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Could I get opinions on Interior Choice?

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by Jrogville, Jan 17, 2017.

  1. Jrogville

    Jrogville Member

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    Tesla doesn't offer the interior color I would want to order, so I'm having trouble deciding between what's available. I want to get the light headliner, so my choices are down to black or tan leather seats. The car exterior will be MC Red. Could I get some opinions from you all about which one to pick?
     
  2. dragonxt

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    Lucky for you black and tan goes with red exterior quite nicely. Red + Tan is probably a good option since you went with light headliner. White def not with red exterior. It looks funny.

    My vote is for Tan seats, since their different and look pretty good.
     
  3. mohanman

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    I went with black exterior tan interior and white. My wife loves it. If I could choose again I would consider all black
     
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    Personally I'd go with black leather on an MC Red car, but the tan looks good too. It's really just personal preference.
     
  5. Jrogville

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    Any practical consideration to take into account between the black and tan leather?
     
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    I have the gray leather, which is quite light in color. To protect it from stains, etc., I had it treated professionally with CQuartz Leather, which I highly recommend.
     
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    I've notices on some older S's that the tan starts to look a little black. If you plan on keeping the car 3+ years black would look good as new where as tan would show it's age.
     
  8. Jrogville

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    Thanks for the input so far. What about my preference for the light headliner? I've read some comments about it getting stained from people grabbing the B-post when getting in and out from the second row. Any other practical issues to consider?
     
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    I have a dark headliner. I was concerned with a light one showing dirt.
     
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    I have light headliner with tan seats, black was not an option. If I could choose again I would get one with black headliner option. Tends to blend in better and reflects less
    Mo!
     
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    White...

    For one, they are classy. You're buying a 100k car. Might as well live a little dangerous.

    I wouldn't change my decision. They do not stain. Everything wipes right up!
     

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    Very subjective subject, I have MC Red with Tan and would do the same if I had to reorder. The seat are not discoloring and I like the bright feeling in the car with a lighter color interior.
     
  13. Jrogville

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    Could you post some photos? I don't seem to see many of that combination.
     
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    I have Grey interior with light headliner & it looks great (Midnight Silver Metallic exterior). I like the contrast with the other interior parts that are black-only to kind of break up the color scheme. I am in South Carolina & the lighter interior is better in the heat. Red & tan with light headliner would be awesome.
     
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    Took a new photo today. This is after a month of driving.
     

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    This is my Model S and sorry for the poor picture it is pouring rain out side.
     
  17. Jrogville

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    I wish your picks were still available. That's what I would have wanted.
     
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    I appreciate it just the same. They actually had this combination at the store for someone to pick up when I was there, although it was also a Model S. The colors are a nice combination. I had worried that the tan might conflict with the light headliner for being too close without being exact. But after seeing it in person, I didn't get that at all. The photo in the Design Studio doesn't do it justice. I think it's because the brighten up the light headliner too much. Looking at those photos, it's like they have lights flashing up to it.
     
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    I think the lighter headliner is the way to go. The black is nice but really darkens the interior to me.
     
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    Our S60D is MC Red with tan seats and light headliner, and looks absolutely awesome. For the X90D we went with the same interior, but Deep Blue. Firstly, we wanted to hide the black plastic wheel arches as much as possible, second, being in Europe, red SUV's are a bit too noticeable, and probably very hard to resell.
    For the US, I would have a go at MC Red anytime.
     

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