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Final Roadster #2500 - build book

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by Mark77a, Apr 10, 2017.

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  1. Mark77a

    Mark77a Member

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    I just found this build book at Tesla West Drayton (UK)
    it charts the build of Final Roadster #2500 <<PHOTOS>>

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    I wonder if anyone (TEG ?) know where this fully signed and documented car ended up ?
     
  2. wycolo

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    Preview, meaning maybe a reprint has been ordered?
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  3. supersnoop

    supersnoop Tesla Roadster #334

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    I guess I'm confused. I thought there were only about 2,400 of these built. Tesla did order 2,500 "rollers" from Lotus, but I thought they ended that contract a little short.

    Also, European VIN's started over with the sequence number, so the last VIN shouldn't actually end with 2500. I can't tell if that first picture is photoshopped, but the font is different on the last four digits.
     
  4. DeedWest

    DeedWest 2010 Roadster 2.0 - VIN 523

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    In theory, you're correct. What it looks like they did here, which they've done in the past, like with @vfx's VIN 500, is assign a custom VIN. In this case, it's to commemorate the final Roadster.


    Apart from that, holy crap. What a beautiful Roadster. Thank you, @Mark77a, for sharing these beautiful photographs. Look at that Premium Black / White Rally One interior with the matching head restraint!!! That is one AWESOME interior.:)
     
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    @Mark77a, thx indeed for sharing those photos! That signed ESS and motor both belong in a museum; if not the entire car itself as well. Does anyone know where it ended up? Also, did West Drayton have any more of those books available? If so, I'd love to purchase one as I'm sure a number of others would.
     
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    Nice book, I wouldn't mind a copy if they do sell them.

    By more to the point, what is a Roadster owner doing in West Drayton? ;)
     
  7. Mark77a

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    #7 Mark77a, Apr 11, 2017
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    Getting 32amps, and a few chats .. that's all :) , also following you, supped 60A at Marriott Slough, even a free 30 mins is useful for a
    faster ride back to D'orset :)

    And nope book is not for sale - it is just in the glass case with loads of Tesla Product awards ... so I read it while on charge, with a nice cup of tea and some damn fine company :)

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    Did you pay for the charging at Slough? I noticed the door was unlocked but I gave them a tenner anyhow. Never used it before but I wanted them to know it's still a valuable resource (particularly with Fleet offline).
     
  9. Mark77a

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    No .. cheekily I just charged .. for 10 mins, The door was open the hinges kinda wouldn't let it fully close, and the lock looked rusty. Next time I'll bring some Oil !
    BUT the Tesla (roadster only) charger was perfect...
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    There was a comment on plugshare that the hotel management claimed it was hardly used. That's why I tweeted them and paid up. Maybe blank your plate and tweet them too...
     

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