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Model S Wagon?

Discussion in 'Future Cars' started by Nh1, Nov 13, 2012.

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Model S "Touring"

  1. Excellent idea, would take it over Model S!

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  2. Great idea for a lot of buyers, but would still buy the sedan

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  3. Not a good idea.

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  1. Nh1

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  2. Mark Petersen

    Mark Petersen Model S EU P71

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    fu*k, I want that one
     
  3. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    I do too!
     
  4. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    For a wagon, that ain't bad!
     
  5. jkirkebo

    jkirkebo Model S P85+ VIN 14420 EU

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    I'm not so sure. The people that buy wagons here also want hitches on them. >90% of Passat wagons are sold with the hitch option while the percentage is much lower for the sedan version. A wagon version with no hitch would probably sell a lot less than the hatchback, especially since the hatchback already have more luggage space than all competitors.
     
  6. adhawan

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    Found this photoshop on google - thoughts anyone?
    I think it would make a great car... personally find it more attractive, and is definitely more practical than Model S with additional headroom, cargo room and roof rails. Anyone else feel the same, and would you buy it?

    Model S Wagon front.jpg
    Model S Wagon back.jpg
     
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    If it was awd, I'd be first on the list. Or just make the X signature with falcon wings, and the production like this.
     
  8. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    This variant would be a perfect replacement for our BMW 535xi Sportswagon. The extra rear-seat headroom would be a boon. Sign me up!
     
  9. shokunin

    shokunin P85 & S40

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    That's a beautiful render, and I love the blue :love:. I'd take the wagon in a heartbeat.
     
  10. mulder1231

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    #10 mulder1231, Nov 13, 2012
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    Would probably do well in Europe. Not sure about US though...

    Btw. Roof rails should be retractable, like the door handles.
     
  11. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    I want the wagon! Sure the regular Model S has plenty of storage. And the regular will be better range wise. But how can you just ignore all the utility that a wagon provides!
     
  12. Omer

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    someone should get this photoshop to tesla
     
  13. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    He just did... it's posted here.
     
  14. NEWDL

    NEWDL R#350 R#1323 Sig23 8136

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    The US wagon market is as soft as the US condominium market...

    We don't buy wagons here. Europe is another story.

    I see this coming to life as the X not as a wagon. If this does happen, I see it as years and years down the road.
     
  15. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    I can see Doug_G's pride in the TMC forum showing. ;)
     
  16. darthy001

    darthy001 Love my car, hope Tesla can get as great!

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    I would seriously consider this. As mentioned in other thread an AWD-version would be a no-brainer for me.
     
  17. Grendal

    Grendal Active Member

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    When I read the title of this thread I couldn't help but picture a little red wagon with a Tesla logo on it. Tesla Radio Flyer!
     
  18. MikeK

    MikeK R#129, TSLA shareholder

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    I have no need for a wagon, but give me that blue!
     
  19. AustinPowers

    AustinPowers Total Smeghead

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    #19 AustinPowers, Nov 13, 2012
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    You're right, I bet it would. Remember of the 5-series, A6 and E-class, about 50% (of some models even more) of the sales are wagons.
    And at least here, far less than 90% of those have tow hitches. Perhaps that is more common in Scandinavia.

    I never thought I would say that, but the wagon rendering of the S imho looks far better than the sedan version (as is often the case).
    But retractable roof handles? I don't see that coming as it is neither necessary nor technically very feasible. After all, it would have to go somewhere, and that somewhere would surely mean less headroom, which apparently is a no-go, as we have seen.

    And about Americans not buying wagons anymore, I think that is going to change again. Hell, even Caddy makes a wagon again ;-)
     
  20. PeterW

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    No hesitation, we would have the wagon over the sedan if it were available. We would even switch if they announced the wagon before we had to lock in the sedan.
     

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