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2nd Row middle seat arm rest/table for outside seat passengers

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by Blurry_Eyed, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. Blurry_Eyed

    Blurry_Eyed MS Sig #267, MX Sig # 761

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    I agree it is nice, but why isn't there additional cupholders in it?

    Since Elon got the 6 seat version, his kids won't ride in the 7 seat version, they won't notice and complain about the lack of cupholders in this middle seat arm rest, therefore we'll never get cupholders in the center seat arm rest.
     
  3. aija SigX 649

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    See discussion: 6 Seat vs 7 Seat Options
     
  4. timf

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    Elon's Model X has 7 seats. It is in fact the one with the center seat armrest shown in the video.
     
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    Is that an armrest or a booster seat?
     
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    There's a gap between the underside of the platform and the seat cushion, which would only be practical for an armrest and not a booster seat.
     
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    #7 engle, Oct 12, 2015
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    timf is correct. I took that video, and also an image of the vehicle's VIN, which ends in "...F000001". Also agree that it is an armrest and not a booster seat. Another thread has speculation that this armrest might be a custom feature of Elon's X and we won't see it in Sig/Prod vehicles. Time will tell...

    Personally, after riding in the 6-seat configuration after sitting in Elon's 7-seater, I've decided to order the 6.
     
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    Interesting, I thought I had read that he had six seats and a custom center console between the 2nd row seats. I guess I was mistaken, maybe that was one of the other Founder's vehicles.
     
  9. aija SigX 649

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    FYI.. This was my preference as well UNTIL I learned that the 2nd row center console will NOT be standard in the 6-seat config (at least not yet for Sig res holders). It may be made available in the future at additional cost.
     
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    It wasn't one of the founders we saw delivered but it was in one of the test ride vehicles.
     
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    How were you able to confirm this? I ordered the 6 seat version after riding in it at the event. I told my DES that the console is what confirmed my decision. He has not been able to confirm either way.
     
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    Numerous conversations with staff at the launch event, local service center staff and factory/corporate sales office. I even cornered Franz at the event who said he'd get back to me about it, but has yet to do so.

    See my thread about the subject: http://www.teslamotorsclub.com/showthread.php/55080-6-Seat-vs-7-Seat-Options
     
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    Just noticed that there seems to be a center armrest in the black interiored one in this video as well.

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    Black Second Row Seat with Embedded Armrest.png

    Nice catch. That does look very similar to Elon's VIN #1 White interior. Hope it makes it into Sigs ..but based on what I've been told - I won't be holding my breath. Best I can hope for is some post production add-on that either sits on top of the middle seat (similar to the Model S accessory: http://shop.teslamotors.com/collections/model-s/products/premium-rear-console) or a console that replaces the middle seat all together (like the 6-seater I test-rode in at the launch event)
     
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    Thanks for posting the picture. That is the one. I'm hoping for the easily movable console for the 6 seater too. I like the idea of captains chairs and the extra space down the middle.
     
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    Has there been any news of this 6 seat center console? I want one for my 90D
     
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    About as much news as the actual accessory hitch and quick plug bike rack shown at the reveal. :rolleyes::p;)
     
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    Well, there is obviously no center arm rest on the 6 or the 7 seater. We really need armrests on the outer seats of our 6-seater or at least some grab handles. It is really hard to stay in those seats during any kind of cornering.

    Perhaps some kind of 3rd party options? A large upside down U-Shape the width of the missing middle seat could work. It would retain the middle space for storing long items in the car but still give the middle row outside seats an armrest. We really need them in the Falcon doors as well, preferably with something to hold on to.
     
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    I put this in Igloo Iceless 40-Qt Cooler - Walmart.com
    Fits between the seats and I can leave it plugged in on road trips . Not elegant but with a matching throw pillow acts like a arm rest. Also nice to have cold drinks
     
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    How did you secure that?
     

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