Lockers -- What do we actually know?

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I have seen official word from Tesla that the tri-motor Cyberbeast comes with a front locker.

But do we have any official word or evidence that the AWD dual-motor will come with front and/or rear lockers?
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Dual motor has front and rear mechanical lockers.

Tri motor has front mechanical and rear torque vectoring.
That's what I'm hoping for and keep hearing, but would feel better if I could find official documentation or unofficial testing/inspection evidence to back it up. Are there options in the UI to enable/disable lockers?
 

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That's what I'm hoping for and keep hearing, but would feel better if I could find official documentation or unofficial testing/inspection evidence to back it up. Are there options in the UI to enable/disable lockers?
Definitely the setup, it's well known ... good question on the software features, dunno. Expect the software to mature over time ... it took Tesla about 6 months to get the torque vectoring right for the Plaid and it's awesome now.
 

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In T Sportline's videos the screen shows icons over each of the differentials that I take to be buttons to activate the lockers. I don't remember them mentioning them, but seeing those icons and hearing somewhere that there are diff lockers I feel pretty confident that CT has 'em.

*I added the red boxes to the screenshot below to show where they are.

Screenshot 2024-01-02 at 09.31.01.png
 


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In the Munro interview with Lars and Franz they said so. Of course, you don’t have to believe the designer and engineer…
I only heard them mention a front locker on the tri-motor.
 
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And there's this from the delivery event.
Screenshot 2024-01-02 at 09.51.42.png
Yes, that is the official Tesla mention of a front locker on the tri-motor. Still nothing in writing from Tesla regarding front and/or rear locker on the dual-motor. I'd be surprised to find no front locker on the dual-motor simply because it would require variation in the assembly line. But as for a rear locker, that would require a UI change and an assembly change, although the fact that there is only one rear motor instead of two negates that assembly line change since one vs. two motors requires a change anyway.

Again, I've seen and heard no official evidence of a rear locker on the dual-motor, and only mention of a front locker on the tri-motor.

The UI snapshot @Rutrow posted is the best evidence I've seen, assuming those "VITALS" squares are on/off buttons. They sure look like they could be, although the "VITALS" naming is a bit odd.
 

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I have seen official word from Tesla that the tri-motor Cyberbeast comes with a front locker.

But do we have any official word or evidence that the AWD dual-motor will come with front and/or rear lockers?
Yep, it's on my order. Didn't see it on tri but can't see why not. Order placed Dec 22nd 1k down.
 


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Yes, that is the official Tesla mention of a front locker on the tri-motor. Still nothing in writing from Tesla regarding front and/or rear locker on the dual-motor. I'd be surprised to find no front locker on the dual-motor simply because it would require variation in the assembly line. But as for a rear locker, that would require a UI change and an assembly change, although the fact that there is only one rear motor instead of two negates that assembly line change since one vs. two motors requires a change anyway.

Again, I've seen and heard no official evidence of a rear locker on the dual-motor, and only mention of a front locker on the tri-motor.

The UI snapshot @Rutrow posted is the best evidence I've seen, assuming those "VITALS" squares are on/off buttons. They sure look like they could be, although the "VITALS" naming is a bit odd.
Since you don't believe any of us maybe reach out to one of the YouTubers that took delivery and ask for a pic? Or perhaps ask Tesla?

I've seen it discussed a few times, once by Frans, perhaps it was the extended Munro video.
 
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Since you don't believe any of us maybe reach out to one of the YouTubers that took delivery and ask for a pic? Or perhaps ask Tesla?
Im ready and willing to believe any evidence, but none has been presented. Tesla doesn’t have a department to ask. Service techs won’t know anything yet even if I could ask one.
 

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Im ready and willing to believe any evidence, but none has been presented. Tesla doesn’t have a department to ask. Service techs won’t know anything yet even if I could ask one.
I've seen it discussed a few times, once by Frans, perhaps it was the extended Munro video.
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