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Autonomous driving Model S (Rinspeed)

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  1. jcstp

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  2. Matthias Buhl

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    Great to see that in Germany the Model S is used by Rinspeed as a showcase for innovation. It clearly deserves it. I hope to see more electric drive train innovations form the big German manufacturers and glad to see Tesla at the forefront of this development.
     
  3. Jeeps17

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    Interesting choice of colors for their chrome wrap.
     
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    Thats actually quite tame for Rinspeed...
     
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    I wonder if it comes with lighted vanity mirrors.

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    awww dude major FAIL - I spy Windows 8.

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    ok despite the Windows 8 flaw - they salvage a bit of respect back by including an espresso maker.

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  7. jcstp

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    #7 jcstp, Feb 18, 2014
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    here the rims used

    Design BLX black polished matt

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    the drive by wire system is from paravan.de
    They have experience in this sector due to their years of R&D for adapting cars for handicaped
    Someone in a wheelchair from paravan can controle his car at a distance as he would do with a remote controled car ;-)
    In the car he drives with the controles of his wheelchair!

    So the autonomous tesla was more probably just diven as a remote controled car! ;-)
     
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    more scenes
     
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    Nice rims!
     
  10. gjunky

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    Rinspeed Model S - Clean front end

    I just saw an article on the Rinspeed Model S and they changed the front end and replaced the nose cone. I rather prefer this look:
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    minus the yellow sticker of course.
     
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    #11 jkliu47, Feb 18, 2014
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    Nicely done - I especially like the flared edge scoops - the curves flow well with the rest of the car. I think though that the yellow sticker is to camouflage the fact that if it is left body colored, the curve of the front hood edge breaks up the flow of the front end. And replacing the entire aluminum front hood is probably not practical.

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    The interior space is even more highly modified

    Rinspeed details Tesla-based autonomous XchangE concept for Geneva [w/video] - Autoblog

    Looks like the dawn of autonomous driving will soon be upon us!
     
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    I have seen someone's rendering with a similar hood before (sorry, don't remember the source) and it looked good.
     
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    mehhhhhh. I love the nose cone on the Model S. I think the flared edge scoops are trying to look too much like the 2014 E Class

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    Maybe the wide body kit that was posted once on teslarati?

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    Not my taste for sure. IMHO a rather ungraceful treatment. I wouldn't call it "clean" as it makes much more busy work of the front end.
     
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    It's more than just a redo of the front end. It is an entire self-driving concept with support from Deutche Telekom. Very flattering that they chose Model S as the platform. Story and more pictures here. Rinspeed XchangE Photo Gallery - Autoblog
     
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    Agreed. It is nice to see some of the tuners take on the model s
     
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    The car was also on the show Almost Human last night.
     
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