Raven Model S and Model X were launched in April 2019. The Raven models introduce new electric batteries for the Model S and the Model X (like the Model 3 ones) that increase their Long Range versions up to 370 miles and 325 miles per charge respectively. It also introduces a full adaptive suspension which translates in very noticeable changes making the rides smoother. In February 2020, Tesla announced the range of their Long Range versions will go up with a new Long Range Plus version.
Blog posts related to Raven
What’s in Tesla’s software update 2020.44
Tesla's latest update 2020.44 is out and it contains quite a few new things regarding audio streaming available to all Tesla models, as well as an enhancement to voice commands and a Launch Mode improvement for Raven Model S and Model X.
What’s in Tesla’s software update 2020.12.10
Tesla latest software update 2020.12.10 cojntains minor improvements and bug fixes only, It DOES NOT introduce the new Traffic light and stop sign detection yet (still for Early Access Program only).
What’s in Tesla’s software update 2020.12.5
Tesla has started rolling out the latest software update, 2020.12.5, to owners outside the private Beta. As anticipated last week, the main new feature introduced in 2020.12.5 is the 'Dashcam Viewer' which allows to view Sentry Mode and Dashcam videos directly in your car's main screen.
All about the Model S and Model X Long Range Plus versions
The Tesla Model S and Model X Long Range Plus come with a range boost that gets them up to 390 miles and 351 miles on a single charge respectively.
What’s in Tesla’s software update 2020.8.1
Tesla is rolling out update version 2020.8.1 with third-party charging stations in the in-car navigation system, track mode v2 for the Performance Model 2, regen braking for the newer Raven models, and more.
Tesla Raven Model S and Model X
What is Tesla Raven? In April 2019 Tesla introduced new versions of both Model S and Model X- codenamed as 'Raven'- which included a new adaptative suspension system and an overall increase in range. In February 2020, Tesla announced new EPA range estimates for the Raven Long Range Plus versions.
Videos about Raven
Past Tesletter articles
[Video] Cheetah Launch Mode Testing and Dashcam Viewer in action
DragTimes has tested the new Cheetah Launch Mode with a Raven Model S and shared their impressions in this video: “Easier to engage launch mode and stays on longer before disengaging (~10seconds vs ~5seconds previously); can do more 1/4 mile consecutive runs before it starts to have overheating issues”. See it in action!From issue #107
2019 Tesla Model S LR review: Looks can be deceiving
Good summary about the new goodies in the new 2019 Tesla Model S (Raven). Even though I’d recommend you to skip to 1:30 and to ignore the comments about how outdated the interior looks, I still think it’s a good video about the new features added to the car.#66
A detailed comparison: Model S Plaid vs 2020 Model S Raven
Great Twitter thread by an owner of both cars, in their own words, " while these cars may LOOK alike, they are absolutely NOT the same".From issue #194
Advanced air suspension settings and visualization
The latest software update, 2020.32.1, introduces some advanced configuration settings for air suspension to the Raven Model S and Model X. No more randomly saving settings by default and other enhancements. Check it out!From issue #124
Model S Plaid vs Raven Comparison
What is the difference between the Raven and the Plaid Model S, you ask? DragTimes just did a video on that.From issue #174
New Model X Long Range Plus
The new Model X Long Range Plus is here. Or at least this is the first one I’ve seen online. Thank you chadever for sharing! Check out the wireless charger and the battery charged up to 351 miles.
Read more: TMC ForumsFrom issue #101
New Raven suspension visualization
A couple of weeks ago, with the latest Software Update, Tesla introduced more details for the suspension system of Tesla Raven. Here is a visualization on the IC screen of it in action. Cool!From issue #128
New software update 2020.44
Tesla’s latest update 2020.44 is out and it contains quite a few new things regarding audio streaming available to all Tesla models, as well as an enhancement to voice commands and a Launch Mode improvement for Raven Model S and Model X. Thank you @sofiaan for sharing the release notes on Twitter 😊From issue #136