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Eye-Catching Matte Black Tesla Model 3 Goes Out In The Wild

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by S'toon, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. S'toon

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    More please! :D
     
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    In the "first ride" videos from the launch event I thought the matte paint finish looked terrible. All I saw were finger prints everywhere.
     
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    Love it! Thanks jj547 and S'toon!
     
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    The front looks beautiful to me in the new pictures. The upward slant is less evident there.
     
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    Looking good. This will stir up more attention for the Model 3. Tesla doesn't need to spend a lot of money on advertising when social media can do it for free.
     
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    Have compiled all pictures from the wild into this video :



    Enjoy!
     
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    The picture at 31s has an altered nose by photoshop.
     
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    Yeah I slipped that by mistake :(
     
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    I'll take that one even if it's an option.
     
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    I honestly would LOVE to own that color, if I didn't have full knowledge on how much of a pain it is to maintain and the cautions that come with owning a matte finish. It's beautiful, but not realistic for a daily driver and a family car. *sigh*
     
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    That black matte is seriously making me reconsider getting a red car. My previous two cars have been silver and black, so I wanted to switch it up. That black matte though....
     
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    Even the SF Giants have gone Matte Black......
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    Yeah, I just read this article about caring for matte paint...as gorgeous as this is, I'll have to pass.
     
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    I thought that too, but then I also thought: "I'm not going to let a bunch of drooling journalists paw my car all night, either...."
     
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    ive noticed the matte black on has two different sets of rims on it. do you think they changed the rims or are there two matte black model 3"s?
     
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    Looooooooooooooooooooove how that matte black looks. It was my favorite on stage during the unveil.
     

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