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Model E

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by AH-HA, Aug 9, 2013.

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  1. AH-HA

    AH-HA Member

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    Looks like Elon wasn't joking, they trademarked Model E recently.
     
  2. Discoducky

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    Lloyd Well-Known Member

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    Tesla owes me design consideration!! I believe that I was the first to suggest this name on this forum years ago!! :biggrin: I'm glad they agree!
     
  4. lorih

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    I'm confused.

    Roadster: cool name for a sports car. First Tesla car gets cool name

    Then Elon starts mass production cars and develops "Product Family" with "Branding":

    Model S: First mass produced Tesla. "S" for Sedan
    Model X: Second mass produced Tesla. "X" for cross-over (SUV/minivan)
    Model E? What's the E for?

    Elon doesn't strike me as the egocentric type to name a whole car line after himself (E-lon's car), and if he did, wouldn't it have been the first sports car, not the "affordable" everyperson's car..(That can't really be what E-stand for, could it? That would be kinda lame...)

    Maybe Every Day Electric?
     
  5. Lloyd

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    Everyone? Economy, Electric??
     
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    Should be Model M. Mid for mid-size ;)
     
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    E = Everyone?
     
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    Yes but SMX does not sell :crying:
     
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    What if you have a Model S, X and E but not in that order? ;)
     
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    Now I know why your signature says your posts are "copyrighted" and "may NOT" be reused without your written consent.
    :rolleyes:
     
  11. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    We've been here before.

    Time to go namesquat "Model Y".
     
  12. tdelta1000

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    Disco...I would agree that "E" could represent Everyone.
     
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    Is it just me or is that Jaloponik source dated 8/30/2012?
     
  14. timf

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    The Jalopnik article was speculation from a year ago. The trademark application is new this week. Whether or not he was serious at the time, Elon had to have been considering the Model E name at least since last year.
     
  15. art

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    E = easy, energy, endurance, electric ?
     
  16. aronth5

    aronth5 Long Time Follower

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    Why E= "Elon" of course:smile:
    I like "everyone".
     
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    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    Enhanced
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    :)
     
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    brianman Burrito Founder

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    rolosrevenge Dr. EVS

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    E for Eric, as in, I finally will be able to afford a whole car instead of a half a car.
     

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