Tesla 2021.44.30 Software Update & Release Notes [Update]

Release notes

Tesla has deployed their final software update of the year, 2021.44.30, with the first vehicle to receive it being a Model Y in Alberta, Canada.

This release is expected to include Track Mode for the Model S Plaid, but it has not yet appeared on any vehicles. In fact, the update has been sent to just 3 vehicles on the TeslaFi network.

Here are the full release notes for the Model Y, which contains all of the same features found in the 2021.44.25 holiday update.

UPDATE Jan 1 8:45pm PST: Tesla hacker @greentheonly has confirmed Track Mode is in this update.

Optimize your Plaid configuration for dynamic driving exclusively on closed courses and experience the unmatched performance at many different venues. To enable, tap Controls > Pedals & Steering > Track Mode.

  • Thermals: The heat pump system cools more aggressively, maximizing powertrain endurance and performance. Enable post-drive cooling to shorten wait times between sessions.
  • Drive Systems: Torque vectoring authority is increased across the three motors, elevating the vehicle
    s agility and cornering capability. The accelerator pedal allows more precise torque control, and regenerative braking power is strengthened to recover more energy.
  • Suspension: Adaptive damping reduces vehicle motions, improving handling and promoting driver confidence. Ride height is automatically set to ‘Low’ upon drive off.
  • Display: A track-focused interface includes a lap timer, G-meter (real-time accelerometer), vehicle thermals monitor, Dashcam video capture, vehicle telemetry capture and offers customization options.

2021.44.30 Release Notes

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