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Does the model 3 actually have a trunk in the front?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Xiao ma ge, Jul 17, 2017.

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  1. Xiao ma ge

    Xiao ma ge Member

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    Does the model 3 actually have a trunk in the front?
     
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  2. Thomas Edison

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    IMG_0521.JPG A "frunk", yes it does. However from the pictures it appears to be quite a bit smaller than the model S frunk.
     
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  3. malcolm

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    We won't know details until someone takes along a tape measure to a store and measures it.

    Until then it'll be endless discussions about photos and lens focal lengths :(
     
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  4. AustinPowers

    AustinPowers Total Smeghead

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    If it fits a couple of groceries, I'm fine. If it manages to fit a crate of mineral water, even better. If not, also not a problem.
    At least it definitely has more frunk space than my current car ;)
     
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  5. Jason Bourne

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    I've been thinking about making the frunk a ball pit

    [​IMG]
     
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  6. Pretty

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    Surely, it does have the trunk in the front
     
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    From the picture it looks really much smaller than the Model S,and have you measured the exact size of it?
     
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    See post #3 above. ;)
     
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    So tempting to do that just so that you can take it to a mechanic who's not familiar with EVs and watch the expression on his face when he opens it expecting to see the motor. ;) Hmm, a hamster on a wheel hooked up by alligator clips to some alkaline batteries would do the trick as well ;)
     
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    The newer Model S frunks are actually not much bigger than the Model 3 frunk.
     
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    gavine Petrol Head turned EV Enthusiast

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    I wonder if that picture is of the dual motor Model 3. It looks like the picture is from the first launch event and I'm pretty sure they had the dual motor cars there for test drives. It looks similar to the dual-motor Model S frunk. Assuming the Model 3 doesn't have bio defense mode, the RWD 3 should have a larger frunk, like the RWD Model S only slightly smaller.
     
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    I really wouldn't expect anything larger than that for rear wheel models. Remember, they brought the cabin up closer to the front, so that would sacrifice frunk space.
     
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    Like how Model S moved to the same frunk sizes for both RWD and AWD to simplify production, I don't expect the 3 to have two frunk sizes. Model 3 is even more about simplifying production, so it makes even less sense to have two frunk sizes.
     
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    gavine Petrol Head turned EV Enthusiast

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    I thought the Models S smaller frunk was due to the bio-defense mode on RWD cars. If the 3 doesn't have bio-defense, I believe they will make a larger frunk on RWD models.
     
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    I don't think that changes things much. They could have had a larger non-biodefense RWD frunk, but didn't because it makes production simpler.
     
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    Funny idea, but in reality I won't be taking my Tesla to anyone who looks under the hood for an engine. I think at most, I'll go to my local Midas to have my tires rotated.
     
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    How many benjamins (100 dollah bills) can I fit neatly stacked from converting future J20 leaps to straight cash?
     
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  18. Xiao ma ge

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    But I like the bigger frunk ,a little bad about that .
     
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    :(:(:(so we can't have the final conclusion now .
     
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    Too small for a spare tire?
     

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