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First dual motor performance Model 3 rolls off the line

Discussion in 'Model 3: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by RubberToe, Jun 16, 2018.

  1. RubberToe

    RubberToe Supporting the greater good

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    #1 RubberToe, Jun 16, 2018
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    I almost pitched a tent when I saw this tweet
     
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    I sure hope there are spacers in the springs for delivery. lol
     
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    No battery in it yet...
     
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    Does this mean somebody will get one in the next few weeks? Can't wait to see one put through it's paces.
     
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    I thought that the battery with front and rear completed subframes is the whole bottom section that is married to the chassis.
     
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    What does that exactly mean .... "rolls off the line"
    Finished? Or more stuff yet to be added, anything from interior (albeit you can see seats in the picture), motor(s) or all the other guts?
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    It is possible it has air suspension set to very high.

    besides which this is the 3rd or 4th thread I've seen this talked about. Mods need to get busy merging threads.
     
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    Do we even know that the P has air suspension?

    So, it could either be shipping blocks/bumpers in the springs, or it's lifted up on the assembly track. I'm not worried about it. That won't be it's height when on the ground. lol
     
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    No we don't, but you are so right, there is no way that is how it will look when it comes off the line for normal use.
     
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    And looks like white interior
     
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    What is so special? It looks nearly exactly like an RWD model 3 with sport wheels..
     
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    But that's a different red! :)
     
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    Yep, You are right. That is my bad I completely forgot thats how they married them.
     
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    ...and red calipers... And a white interior...
     
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    That's the problem. They forgot that part of assembly.
     
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    The interior will look almost exactly like the current Model 3s. About the only difference you'll actually see with the P version is initially white interior (which this one has), bigger Brembo brake calipers (the red ones you see), and a rear small spoiler (which you can't see in this shot). The battery module will also look the same as the M3 long range but it might have something like beefier contactors and conductors (unsure).
     
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  18. AmpedRealtor

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    Only in Tesla World is it special to get a vehicle interior in a color other than black.

    Interesting that a new general assembly line can be built in 3 weeks with minimal resources, yet Musk couldn't do the same last year to get Model 3 out of the door, in volume, on time. Funny how a low stock price and tons of bad press can give you a kick in the ass and make you do the otherwise impossible. None of this would have happened if certain people in the media didn't hold Tesla accountable for its missteps.
     
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  19. MP3Mike

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    The GA line wasn't the bottleneck last year.
     
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    You have an incredibly poor understanding of how complex manufacturing works.
     
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