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Leaked Model X photos or the lack there of...

Discussion in 'Model X' started by tdelta1000, Feb 13, 2012.

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  1. tdelta1000

    tdelta1000 Active Member

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    I was surprised by how well Tesla Motors was able to keep photos of the Model X from leaking 24 hours prior to the official introduction. Did anyone else have the same thoughts?
     
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    Outside of the blurry picture of the "X"...I saw nothing else.
     
  3. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    Yes, we'll done. I think only one mag broke the embargo too. It was shown back in December, photographed (according to vfx) around 3 weeks ago etc. it sounds like it was kept heavily under wraps as many in Tesla hadn't even seen it yet. Seems very Apple-like (perhaps without the fear).
     
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    Tesla knew that we would have plastered spy-shots all over this forum if we had them....:biggrin:
     
  5. tdelta1000

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    It does sound Apple like when you give thought to it.
     
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    So true.
     
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    I just heard it was in the studio. Those website photos have to come from somewhere.
     
  8. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    Yep, but there had to be a photographer, the driver etc... Multiple points of failure in secrecy
     
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    I guess that's why they have an indoor test track.
     
  10. efusco

    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    That had to move it to Elon's house for photos in the garage and I would've thought that contractors would have seen it as well. They did a good job of keeping the photos offline.
     
  11. Mycroft

    Mycroft Life happens

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    Nah. Photoshopped.
     
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    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    Ah, maybe so..
     
  13. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Are you kidding, that photo is totally faked. Embarrassingly so. The shadows are all wrong and the car looks like it's floating. I think it was fine for the presentation, but it really shouldn't be on the website. Now that they've done the unveil, I'd suggest they replace it soon.

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  14. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN 65513, Model 3: VIN 1913

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    Nah, it's okay and funny as is. The X's (virtually) levitating and/or doing yoga in Elon's garage. :smile:
     
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    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    Yea, ok, as a photographer I'm ashamed to admit I hadn't noticed that...
     
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    So who's gonna stakeout Elon house for the next gen Roadster? :)
     

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