Tesla Autopilot update to include first 'full self-driving features'

Tesla Autopilot update to include first 'full self-driving features'

Musk is not promising that Teslas will become fully autonomous in August, only that there will be activation of a subset of features that will eventually add up to full autonomy.

On Saturday, Musk said the package will include around 10 small rocket thrusters that will improve the vehicle's acceleration, maximum speed, braking, and handling.

Exactly which self-driving features will be rolled out in the update remain to be seen, but speaking with Tesla, the brand suggest the aforementioned features won't turn Level 2 autonomous vehicles into fully self-driving, Level 5 cars overnight. By using multiple systems, Musk hopes it can be used to decelerate the auto and even provide thrust for sharp turns.

Elon Musk responded on Twitter saying: "Sigh".

Judging by Musk's tweets, it looks as if you'll only lose out on the backseats if you opt for the rocket-powered version of the Tesla Roadster.

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Tesla unveiled the new Roadster in November. It already has a couple different sedans in the Model S and Model 3, along with the Model X SUV.

From dynamic-looking rear lights to a sharpened front end - complete with more pronounced wheel arches - the updated Tesla Roadster looks like the meaner cousin of the Model 3, and that can only be a good thing. "The point of all this is just to give a hardcore smackdown to gasoline cars".

The Tesla founder made the disclosure in a Twitter conversation, responding to a user who complained about issues with Autopilot, which is now considered semi-autonomous with the requirement that a motorist be at the wheel at all times. The Tesla Roadster will hit 100mph 2.3 seconds later, and Musk says it'll have a top speed of something like 250 miles per hour.

Spent air from the thrusters would be refilled immediately using the Roadster's batteries to power air pumps, which in lesser electric vehicles may be a reduced range concern.

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