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Discovered a great Model 3 Trunk photo

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by AssortedBread, Jul 26, 2017.

  1. AssortedBread

    AssortedBread Member

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    Found a better picture of the trunk....

    People saw this picture.
    tesla-model-3-trunk-1.png
    And panicked.

    Heres the new photo.

    IMG_0012.jpg


    So I believe there will be little if any change in trunk design.
     
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  2. Swampgator

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    That's not a new picture. It's the Alpha prototype
     
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  3. juanmedina

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    that trunk opening is huge. People complain so much :confused:
     
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  4. AssortedBread

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    I know its not. I just discovered it as mentioned in the title. I admit I misspoke when typed heres the new picture.
     
  5. EV-lutioin

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    I agree, I think you could drive a Prius into that opening.
     
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  6. Superloud

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    Lol, 2 pictures of the same trunk look so different.

    But I think the second photo is the more misleading one. Because of the dark shadows, it makes the trunk opening look like a gaping hole with no ledge at the bottom, and no rubber strip at the top but instead which extends all the way flush with the glass right below the 3rd brake light.
     
  7. alseTrick

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    The two pictures look nearly identical to me in terms of trunk opening size. It's roughly the same angle just with different lighting. Looks fine.
     
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  8. 0ptions

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    Let's just wait 2 more days guys... Two more days.
     
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  9. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Well-Known Member

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    It's not 2 days. It's 2 1/2 days at least.
     
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  10. 0ptions

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    Shoot, I forgot that we were in a more precise countdown, using half days now that we're within a week. I believe we switch the countdown to hours/minutes/seconds once we are 48 hours away, amiright?
     
  11. BluestarE3

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    #11 BluestarE3, Jul 26, 2017
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    This may be of help to you:
    Tesla Model 3 Delivery Event

    (Probably need to add 2 hours to this for the start of the presentation vs. start of party)
     
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  12. azred

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    Until he loads up the surfboard on Friday, count me skeptical.
     
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  13. Jayc

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    Or two whole BMW M3s, its direct competition.
     
  14. BluestarE3

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    As I had mentioned previously in other threads, it's going to be a TARDIS trunk. After all, Elon loves sci-fi and spends 80% of his time on engineering and design. :)
     
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  15. eSpiritIV

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    ADMIN, please delete this thread, complete waste of time reading :)
     
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  16. BluestarE3

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    Oh man, if they did that, then over half the threads in the Model 3 subforum would be gone as well! ;)
     
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  17. Zaphod

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    Unfortunately those are old pictures from the original reveal. No idea, what if any, changes have been made.
     
  18. slipnslider

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    That's because tesla chose form over function. That body shape is screaming to be a hatchback. It would have great cargo capacity that way, instead of poor cargo capacity. It feels like another example of tesla intentionally stunting the M3 so they can sell more MS's.
    A fancy glass roof isn't worth the tradeoff of poor cargo space.
    Will a stroller even fit in that thing?
     
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  19. mrsandman

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    For those complaining, you're got too much junk in your trunk. :D
     
  20. SoCalGuy

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    Here's the photo with some adjustment to show the actual opening.

    IMG_8305.jpg
     
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