My biggest complaint with Tesla's Model S has always been the interior. It never matched up to its $100,000 price tag. The exterior is gorgeous, the powertrain is incredible — but the interior feels like a car that costs half as much, and is a far cry from similarly priced competition from Mercedes, BMW, and Audi.
To help address some of these issues, CNET says Tesla is looking to make a modest refresh to the Model S. It's said to be adding some "luxury-minded appointments" including the improved ventilated seats from the Model X, new interior storage, and more. The outside will get some visual tweaks to the nose and LED headlights, as well as new paint colors. Slight price increases are said to be included, too.
The Model S has been on the market for quite a few years now, so this is the closest thing to a "mid-cycle refresh" that we're likely to see. The car has received a number of other upgrades over the years, including new hardware to support its semi-autonomous Autopilot system and other changes.
Tesla's interiors have long been its weakest point, so hopefully these tweaks will help things a bit. In a statement, Tesla said it doesn't "comment on rumor or speculation about future releases."