Handle above window on the passenger side?

Handle above window on the passenger side?

Will the passenger side have a handle above the window? If not, can this be custom fitted? It's actually a dealbreaker for me...

Brian H | December 24, 2011

Is that for access?

clea | December 24, 2011

I don't see how could you have a handle above the window when the doors are frameless ...

mscottring | December 24, 2011

clea - I think it would be mounted to the roof structure. This may be a requirement for some people who have trouble getting in and out of vehicles. My "guess" is that Tesla thought of it, and I was just so dazzled by the interior in general that I didn't notice it.

clea | December 24, 2011

thx for the clarification, i misunderstood the requested functionality.

olanmills | December 26, 2011

I hope that they don't add the old man handle, but I understand the need.

Volker.Berlin | December 27, 2011

Talking about it, if those handles were present in the rear, particularly on the drivers side, they could serve as a place for a coat/shirt hanger. Has anybody seen standard equipment or options for the Model S that allow to conveniently hang a jacket or a bunch of fresh shirts, e.g., on a business trip?

Thumper | December 27, 2011

Olanmills, Such handles won't detract at all. You will never notice them unless you need them. Think about your current car, they are likely present. If you need to transport an older person or a younger person nursing a leg injury, they are very useful. I hope they are already on the Model S. Perhaps someone will check a Beta.

Brad Holt | December 27, 2011

Yes, my girlfriend is insistent that the Model S should have a handle above the door, or as she calls it, the "Jesus handle"

Teoatawki | December 27, 2011

Come to think of it, my wife uses the one in her odyssey frequently when I'm driving. Wonder why?...

Jason S | December 27, 2011

I thought all cars have an OMG handle. Practically required, isn't it?

Brian H | December 28, 2011

She's probably trying to pull it back down onto the road.