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Help: 90D ordered for MC Red on 12/19. Now thinking about White. Suggestions?

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by bakchod87, Dec 22, 2016.

  1. bakchod87

    bakchod87 Member

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    So I ordered the MC red this past Monday. And then I saw a couple of MC red's in the evening sun and they both gave almost, sort of an orange-ish hue. I asked my OA and he said yes you would see different hues depending on the light with MC red. And then I checked out a couple of pear white's and they looked gorgeous but still a but bland. While I still have time to modify my order for free, can you guys help me decide what color to go with? I know its subjective but any suggestions/ideas would help. I can't decide which one should I go for in the end - both colors are great but I see both these colors having some drawbacks (MC red giving off that orange-ish hue in low light and pearl white coming off as bit bland).
     
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  2. andrewket

    andrewket Well-Known Member

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    It's all personal taste. MC red and pearl white are both great colors. MC red on an X makes a big statement. White is a bit more subdued.

    Red with a white interior is stunning. I'm personally not a fan of white/white.
     
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  3. ModelX

    ModelX Active Member

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    I really enjoy the red when I see it; white blends in with all the other cars on the road.
     
  4. sdorn

    sdorn Director of Awesome

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    I just took delivery of my MC Red P100D and I am really happy with it.
     
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    About one month ago I took delivery of my new red P100D with the white interior, 21" silver turbine wheels and carbon fiber trim. It is just awesome looking and I get many compliments on the white interior.
    I also love the pearl white exterior but I don't think I would order it with the white interior.
     
  6. aesculus

    aesculus Still Trying to Figure this All Out

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    That's actually the best part.

    And then there was some comments by family members and neighbors that getting white was like getting a refrigerator. :)
     
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    IMG_6430.JPG IMG_6432.JPG Just picked up our pearl white model S and couldn't be happier. Just got the ceramic tint and Expel done.
     
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    Just picked up my S90D in Red Multicoat with Ultra White Premium seats. Love the combination. Really all the Tesla combinations are very tasteful. I'm a RED guy not a WHITE guy. (wine, cars)
     
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    #9 hmmm, Dec 23, 2016
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    I'm not a red car kind of guy but I just love my MC red...it's a complex/complicated red that's truly unique. I say stick with it, much more interesting than white imho.

    @pilotSteve any chance you could upload a couple of pics showing both the inside and outside of your car in the same shot? That may very well be my next combo.
     
  10. bakchod87

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    @pilotSteve thanks for your input. Can you share some pics of your MC red please?
     
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    I'm not a red car person, but that MC red is otherworldly. I'd stick with it
     
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    I really prefer a more traditional "bright red", but after seeing a couple of MC reds in person, I decided I would go for it - no regrets. I was buying used so my first choice (deep sea blue) was available, BUT that color gets surprisingly dark in lower light and that awesome blue isn't quite as evident then.
     
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  14. bakchod87

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    And I did! Decided to stick with MC red. Debated about the white interior (it looks gorgeous) but I won't be able to clean it up every day to maintain it, so I decided to go with black interior.
     
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    Glad you came to your senses re MC red. Welcome to the club :)
     
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    I really like the red/white combo but it also reminded me why I went with black next gen: I really don't care for the bicolor approach tesla went with for the intérior (i.e. part of the door panels, back of the seats etc are black no matter what combo is selected)...I realize a lot of people do love it though...
     
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    we had a Pearl White on black S60 and just got the MC red on tan P90D. both with 21" silver turbines. both look amazing and get a lot of compliments on both. really can't go wrong with either.

    we struggled with the first model S order color and went back and forth like you - PW vs. MCR.

    the only thing i would say about PW is that it looks great nearly all the time, even when a little dirty. the red shows more dirt, but that's to be expected :rolleyes:
     
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    I didn't love that two tone interior at all my first time around. After living with all black for a few years, I somehow did do a complete 180 and had to go with gray in my new Tesla. I absolutely love the contrast. I would have gone with the white had it been available, my gray is very light and I haven't had to clean it yet, 7 months in
     
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    Thanks! Now onto the long wait of getting the car delivered in March ....
     
  20. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    I have MC Red. I love it. I have a new 90D on order now. Can you guess what color it is going to be? Yep. I had a Pearl White until I saw the Red. I sold the Pearl and ordered the Red. This is the first Red car that I have ever owned. And I believe its safer than any other color. Why you ask? I have noticed that far less people pull out in front of me causing me to hit the brakes or slow. I think its because they see the Red much easier than any other color. Maybe I am reading more into this than is there, but I believe what I am seeing.
    My vote is, stay with the Red, you will be happy.
     

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