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Model S in two showrooms this coming weekend

Discussion in 'Model S' started by bonnie, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    (Tesla should be sending emails out)

    There will be a Model S beta at Menlo Park and Santana Row this coming weekend. People won't be able to sit in the cars, it'll be roped off, but at least you can get a closer look in the showroom.

    White Model S at Menlo Park and red Model S at Santana Row from Fri afternoon thru Sunday.
     
  2. VolkerP

    VolkerP EU Model S P-37

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    After the event, Tesla is now applying Model S prototypes in homeopathic doses, starting with dilution to the extreme. Wait, no, the first step would be roped off Model S beta in darkened showroom. You just would "know" that it is there, somewhere in the dark...
     
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    I like it; more posted photos on their way to my web browser!
     
  4. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    That step was done :). We've now moved 'into the light'.

    Seriously, I'm excited to be able to see it more closely. But as others at the event in line next to me can attest, I was just excited to see it fly by on the test track.
     
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    Attest :wink::biggrin:
     
  6. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    #6 gg_got_a_tesla, Oct 5, 2011
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    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    PopSmith Saving for a Model 3

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    Based off the passenger front quarter panel and the mirrors, that one's the prototype, but it's still sweet looking! :biggrin:
     
  9. Kipernicus

    Kipernicus Model S Res#P1440

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    Thanks for the extra info Bonnie. I got the emails and was considering going to see them, but not getting to sit in the car kind of spoils it.
     
  10. smorgasbord

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    Actually, the white one ended up at Santana Row. I was there to record the delivery from the street:
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  11. W.Petefish

    W.Petefish Active Member

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    I think at least one will be coming to Houston soon. At least this is inferred from Tesla's e-mail about the Houston store opening.
     
  12. Soflauthor

    Soflauthor Model S, Sig#422

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    I hope one appears at the South Florida store in Dania Beach within a few months.

    When the pre-Alpha was demo'd in Miami earlier this summer. It was also roped off. However, there weren't too many people around, and I asked if I could sit inside. The Tesla rep said "sure."

    That, along with a lot of other aspects of the car, resulted in a check being written a few days later for a Model S sig series.
     
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    Ropes and pylons, but it looks like they're letting people get in the car now. Yay!!!

    One of the marketing guys should put a spare set of clubs (or two?) in the frunk. They're missing out on showing off cool features!
     
  15. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    Some pretty cool shots. I love that car in white. I'm sold.
     
  16. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    One of those captions said "the glass roof will have a screen to block out the sun."
     
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    As I recall, they said it would have a glass treatment that would reduce solar heat load to 20%
     
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    Yeah, when I dropped off my Sig upgrade check earlier this week my salesperson said they weren't going to let anyone inside. But I talked ot him today and apparently Elon told them to let people sit in the cars so there you go. It's ballsy but now we may come take a look this wkend.
     
  19. Todd Burch

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    Might have both.
     
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    I asked them about that at the factory tour and they said "yeah, we got a few requests for that already so will probably do something."
     

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