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E-Captain Premium Center Console

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Kandiru, Dec 2, 2015.

  1. Kandiru

    Kandiru Member

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    #1 Kandiru, Dec 2, 2015
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    I am looking at this voluminous and seemingly well executed German center console, which unlike the OEM and Evannex (which slide inside
    the old console) rests flush with the OEM center walls, and with removal of the tiny OEM cubby allows for tilted water bottle storage in very accessible location.

    Anyone have experience with it?

    Here is the video, action starts at 0.20:



    On a side note, if you want to chuckle check out the Topfit on Amazon.
     
  2. gizmoboy

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    #2 gizmoboy, Dec 2, 2015
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    Doesn't seem like it offers all that much...
     
  3. green1

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    If it was priced appropriately, sure, but it's double the price of the evannex one and I wouldn't say it's as nice
     
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    I really like the looks of this console. I carry a 40oz hydroflask around a lot and it looks like it would fit in their bottle holder area nicely. Wish it were priced a little better... :frown:
     
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    Looks great but massively over priced. I'd pay $150 usd max for this.
     
  6. Kandiru

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    Agreed, I ordered it anyway, looks neat and stores a lot. I want my MS to be functional while
    preserving the minimalist aesthetics.
     
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    That console does look great, but I agree it's about $500 overpriced.
     
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    Does look very nice. I like the storage better than either the Evannex or OEM consoles. Did not see what if any provision there is for drinks. The video did not show what you do with the bottle space so I could not quite understand that feature.
    One very useful tidbit from the video was the technique for removing the cubby. That might be handy for ...something, not sure what yet.
     
  10. Kandiru

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    You can put at least two water bottles on the tilted shelf so they don't fly out with acceleration, no Luda mode guarantee though.

    - - - Updated - - -

    C'mon man, external hobby cabinetry hinges?
     
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    @Kandiru Great choice. I agree with you. I bought the same item as well. I also bought the insets for eshelf-1 and eshelf-2 along with cup holders. I like the contemporary look and of course unique. The Tesla service folks were impressed and said this is better than many.
    This page has all the inserts that I am talking about. I went for the all black option.
    Mittelkonsole vorne - GS-Design - Tesla Interior
     
  12. DaveVa

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    #12 DaveVa, Dec 11, 2015
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    This was posted ages ago, but thought I would revive it since it gets buried. My temporary solution became my permanent solution since it meets my needs. I added a second larger Piel box that fits under the cubby area perfectly. Between the two boxes you effectively have a low profile, simple storage solution that looks pretty good. If you looks through the post - with some tailoring you can make it a perfect fit. But for me it works well enough stock. The Piel 6x6 box "fits" (does not slide down all the way) near the USB/12V ports. The Piel 6x8 box fits very nicely under the cubby area.

    Temportunity Console
     
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    I love this console. My only concern is no cupholder. Can someone that has bought it please post a pic with a drink in it?
     
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    FWIW my 40oz Hydro fits perfectly in the Tesla-made center console. The cup holder partitions are the right distance apart.
     
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    @Mother Frunker
    I am waiting for my cup holder to arrive. I will post a pic as soon as I receive/install it.
     
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    #16 Kandiru, Dec 21, 2015
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    Ripped the cubby and dropped her in tonight, the second from front open compartment even fits my umbrella.
    There are 4 storage areas: front tilted with bottle divider, behind it a very deep well, then the largest covered
    area, then an area in front of USB ports to fit an inductive pad, small binoculars, and my driving gloves.

    It looks like it came with the car:

    E-captain.jpg
     
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    It does match really well... Congratulations!
     
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    Thanks, as you can see edges are flush with OEM storage area walls, so space is larger
    than in both OEM and the other aftermarket competitor.

    Now I need to cut me out a top insert for the inductive charger.
     
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    Looks German. Simple, unattractive. Way over priced too...
     
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    Care for some pork?
     

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