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Model 3 Premium Interior - Black only?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by ELRev, Jul 31, 2017.

  1. ELRev

    ELRev Member

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    3/31 non-owner reservation holder here. First Production delivery estimate November 2017 - January 2018.

    I was strongly considering AWD but don't want to wait until July - September 2018.

    That said, with the current upgraded Premium Interior attached to all First Production cars, there is one more thing I wanted of which I've seen no mention: the white interior.

    The only interior color I've seen inside a 3 so far with the premium upgrade is black. Has anyone seen otherwise?

    I've fallen in love with that white interior, and after Elon's recommendation to get it, I was sold. If it wasn't an option (yet?) on the 3, I'd be very disappointed and torn on when to actually order my car.
     
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  2. Zaphod

    Zaphod Galaxy President (former)

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    Only interior seen in other than black was the silver car at the original reveal which was in the white.

    White is said to be available this fall. Based on that, I would assume it would be available if you reservation comes up in Nov-Jan as stated.
     
  3. Chips

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    So where is this delivery estimator tool? I go to MyTesla page and click on the Delivery estimator "Learn More" link and I just get a page saying "Model 3 deliveries are beginning in the US based on whether you are an employee, if you own a Tesla and when you placed your reservation." and a big blue SAVE button, and a red button to see Model S inventory.

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  4. SageBrush

    SageBrush Active Member

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    I live in Colorado and reserved online a few minutes before the 3/2016 reveal started.

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  5. boaterva

    boaterva Supporting Member

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    Yeah, the only comment on the White (we assume the 'vegan leather' premium) interior is this one line in the FAQ:
    Fall 2017: White interior option, standard configuration (non-Premium Upgrades)
     
  6. Marsnaut

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    Chances of white interior being included for free with the premium upgrade package? Or is it still too early to tell?
     
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    They are only offering black right now to keep the initial production moving. The other colors will be added soon afterwards.
     
  8. K-MTG

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    Will black leather-like seats be available with the regular M3 ($35k) in the fall with premium package?
     
  9. boaterva

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    If the current one is the Premium upholstery, the white should be. Has anyone commented from the test drives that the black is fabric or the 'vegan premium black' like the white of the S and X?
     
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  11. liuping

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    Black only interior is the one thing that bothers me about getting an early production model (Oct-Dec).

    I don't mind spending $9000 for the long range battery or $5000 for the premium package, or even $1000 for paint. But the only option on a $55k car is black vinyl seats? That is going to be way too hot in the summer and might be a deal breaker.

    I'm not a fan of pure white seats either. I hope they reconsider and offer a tan/cream interior.
     
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  12. SMAlset

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    We went all black in our MS, first time with a car with black interior, and have to say I really do like it and didn't think I would. We have cabin overheat protection turned on normally and even when the temp outside is in the 90s, don't find the car inside to be bad at all. Then when you get in and the A/C kicks in you are very comfortable in no time. I assume the same will be said of the M3.

    BTW a big plus I'm finding for all black interior is that it is much more kind to your eyes and I think prevents squinting. We live in a hot area where we get blasted with cloudless days on end and very bright reflected sun off of everything. The black cocoon you're in gives your eyes a break. Sure they end up feeling less tired too.
     
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  13. PRSIST

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    I read a FAQ yesterday that white interior will be an option in November 2017 along with Standard battery vehicles. Don't ask me where I read it because I have been to tons of web pages over the past few days. I too want anything other than black seats so I was glad to read that white will be available about the time I am due to configure.
     
  14. Zaphod

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    It is directly from the Tesla FAQ:

    Model 3 Reservations FAQ
     
  15. MorrisonHiker

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    The seats in the test cars had the premium black synthetic upholstery, not fabric, according to our driver.
     
  16. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Well-Known Member

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    That's the way I had to go.
    I actually got there:
    Log into account.
    From main account page hit Manage Reservation.
    In the Next Steps text click on the red-highlighted FAQ.
    Then in the answer to the first question "You can find your estimated delivery date now here" the here is red and you can click on it to get to an estimate page.
    From the estimate page I was able to save my selection of battery (standard). Trying to get the page directly, I couldn't save it.

    But just clicking on "Delivery Estimate" in the bottom right would have been a lot easier. :p

    (Firefox with NoScript, a couple of Tesla URLs enabled.)
     

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