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Model S Coupe Concept

Discussion in 'Future Cars' started by m1kesta, May 30, 2013.

  1. m1kesta

    m1kesta New Member

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    A Coupe rendering of the Tesla S. Tesla, please make this happen it's so damn sexy!

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  2. stsanford

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    Nay for me. A bit too over the top for my taste... That's just me though, I did really like the other coupe concept image floating around.
     
  3. FreeOfPge

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    Yes, although two door cars are so impractical...
     
  4. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    Nice (Photoshop?) work. I'd buy this car in an instant after my kids head off to college.
     
  5. nrcooled

    nrcooled P#8946 VIN 03225

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    Looks like the artist just used a FR-S/BRZ as a template and threw some Model S cues on it. It looks good but I am also a fan of the Scionbaru twins and I also love Hella Flush and stanced vehicles so I am sure those factors are skewing my opinion.

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  6. SwedishAdvocate

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    #6 SwedishAdvocate, May 30, 2013
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    It kind of works. But it looks like it's lowered far too much. Will that thing clear a speed bump? I also don't think Mr. von Holzhauzen or Mr. Musk are going to put rims like those on something rolling out of the Fremont factory...

    Full disclosure: Personally I'm not in the market. My dad might be, but he doesn't want a two door coupe based on the Model S. Ideally he wants a station wagon at least one size smaller than a fictional Model S station wagon. And he is going to want a factory mounted euro-spec hitch option. And it's possible that he would also want a decent fast-charging network in Sweden before he would consider pulling the trigger.
     
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    If it is smaller than the S and is not so lowered I would buy.

    Elon says today the Gen 3 will be 20 percent smaller then the 16 foot long S. (13ft) (Roadster is 12')
     
  8. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    I like it! With air suspension set to normal (instead of ridiculously low :smile: ) and with 19 or 20" wheels more similar to what the S comes with standard I think it's a winner. I do hope though that the Gen III comes in 4-door version as well as coupe.
     
  9. ipdamages

    ipdamages Roadster Sports 835 & 972

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    #9 ipdamages, May 30, 2013
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    Whoo hoo! Perfect! Now make it (Gen 3) proportionally narrower, change out the nose cone, and I'm REALLY happy. Make it a bit more voluptuous, and I'm in heaven. I'm already entirely confident the mechanical specs will be more than acceptable. :)

    Now to get back on topic... Wasn't there a thread on this a few weeks ago? I still think that a 196" x 77" 2 door coupe may look good in a pic, but it would be pretty impractical in that the doors would be even longer than the four door doors. The car already is very difficult for ingress/egress in public parking lots, without dinging doors. My colleague wants to buy a Model S but it won't fit in his garage. A coupe only makes the problem worse.
     
  10. m1kesta

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    It's only a photoshop, as I highly doubt Musk would release a car this low. However, in retrospect the Tesla S is fairly well balanced in terms of height in factory form. The wheel gap isn't horrendous and it looks sporty in comparison to some other "sports" cars that come with a much taller factory height.
     
  11. Mr X

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    Those wheels and rims are a BIG No
     
  12. Kevin Harney

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    I seriously do not understand this new flush wheel trend. I think it looks as stupid as the baggy pants down your a** trend.
     
  13. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Agreed, Kevin. I see it much like the low rider trend where it makes sense as a conspiracy by car makers and repair shops to keep your vehicle in constant need of repair.
     

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