Model 3

Tesla Model 3 ‘Highland’ spotted testing in the U.S. uncovered

The Tesla Model 3 “Highland” has been spotted testing in the U.S. without any disguise, indicating it’s in a late stage of development. Although the model has been released in other markets, its U.S. launch is pending, possibly awaiting regulatory approval, and is speculated for early 2024. Tesla has not officially announced a release date for the U.S. market.

Under the hood

A first-ever Tesla teardown! Model X battery pack overview

Another great teardown by Munro Live. Take a look if you’re intrigued by the insides of your car.

🤓 What the acronym?

As Tesla fan I find myself sometimes having to remember what are all those acronyms, here is a list of the ones you can find in this issue.

  • FSD: Full Self-Driving

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