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Hardtop mix-and-match

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by doug, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    oldie, but goodie:
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    The first two pics work. The third one with the silly stripes is a failure in my opinion.
     
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    It is difficult to tell in these pictures. Are the first two black, or CF?
     
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    I think the grey roadster has a black hardtop.
    The electric blue roadster has a twilight blue hardtop.

    I heard that carbon fiber hardtops won't be available until this summer.
     
  5. doug

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    The first two are just black hardtops. First on Electric Blue, then on Silver. The last photo is an old shot of an Electric Blue hardtop on VP1 (Signature Green). I think the painters tape was just for fun and to get a sense what the car might look like with stripes. (This was from well before any of the production cars.)

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    Yuck! No thanks!

    (I guess I just don't like yellow very much)
     
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    As a MINI owner I like the contrasting color roofs....Our Tesla will have a CF hardtop roof and Very Orange exterior color. Now I do agree with the concept of the BRG and Elec. Blue....but maybe not the color choice...I hope it is right for the owner.

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    #9 doug, Feb 26, 2009
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    Well turns out in this case the purpose is not aesthetics, just the simplest way to transport a hardtop up the street.


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    Still ugly.
     
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    But that color scheme will look perfect during Easter.
     
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    Silver with Thunder Gray:

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    That actually looks pretty good. Gives me hope for the look of the Carbon Fiber tops when they start arriving.
     

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