Although the interior upholstery, as well as the different moldings used in the cabins of Tesla electric cars, have a more than acceptable quality, Vicki von Holzhausenwhich is the wife of the chief designer of Tesla, Franz von Holzhausen, has launched his new private company where they will propose new interior finishes for the models of the North American company. Vicki von Holzhausen will install these new upholstery through the Tesla specialty parts company, Unplugged Performance.
Although, as we have already mentioned, the interior space of Tesla’s electric models has an acceptable quality for its price level, there are already certain companies that are willing to give a twist to what is presented by Elon Musk’s firm. , thus making the interiors contain an extra point in terms of quality of materials, both upholstery and concrete moldings.
Von Holzhausen markets these new interior upholstery through its official website, as well as advertising it through its own social networks. These materials, according to the wife of the Tesla manager, are Treated completely by hand and presents a totally vegan origin developed from its inception by the company founded by Vicki von Holzhausen. A few days ago he launched a first tweet in which you could quickly see a series of images of new upholstery for the interior of a Tesla model, while only a few days later there was already official confirmation of its launch by its founder and the specialist workshop that will be in charge of its installation and distribution.
In this project, Franz von Holzhausen, chief designer of Tesla, has not taken sides beyond showing his full support for the company launched by his wife and to which he has already offered his own Tesla Model 3 to serve as a background of what Vicki von Holzhausen is capable of doing, which would also have previously passed through the hands of Unplugged Performance for a fine-tuning of the model electric.
The team of specialists led by Vicki von Holzhausen has developed fully sustainable and high-tech materials with which to completely reshape the image of the passenger compartment of Tesla models. These specialists have patented a new composition named Banbū Leatherwhich is presented as a very soft vegan leather fabric, resistant to scratches, stains and made with bamboo as the basic and main component. This very particular upholstery is now available for all electric models of Tesla, Model S, Model Y, Model X and Model 3; additionally, it can also be purchased for future models when they start marketing, such as the Cybertruck and the Roadster.
The main features of the new interiors signed by Vicki von Holzhausen are the Banbū Leather upholstery, which It has a 33% lower carbon footprint than treatments with skin of animal origin, as well as a lighter weight than cowhide. The cabin will also incorporate a metal plate engraved with the initials of both companies (von Holzhausen and Unplugged Performance), also with a full customization of patterns and textures.
Initially, this material will be available in various shades: black, gray, red or brown. The first deliveries will take place in the United States, although they already have numerous orders for Europe, which will be delivered in early 2023. This new passenger compartment will be dAvailable for a starting price of $29,995 and they already accept reservations through their official website.