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Did we just get a final design hint?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by PTADO, Jan 30, 2017.

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  1. BluestarE3

    BluestarE3 Active Member

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    Order a size larger T-shirt. ;)
     
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  2. aronth5

    aronth5 Long Time Follower

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    Well from what I see the car actually is a dark grey with blue highlights so you should be somewhat happy:)
     
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    Model 3 sure looks unhappy.
     
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    I hope this is the final design, I'm a big fan of the front end. I think it's unique, we don't need a traditional front end on an EV. Everyone is still thinking in terms of ICE designs in that regard but that's my opinion.

    I think we haven't seen anymore prototypes because they are waiting for unveil 3 to unleash them for the public eye and I'm willing to bet that will be the end of March like many have speculated. I think the next few months are going to get interesting.
     
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  5. S3XY

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    Be prepared to be disappointed. I'm pretty sure the M≡ will get the same Tesla mustache that the S&X have.
     
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    The car is too small to carry that, unless only viewed from close distances as in crowded cities.
     
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    I think your right on this. It seems to becoming the Tesla signature front end feature. I'll have to admit, I like it on the MS.
     
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    Looking forward to April 1th (or whenever it may be) and quote your post again with "The horse has resurrected from the dead!" ;)
     
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    I love horses! Especially under the hood...or under the trunk...or wherever the damn motors are!

    Dan
     
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    ... but I hate to have to deal with the dead editions - especially those "under the hood...or under the trunk...or wherever the damn motors are!" ;)
     
  11. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Banned

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    oops...you mean M3?
     
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  12. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Banned

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    Excellent. Are you a designer at Tesla? That would be great info if you can confirm it.

    Only 2 months to go until Elon is one year older than the last time he revealed a car on stage.....oh wait.....that was the first M3 reveal.
     
  13. MissAutobahn

    MissAutobahn Elon, please ramp up Fremont in ludicrous mode!

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    Are you kidding?


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  15. MissAutobahn

    MissAutobahn Elon, please ramp up Fremont in ludicrous mode!

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    Yes. Happy and curious... of all those roads he's going to discover
     
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    I personally like the look of the reveal car front end, but as mentioned above it has absolutely NO branding on it, so that leaves plenty of room for interpretation and adjustment to the final design.

    I also think the matte black car showing the trunk function will be closer to the real back end
     
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    I'm not calling it the M3 until I see it on the car at the final reveal.
     
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    I was ambivalent about the 3's nose when I first saw it, but it's grown on me. I'd be happy if the styling stayed relatively unchanged from the 3/31/16 cars. Just hope the trunk opening's a little bigger.
     
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    After living on BMW forums for years, I mentally need to process M3 every time I see it here in the Tesla world
     
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    There was a thread just after the reveal with artists impressions for the nose, and stickers that could go on it. One that looked the same at first glance, but had a nice angular taper, kind of like a stylized letter X. I bet the nose will be slightly different, but not noticeable to a non tesla fan.
     

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