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Tesla Model S Center Insert (CCI) Review

has become synonymous with the beautifully hand-crafted, and word s Center Console Insert for the Tesla Model S.

Being one of the in the Tesla aftermarket world, sets the de-facto standard on true premium luxury

Before the CCI

The interior of the Tesla S is clean, sleek  and minimalistic in which inherently lends to one fundamental flaw – there’s no capabilities.

The factory center on the Tesla Model S is flat, and perfect if you’re looking to a large duffle bag between the seats, but anything less that may not be suitable.  It’s not a friendly place for loose sunglasses, cell phones and the as they all run the risk of being around while the vehicle s in  Not to mention, by having personal knick-knacks laying out in the you re not only creating a messy that detracts from the interior lines, but you re also yourself to undesirable passers-by.

The Crossover vs. The Blind Chicken

We re not making reference to the next Sandler movie here, but we re referring to the contorted elbow required for accessing the factory holders. The factory holders are close to the inner lumbar of seat which makes of access virtually impossible. over to grab your cup of joe is a completely blind act of faith. s how it goes.  Eyes on the road, one on the wheel while the other starts performing the ridiculous / Blind Chicken Wing

 It you re a Model S owner then you ll exactly what we re talking  It makes for a fun laugh each and time we do it.  Someone seriously to make a YouTube video of

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After the CCI

The Teslaccessories.com Model S Console Insert (CCI) a conveniently located cup holder through the X2 option), covered storage, and a compartment that doubles as a caddie with charging

The CCI blends seamlessly into the of the Model S. They ve done a job matching the form and finish of the CCI all of the styling cues of the Model S. the subtle curves that flow alongside the seat to the precision double stitch makes for a factory-like appearance CCI truly epitomizes what a luxury aftermarket part look like.

Not to dwell on the but we were truly impressed even the smallest of details considered.  The color of the down to the thickness of the stitch, and the spacing between stitches perfectly to that of the factory s.  It s like this that the CCI stand apart from any be competition.

Editor s note: We purposely the pictures in hi-resolution for you to zoom and the detail for yourself.


your CCI is literally a two minute that requires no tools  It s as simple as sliding the CCI down and into the center channel (the section below the touchscreen) and then pressing it in

The fit is snug.  So snug in fact during a certain point of the we gasped when we saw the front of the upholstered sides starting to outwards and detach from the base.  We d be the first to admit we re a bunch of guys who never ask for nor read instruction pamphlets.

in this particular incident, we consulted our CCI Installation Quick guide only to discover front sides of the CCI were designed to flex outwards in to achieve the best possible

Leave it to the CCI guys to have of everything!

Options and Trim

The Teslaccessories.com Model S Center Insert (CCI) comes in separate options (basic, custom) to best suit budgetary and styling needs.  We for the fully loaded Custom CCI retails at over $1,000 and in matching upholstery and with a of deck trims that to the factory Model S interior  Like everything else on the the trim was flawless and matched our Obeche Wood (Gloss down to a tee.


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Now to the fun how much stuff can the Teslaccessories.com S Center Console Insert actually store? We put it to the test to out.

Things to store:


Oversized sunglasses



Hand purse/clutch (packed of items)

We found that the capacity of the CCI was more than for stowing commonly used such as cell phones, business card holders, of quarters. etc. On top of that we able to comfortably fit a hand into the storage compartment yet have about 25% in leftover

The bottom of the storage compartment an anti-slip pad which is great for that rest directly it. However as we began stacking on top of one another (in order to maximize our we started to notice that the items, which were not in contact with the anti-slip would occasionally slide while driving. The impact it against the inner plastic would on occasion produce a thunk that s only if you happen to have the media off.

We imagine this easily be remedied by affixing the type of anti-slip pad along the and back of the storage compartment.

Teslaccessories Model S Center Insert (CCI) Deep Bin

The CCI provides security through its storage compartment and shelters contents from probing  On the styling front, we especially how the brushed aluminum handle for the cover perfectly matched the on our  Teslaccessories Travel Mug that s slick!

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