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Model X Colors?

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by Phil Seastrand, Feb 3, 2015.

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  1. Phil Seastrand

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    Do you think the Model X will be released with the same color options as the Model S or do you think there will be new colors?
     
  2. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    I recall a story about someone seeing various color paint samples on the lawn at Tesla somewhere in the past 18 months or so. I can't find it in a quick search using the Google button, but I didn't spend too much time on it.

    I think the Model X will have a wider palette of color choices. My wife is rather hoping the signature color will be a medium tri-coat blue.
     
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    It was my understanding that Tesla was eliminating colors (at least for the S). I hope it brings some back for the X. I'd like to see the Green return, I saw an S in Green and thought it looked really good. I'm interested to see what Tesla comes up with.
     
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    I have my fingers crossed that there will be new colors, as the ones on Model S are pretty boring. Large crossovers typically have more earthy and deep colors than their sedan counterparts. They should reintroduce or offer new shades of green and brown, as well as add something vibrant such as copper. They should also offer a champagne/gold color like the original prototype. Multi-coat red goes well on a sporty car like the Model S, but a deep burgundy would better suit the Model X. Likewise, the current blue they have for Model S would work well on Model X, but they should add a lighter sporty shade of blue for Model S.
     
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    A coppery color would help my wife get over the sticker shock faster.
     
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    I believe Elon mentioned Tesla was installing a new state of the art paint facility. Not sure of its status though. I would imagine with that there would be new colors.
     
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    Sapphire Blue would work for me.
     
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    Hopefully the colour choices are far better than the S. A rich blue, burgundy and a copper would all be great colours i would like to see.
     
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    Like this one?
    Ljusbla_Tesla.jpg

    I have heard it's color was originally white.
     
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    Hmmm.... What would an "intense teal", "fierce Pink", "Koi Orange" or "Electric Lime" model X look like?? :eek:
     
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    I was under the impression plastidip was just glorified spray paint, ie: great for chrome pieces or other small parts but not a whole car? Wouldn't you rather vinyl wrap the car instead?

    Also pretty sure that blue model s is photoshopped.
     
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    Here's some Intense Teal on our LEAF
     

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    I belive the Signature gets its own colors like last time, and the upgraded paint facility gives more colors to all production vehicles.
    We will wrap our car anyway, in a coresponding color to the base color of our choise.
    If it is some nice signature only colors, this will be prefered. ;-)
     
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    It goes on like spray paint, but it peels off like a latex glove.

    I've had it on my rims now for several months, and it's held up to pressure washers, snow, ice, road salt, automatic car wash, and still looks fine.

    it's also protecting the nice shiney metal under it on my rims...
     
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    Bring back brown for the X!
     
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    As volumes expand can Tesla expand color offerings, and why offer fewer colors for S vs. X?
     
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    #19 Nubo, Feb 6, 2015
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    I'd love to see some palette suggestions.

    Create a Model X color palette

    The Model S colors are ok, but they're a bit staid, imho. Too dark and serious for a larger vehicle. Hoping for more brightness and boldness and a palette that isn't 70% Black & White.

    B_W_TV_2448366k.jpg
     
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    I would like a rich color blue just light enough that you would never mistake it for black. One of the tmc members created a mock-up of a Model S wagon in the color I am thinking. I can't remember who, but here is the pic:

    Model S Wagon back.jpg
     

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