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GenIII mockup - coloured?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by WarpedOne, Apr 6, 2013.

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  1. WarpedOne

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    Where is this from? I haven't seen it before :eek:.
     
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    I believe a screengrab from an old video (before the Model X)
     
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    Likely an early Model S. The function built in clay first before the style is added on.
     
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    #5 TEG, Apr 6, 2013
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    That was the low budget (e.g., free) version. You get what you pay for...
     
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    It's clay. Sometimes clay looks like, well, Play-Doh.

    Nice job, TEG!!
     
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    Here's my attempt. I tried to make it look more glossy but the jpg picture had too many artifacts to look good, so I just left it with the "matte" finish.

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    My first thought was that this clay model looks like a RWD Mazda3 with some styling cues from the Mazda6. It all made sense when I realized that Franz von Holzhausen is a Mazda veteran.
     
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    Love the tinted windows, oh make that one way glass, oh sorry about that this is a clay model isn't it:smile:
     
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    Heres a morph of a Model S onto the clay then tweaked into a Coupe .. Well, kinda.

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    @TEG - Where are those weird looking door handles from?

    @PV4EV - Where'd the battery chrome below the doors go?
     
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    Brianman: my pic has Mazda 3 door handles...
     
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    Are you hoping they go with something more traditional (like the Mazda 3) for Gen 3 handles? Or just a convenience for your mockup?
     
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    Convenience / expedience in the photoshop.

    Are people generally happy with the auto-extending door handles on the Model S?
     
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    Wow, I like it!
    Maybe a bit longer doors and a bit different front end/lights.
     
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    Ok, I've slightly stretched the door shut line to the right, and squished the height a little too. But this is all being done with a simple bit-map editor (not photoshop funnily enough!) ... so its only supposed to be a crude mock up to look at through squinty eyes !!!

    I suspect that the Gen3 will actually be a proper 4/5 seater with 4 doors. Personally I quite like the idea of a 2 door Coupe shape, and only occasionally need the use of rear seats so 4 doors is not high on my priority list.

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    Its a crude mock-up done with a bit-map editor ! Wasn't expecting anyone to look at the detail too much ... In an ideal world with loads of time on my hands, I'd model the entire thing into a very high-res 3D model, and render it in all sorts of ways.
     
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    Could you also shrink the door and fit another another door? Think it makes more sense if G3 is a 4-door (5-door, whatever it's called)
     

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