Tesla has released photos of an upgraded Model S. One automotive site, at least, likes what it sees, writing that the new version “looks like the iPhone4 of the automotive world.” Looks like wheels are an extra, though:

Not really. Some more photos:

And more images here.

The Model S, which Tesla is billing as the “first premium electric sedan,” is slated to go on sale in 2012. Currently, the Palo Alto-based company sells only one car model, its electric Roadster.

Read about the Model S, which will set you back a projected minimum of about $67k, here.

As of 11:55 a.m., Tesla stock is down nearly five percent. On Friday, the company said it had set the price of a secondary stock offering of 5.3 millions shares at $28.76 per share.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of EconomyBeat.org, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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