Tesla Started Delivering Model Y with Hardware 4

Tesla Started Delivering Model Y with Hardware 4

Image: @BLKMDL3/Twitter

Tesla started delivering Model Y with Hardware 4. A customer of the company found several vehicles with distinctive red HW4 cameras that provide excellent resolution.

Tesla has likely started shipping Model Y vehicles equipped with hardware 4 (HW4). This is an improved version of Tesla's autonomous driving hardware, and is great news for customers. The news was originally reported by Not a Tesla and later confirmed by Twitter user @BLKMDL3. He found several Model Y cars, which were fitted with the distinctive red HW4 cameras, in a delivery lot.

Rumors about updated hardware have been around for a long time. It was expected to have a more powerful computer board, added connections for extra cameras, an updated GPS module, and possibly a return to radar. Tesla itself has not made any official announcements about the release of vehicles equipped with the HW4. It seems the company has begun a silent rollout of the updated vehicles without an official announcement.

In March, according to a post by a Tesla car owner on Reddit, it was revealed that the company had begun rolling out Model X with HW4. The owner shared several photos showing the HW4's cameras, which appear to have been positioned in the same way as its predecessors. However, they featured a larger lens. In addition, HW4 offers a resolution of 5 MP, while HW3 had 1.3 MP.

© 2023, Eva Fox | Tesmanian. All rights reserved.


We appreciate your readership! Please share your thoughts in the comment section below. 

Article edited by @SmokeyShorts; follow him on Twitter

About the Author

Eva Fox

Eva Fox

Eva Fox joined Tesmanian in 2019 to cover breaking news as an automotive journalist. The main topics that she covers are clean energy and electric vehicles. As a journalist, Eva is specialized in Tesla and topics related to the work and development of the company.

Follow me on X

Reading next

Tesla Gets Bullish Outlook from Morgan Stanley as Elon Musk Meets with World Leaders
SpaceX's 36th mission of the year soars with Falcon 9 launch of Saudi Arabia's Arabsat satellite

Tesla Accessories