We’ve been hearing much about the upcoming v8.0 software update coming to the Tesla’s Model S and X line. Our sources have the beta but we’re now seeing screenshots posted to forums for the 1st time.

From the above shot, you can see the new look of the icons on the top row. Gone are colors and

Compare to the original top row:

Screenshot 2016-07-10 09.02.30

and the 7.0 update top row:

Screenshot 2016-07-10 09.03.43

What’s more interesting is the Media player app, shown below:

Translated from the forum:

  1. The top menu auto-hides like we’ve seen in the Windows 10 UI.
  2. There does not appear to be any App or OS mirroring.
  3. More grayscale, less colors in icons and buttons.
  4. Charging stations can now be toggled on and off like Traffic and Satellite Imagery.
  5. Lots of off-topic chitchat about Tesla’s navigation system being awesome/complete shit
  6. Spotify is super (and not sure if this means anything for US owners)

The biggest change so for is the Media player which you can see below:

Tesla v8.0 ui

For many more details on the version 8.0 of the Tesla Software, head here and stay tuned for more in the coming days.

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