Will Model S ever offer Blindspot Detection, Parking Sensors?

Will Model S ever offer Blindspot Detection, Parking Sensors?

Sorry everyone, I could not find a 'search' button on this forum, so if this is an old topic, I apologize.

I really want to buy a Model S, but I feel that for $95K, it should come with Blindspot Detection and Parking Sensors. My wifes' $40K Mazda CX-9 has these features and she and I both have become use to them. My current BMW has them as well.

My parking garage at work is very tight and poorly laid out (it's actually 2 blocks from the Tesla DC sales office) and the parking sensors have saved the bumper on my BMW more than a few times. I really don't want to get a new car without them, AND NO I do not want some monkey shop drilling holes in my new $95K car to add some Chinese made after-market system.

So, is Elon planning on offering these two very nice features to the Model S anytime soon?

Thanks and flame suit on.

cloroxbb | July 14, 2013

The only problem I have with all these sensors, is the fact that they can make people complacent and dependent on them. Makes people lazy and less aware IMO.

I am currently living in Maryland and about 30% of people actually use their turn signal, and that has been in a car for a hell of a lot longer. There is a much larger percentage of bad drivers in this country from my experience, although I have only been driving for 15 years...

AmpedRealtor | July 14, 2013

My last post sounded snarky, I apologize. I hadn't yet had my 2nd cup of coffee.

NomoDinos | July 14, 2013

I don't think any of us should be allowed to post prior to our second cup. There are definitely some take-backs for me out there...

Bighorn | July 14, 2013

I think Geraldo might be interested in this gig.

J.T. | July 14, 2013

Let's move "ability to edit forum posts" up to number one on the prioritized software thread. We'd all be better off.

NomoDinos | July 14, 2013

@jtodtman- +10... and perhaps a breathalyzer.

windowtintingplus | February 20, 2014

@TimInNova Have you looked at these guys? They have installed them on a couple cars and these Aftermarket Blind Spot Monitors work really well! I ordered a set from them last week just waiting on installation at my local car audio shop! These seem to be the best on the market and they have installed them on a lot of high end cars!

brooklynrab | February 20, 2014

What is the approx cost, including installation?

rfriess | February 20, 2014

There is no blind spot if you adjust your mirrors correctly. It's amazing how many people don't know how to do this.


PBEndo | February 20, 2014

+1rfriess. Great idea!

Brian H | February 21, 2014

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