Wednesday, 03 February 2021 20:50

New Tesla Semi Spotted in Sacramento

Written by Maria Merano, Teslarati
New Tesla Semi Spotted in Sacramento The Kilowatts


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A new Tesla Semi with a white paint job, updated window design, smoked headlights and updated tail lights was spotted in Sacramento, CA.

While the vehicle’s sighting seemed brief, the images suggest Tesla has implemented some notable changes to the Semi’s design. 


The new Semi images were shared by Tesla owner The Kilowatts, who was able to snap a few photos of the vehicle as it was being transported via trailer.


According to the EV group, the trailer transporting the vehicle seemed to be heading towards Reno, NV, the site of Giga Nevada. It was immediately noticeable in the photos the new Semi looked slightly different compared to the two prototypes undergoing real-world testing since late 2017. 


These changes are apparent in the front of the vehicle, which now seem to sport smoked headlights, giving the Semi an overall clean, sleek look that complimented its white paint job. The windows of the recently spotted Semi also seem to extend farther into the side of the vehicle, compared to the two prototypes Tesla has been using for more than two years. The Model 3-style door handles in the original prototypes have been replaced as well. 


These changes continued well into the rear of the recently spotted Semi, which now features an updated tail light design. The components directly behind the cabin of the Class 8 all-electric truck have also been updated, with the new Semi sporting...

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