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Finally! "T" day of steel grey Model S

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Endodoc, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. Endodoc

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    I picked up the car yesterday at the new Costa Mesa delivery office (The service center was moved down the street and they are currently in construction to transform the old spot into a nice delivery office and showroom). The uncertainty of the delay time as a result of the factory shutdown was agonizing. In the end, however, I received the car only 14 days later than my originally scheduled delivery date. I was also slightly concerned that I would find multiple issues at delivery considering that the car was one of the first through the new production line. As it turns out, I had absolutely nothing to worry about. The car looks and performs amazing! Everything is working flawlessly so far, and I could not find any defects or necessary corrections. Overall, it was a truly amazing day and one I will not soon forget.

    Enough of my rambling for now. Here are some pictures of the new steel grey:

    rsz_151.jpg rsz_154.jpg rsz_157.jpg rsz_161.jpg rsz_165.jpg rsz_166.jpg rsz_168.jpg rsz_170.jpg
     
  2. karmamule

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    Congratulations! The new gray is a gorgeous color, thanks for some of the first pics of it "in the wild". :)

    It's also comforting to hear that quality on delivery was top-notch. That's great news for the rest of us with September deliveries.

    May you have many years of exhilarating travels with your new S85!
     
  3. tdelta1000

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    Congrats and happy motoring!
     
  4. omarsultan

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    Congrats on the new ride--the steel grey looks really nice.
     
  5. Myke Hines

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    How's it look in person? How would you compare it against the old gray?
     
  6. ROCDOC

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    The new grey looks fantastic. I was originally scheduled for the old grey and I agonized over whether to accept the new grey or choose another color altogether. I went with pearl white but after looking at your car, I would have been well served by going with "steel".
    Cograts!
     
  7. Endodoc

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    I think the new grey looks amazing (Admittedly I may be biased at this point). It is definitely a darker grey than the original, but not so dark that I would confuse it with black.

    I too originally picked the old grey. In fact, I was still slated to receive the old grey with the option to change to the new if desired. As I love the old grey, I went back and forth for 24 hours before finally deciding to switch to the new steel grey. I don't regret my decision at all.
     
  8. jstepy

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    Endodoc-

    Congrats! Had the same 24 hour dilemma with mine... Stick with old grey or go with the new. From your pictures it looks like I will be happy by going with the new steel grey!

    Was supposed to pick mine up Tuesday from Costa Mesa as well but I have been hit by the delay... Hoping it will be soon.

    Congrats again she's a beauty.
     
  9. galangg

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    Congrats! Love the color.
     
  10. MartinAustin

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    Beautiful!

    Always gets me how the alloys and brake parts look SO clean on brand new cars :)
     
  11. wamochi

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    Gorgeous!:love: Congrats!!
     
  12. skdave

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    Nice choice.
     
  13. Dutchie

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    #13 Dutchie, Sep 7, 2014
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    Amazing! I hope you will have many safe and trouble free miles in your S85!
     
  14. JBusch

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    Congrats, thanks for the pic's and the readout on the quality! Nice color.
     
  15. AndyHSoCa

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    Beautiful! Thanks for sharing the pictures and congratulations!
     
  16. Litho1

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    Errrr- I also ordered the Steel Grey... I can't wait!
    Placed order on 8-14-14

    Confirmed order on 8-26-14
    VIN: 57XXX (ASSIGNED 9-08-14)
    Yesterday they moved delivery date from November to December.
     
  17. Panther

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    Confirmed my steel grey today!
     
  18. sundoc

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    Congrats! Looks awesome, thanks for sharing the pics :)
    I too got the steel grey, Oct delivery (we'll see about that I guess)... seeing how nice yours looks makes me even more impatient haha
    Drive safe!
     
  19. techiesjc

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    That is just awesome! Now I cannot WAIT for my new steel grey beauty!! Enjoy the drive!
     
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    She is a beauty...:smile:
     

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