Want a refreshed Tesla Model S, but you have an "old and busted" original edition and aren't keen to purchase a new Tesla just yet?
As earlier promised, Unplugged Performance has perfected a "refresh" kit for original Model S electric vehicles to make them look new again. After checking out the promo video, we have to agree that they did a fine job!
Video Description via Unplugged Performance on YouTube:
Unplugged Performance Refresh Front Fascia System for the Tesla Model S
We did a quick walk around documenting the transformation of our 2014 P85+ demo car using our Refresh Front Fascia!.
The Refresh Front Fascia is designed to replace the OEM front bumper cover on any pre-refreshed Model S cars, from 2012-early 2016, giving it the clean lines of the Model X, Model 3, and newer Model S. Distinctively designed, we added our own flair to the Tesla's design language; with accentuated lines, as well as an integrated lower front spoiler. The end result is a visual upgrade over the mass produced Tesla bumper and something special to stand apart at the Supercharger.
You can order your own for $2,995, but it is on backorder at the moment. Either they are selling like hot cakes, or the company is making only a few and producing them on a "made-to-order" basis out of the gate.
It will fit any Tesla Model S produced from 2012 to May of 2016. Slight variations are available, as Tesla has made minor changes through the years, and doesn't produce cars on a traditional "model-year" organizational system.
Keep in mind that you can't remove the nosecone if needed. However, Unplugged has come up with some type of safety system so that you can get at the 12V battery in case of an emergency, like when the battery is completely drained and the hood won't open. You will need to have it painted to match your vehicle, and professionally installed (be sure that you have your body shop transfer the Tesla emblem to the new bumper). None of which is included in the price.
Follow this link to check it out on the Unplugged Performance website.