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Early Production Models

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by doug, May 20, 2008.

  1. doug

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    #2 doug, May 20, 2008
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    P1 / VIN F001
    Jet Black exterior, two tone Black and Red interior (style: rally 1)

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    #4 doug, May 20, 2008
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    P2 / VIN F003
    Radiant Red exterior, two-tone Black and Brown interior (style: traditional), Brown headrest

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    VP17 center, VIN F003 right
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    P4 / VIN F004
    Sterling Silver exterior, two tone Black and Red interior (style: rally 1)

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    Lots of black seats with red inserts...


    That "Please do not touch" sign on VIN F003 doesn't appear to be working! :eek:
     
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    In person #3 looks like brown inserts.
     
  8. doug

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    Yes, seems like a popular choice, regardless of exterior color. I'm betting Martin went with the microfiber, though.
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    Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. It's a funny contrast with the kids climbing all over the car. However, the sign is likely just referring to the charging port.
     
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    More P2 / VIN F003

    Clearer interior view:
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    What is that CF plate above? Something to signify which Founders' Series number it is?
    Which official interior color is that. Looks like it might be "orange."


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    There is nothing there right now, it does look like something else belongs there...

    It is brown.
     
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    Yeah, it's definitely what I would call brown, but they don't have an interior color on the order form that's officially called "brown." There's "saddle" but it looks too dark, and "beige" is too light. From these latest pictures, "orange" seems to be the closest match even though that orange is basically brown.
     
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    That is a plaque holder for the founder and signature series.

    Right behind it is the ESS (or at least a couple of sheets of metal behind).

    The sub port is actually just to the left of the driver on the back wall. The whole sub itself actually sits between the driver compartment and the drivers side rear wheel well.
     
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    #13 malcolm, May 24, 2008
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    So if the sub (woofer?) is to the left of the driver, then what's that carbon fibre disc with a horizontal white slot and what looks like a couple of data sockets sitting between the two headrests?

    Or is it my other left and that's the plaque holder you're talking about?

    Here's me thinking it was driver/passenger headset connectors.

    No, I don't really know why either - no one's mentioned them before.
     
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    Yeah, color "on the web" is basically broken, which is why you don't want to lock in your colors until you get the physical sample kit.
     
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    #15 doug, Jul 10, 2008
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    P5: Brilliant Yellow

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    Seen ready and waiting in the back of the Tesla Store Menlo Park

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    Random observation:

    EP1= Black and so is P1
    EP5=Yellow and so is P5
    EP2=Red and so is P2 (or was that P3?)
     
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    #17 TEG, Jul 10, 2008
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    Maybe someday we can complete this list?:

    --Signature 100--
    (Too many to track!)

    --Founder/Funder series--
    F27[?] Twilight Blue
    F24[?] Very Orange, custom leather interior
    F23[?] Signature Green
    F22[?] Red
    F21[?] Signature Green
    F19[?] Signature Green
    F17[SJ] Signature Green
    F16[MT] Jet Black
    F15[?]
    F14[?]
    F13[?] Black/RedStripes
    F12[AW] Electric Blue
    F11:[?]
    F10:[?] Signature Green
    F9:[?] Signature Green
    F8:[LP?] Sterling Silver
    F7:[SB] Radiant Red
    F6:[LP?] Jet Black
    F5:[KM] Yellow
    F4:[AG] Silver
    F3*:[JS] Radiant Red (*P2)
    F2*:[ME] Gray/OrangeStripes (*P3??)
    F1:[EM] Black

    --Validation Prototypes--
    VP25??: Thunder Gray; custom leather red/black two-tone interior (including steering wheel)
    VP24: Arctic White; black
    VP23: Sterling Silver; premium two-tone, black/red, red head restraint
    VP22: Electric Blue; premium two-tone, rally 1, dark gray/light gray, light gray head restraint
    VP21: Radiant Red; premium two-tone, rally 2, beige/black, beige head restraint
    VP20?: Electric Blue; black
    VP19: Sterling Silver; custom leather red/black two-tone interior (including steering wheel), black head restraint
    VP18: Radiant Red; microfiber -- rumored to have been converted to the Brabus Roadster
    VP17: Radiant Red; microfiber
    VP16: Glacier Blue; cream
    VP15: ?
    VP14: ?
    VP13: Very Orange
    VP12: Black; saddle
    VP11: Thunder Gray
    VP10: Sterling Silver
    VP9: Electric Blue; black
    VP8: ?
    VP7: ?
    VP6: ?
    VP5: Jet Black
    VP4: Arctic White; black
    VP3: Racing Green; black
    VP2: ?
    VP1: Signature Green

    --Engineering/Evaluation Prototypes--
    EP10: ?Thunder Gray?
    EP9: ?
    EP8: ?
    EP7: ?
    EP6: Dark Blue (repainted?)
    EP5: Yellow
    EP4: Orange? Blue?
    EP3: Light Blue (crash tested)
    EP2: Radiant Red (first Chili Red then repainted)
    EP1: Black
     
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    p6 = Jet Black
    p7= Radiant Red
    p8 = Sterling Silver
    p9 = Signature Green
     
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    I thought the Founder's Series was like 24 or 25 cars. Are you intending to start the Sig 100 cars at car 10 ?
     
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    P5 and P6 in back. P7 on lift. P9 in front.
     

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