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Design Studio Revisions 4-10-15 (Yes, again)

Discussion in 'Model S' started by iadbound, Apr 10, 2015.

  1. iadbound

    iadbound Member

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    Looks like Tesla is at it again.

    1. Old blue, silver and standard white paint are gone. Looks the grey metallic paint is gone too, but something similar remains (midnight silver metallic).
    2. Premium package is $3,000 now instead of $5,000, and includes (power liftgate, leather armrests and dashboard (presumably lower half), interior accent lighting, fog and cornering lights, lighted door handles).
    3. Alcantara can't be ordered separately.

    Not sure if I missed anything else, but I'm sure you'll all weigh in. I'll add that dribs and drabs of the changes are being picked up in other threads, but I thought one thread would make it easier.
     
  2. vvanders

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    Things certainly are in flux between this and the stealth 85D update earlier today.

    Glad I got the dark blue while it lasted, joining the P85, 60 and other "Limited Edition" groups.
     
  3. brucet999

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    I wonder what tomorrow will bring?

    Looks like TM heard the howling about the Premium package.

    I'm, sorry to see silver paint is gone. That was one of my favorites.
     
  4. 3s-a-charm

    3s-a-charm Active Member

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    Midnight Silver Metallic renamed (back) to Titanium Metallic

    Silver 21" wheels are gone.
     
  5. steve29

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    Not loving the new colors---the range is too narrow. Will miss the dark blue and the real silver.
     
  6. 3s-a-charm

    3s-a-charm Active Member

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    Yes, but before all the jokes were about 50 shades of grey... at least now the palate is looking more colorful!
     
  7. patrick42h

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    The silver 21" wheels are still available on the P85D.
     
  8. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    If the paint line can only do 9 colors then maybe there is more on the way.
     
  9. anticitizen13.7

    anticitizen13.7 Enemy of the Status Quo

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    What is going on?

    "Warm Silver" was renamed "Titanium Metallic", which is a good change IMO because it sounds much cooler.

    The gray seems to be replaced by "Midnight Silver". Huh? How is gray/blue suddenly silver?

    I'm glad Tesla clarified the Premium Interior contents and made the price far more reasonable.

    Overall good but definitely very sudden changes. Guess they do pay attention to the feedback …!!!
     
  10. brucet999

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    Further thoughts about the latest changes:
    TM must have listened to the blowback.
    Autopilot is a separate item for $2500
    Premium package is now $3k and includes the items dropped from old $4200 Tech pkg plus leather upgrades. You no longer have to take the "nanny driving aids" of autopilot to get Auto lift gate and specialty lighting features.
    Conclusion: What would have cost $7500 yesterday now drops to $5500 today. Or looking at it another way, what cost $4200 last week now costs $5500 but adds leather accents and leather headliner (formerly $1500 by itself)

    Maybe not so bad, at least until tomorrows changes.
     
  11. Cebe

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    So, instead of the model years, Tesla has color years...
     
  12. 3s-a-charm

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    Good eye!
     
  13. brucet999

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    Yesterday, "Titanium Metallic" was called "Warm Silver"

    Now there's no kind of "silver"

    Is "midnight Silver Metallic" a new one? I don't remember it from before.
     
  14. Tamar

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    So now if you don't want to pay for paint your option is black. Seems like they're almost to the point of just raising the standard price a bit and offering a small range of colors for no additional charge (like most cars...)
     
  15. DrDave

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    Midnight Silver is what they have renamed the "new Gray" that replaced the "old Tiburon/Dolphin Gray". It's not a new color, just a new name.
     
  16. EMP40

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    New colors every day, going to drive the stores crazy. Something is awry in the marketing and web depts. me thinks :)
     
  17. MDK

    MDK Aussie Member

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    Yes my car changed colour overnight. Yesterday I had a grey car, today it's silver.

    Here's my car on "My Tesla"

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    And here's "Midnight Silver Metallic" from the design studio

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  18. MsElectric

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    And there I was all happy about the $3000 premium package and about to place my order and now silver is gone :( How can they get rid of silver...
     
  19. RobStark

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    If you don't like the options just wait till tomorrow! :tongue:
     
  20. aronth5

    aronth5 Long Time Follower

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    The Design Studio is like the weather in New England. Wait a few minutes and it will change:smile:
     

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