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First drive of a release candidate version of Model 3

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by fosking, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. fosking

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    Elon has just posted a video on Twitter of the first drive of a release candidate version of the Model 3!

    Elon Musk on Twitter
     
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  3. fosking

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    New nose too.
     
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    I wasn't sure if it was the color or lighting, but sure does look like it.
     
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    glad they didn't make it the same nose as other teslas
     
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    Az_Rael Supporting Member

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    I think you are right

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    Yeah nose looks tweaked to me, I think it looks great. Looks a little more like an S front in my opinion.
     
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    Definitely picked up some design features from Porsche . Not a bad thing
     
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    Definitely can see it has the AP2 turn indicators on the front fenders.
     
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    Large center screen still seems to be there, from what I can tell.
     
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    Yes, I couldn't pick out a HUD though
     
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    That would be harder to see in the clip.

    *edit, or they simply could have turned it off for this clip.
     
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    I know tesla doesn't have carplay or AA, but definitely upgrade the phone elon. This video looks like footage from a 6 year old phone.
     
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    kind of hard to see a hud when your not straight on though no?
     
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    Another of his tweets discussed 'no new consumer tech', see my separate thread with a copy of that; looks like no HUD: No New Consumer Facing Tech in Model 3
     
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    Nose looks the same but no fog lights.
     
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    Hrm. I'm worried about that not-in-dash screen. I'm not talking about diagnostic/laptop screen in the passenger seat.
     
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    Sounds like no HUD if you look at his twitter comments, I guess we shall see but it is not looking like there will be one.

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    @elonmusk so does this mean no heads up display in Model 3? How will Tesla handle speedometer and Instrument Cluster information?


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    @arctechinc The more autonomous a car is, the less dash info you need. How often do you look at the instrument panel when being driven in a taxi?
     
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    I interprete this as no HUD too. He also reiterated only one display in another tweet. I understand the logic about autonomy and lack of need for a but I think the average consumer will need to see what their car is doing to protect them especially in the early days of autonomy.
     
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