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Tesla increases FSD Software prices to $12,000 in the U.S.

FSD Software

Key Highlights:

  • Tesla raised the Full Self-driving software to $12,000 in the U.S.
  • Elon Musk confirms FSD price rise closer to FSD production code release.

In a tweet on Friday, the Tesla Inc, CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the advanced driver assistant software called the Full Self Driving software or FSD software will increase to $12,000 on January 17.

He tweeted:

Tesla FSD price rising to $12k on Jan 17. Just in the US.

Tesla FSD Software expanding the release

In 2020, Tesla raised the prices from $8,000 to $10,000 and has now announced a 20% increase in less than two years of span.

Tesla is looking forward to expanding the release of a test version for the upgraded FSD software which will include features like making turns or allowing you to change lanes automatically—though these features will not make the car fully autonomous.

Tesla Model S plaid gets track mode

Tesla has recently introduced the track mode on the Model S plaid version via over-the-air (OTA) update. The Model 3 introduced the track mode to which enabled the drivers to adjust or defeat the stability control system, improve powertrain cooler for track driving while displaying vehicle information on their vehicles.

Model S Plaid’s track mode is aimed to achieve the fastest EV lap time at the Nürburgring. While the model is currently limited to 162 mph, it is estimated to reach 200 mph with the future software update. The update will help in improving areas other than just straight-line performance.

Tesla’s hike in FSD software is also considering the improvement in the software and the monthly subscription price is expected to rise with FSD’s wide release.

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