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Methinks the 3 would go far if it looked summit like ...

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by daytonatom, Jul 15, 2015.

  1. daytonatom

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    gregincal Active Member

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    From that angle it looks good, but it's a little too shooting brakey for me looked at from the side:

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    It looks fairly nice, though.
     
  3. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Very neat looking although a bit wagon-like. A more car-like roofline all the way to the back may be more appropriate for the 3.
     
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    I like it. The "grill" (from the link) looks a lot like Tesla to me...
     
  5. Bangor Bob

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    A sleeker Subaru Legacy wagon. Me likey.
     
  6. Uncle Paul

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    Nice looking car. Seems like all the automakers are going to the "flame surfaced" styling school.

    Believe that whatever Tesla releases will be styled in the wind tunnel.
     
  7. MassModel3

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    Personally, I'm expecting it to look a lot more like the Honda Crosstour for overall design (remove ugly front, rear wiper, and shark fin antenna, add Model S nose).

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  8. gavine

    gavine Petrol Head turned EV Enthusiast

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    Ew. NO! Motor Trend lised the Crosstour as one of the top ten ugliest cars recently.

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    Looks like a sleeker BMW i3. Not sure if that's good or bad.
     
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    That is exactly the reason I showed it from the back -- the front is absolutely hideous!
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    I'm not sure its butt was anything to write home about, either.
     
  11. RobStark

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    Maybe that is what the Model '3 CUV looks like but definitely not the liftback sedan.
     
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    Yes, tired of these high rear-ends (I blame that in part on the Prius and having owned a few since 2009).
     
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    The shape and contours of the model three will be born out of the aerodynamics; windtunnel testing and low coefficient of drag are paramount for long-range from a smaller battery footprint. Tesla has already proven technology can come together to produce the long-range car that is fun to drive, the model three will be more function over form.
     

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