The updated Tesla Model S does away entirely with the round steering wheel, thus no yoke

The legendary Model S just received a big update from Tesla, including a number of new additions that improve both performance and appearance.

One of the most noticeable modifications is the complete replacement of the conventional round steering wheel.

Drivers are instead met with a modern, rectangular design constructed of a single piece of wood,

along with two buttons for controlling the vehicle's acceleration and speed. The new steering wheel design has drawn some scepticism,

acceleration and speed. The new steering wheel design has drawn some scepticism,

 although it has a number of advantages, including better control and visibility.

The innovative move made by Tesla may alter the course of vehicle technology in the future.