Tesla Now Wants $1,000 For Its Dumb Yoke Steering Wheel

Screenshot: Tesla
Screenshot: Tesla

Tesla’s yoke steering wheel is back and, a $1,000 for the option on a Model S or Model X, it’s more expensive than ever.

Tesla’s steering yoke has been plague with issues, particularly from poor build quality and lousy execution. It’s bad enough that the yok caused the Model S to drop a few ranks on Consumer Reports “Best Cars” list. Bad enough that one company actually went and made an aftermarket part for the yoke that turned it back into a regular steering wheel.

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Could this be a last desperate attempt by the automaker to get someone, anyone, to open their wallet for one of this pointless feature? Sadly, no. Car And Driver also reports the coming Cybertruck has been spotted equipped with the yoke and that it could have the yoke as it’s sole steering option.

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