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Model X design studio is here! What to expect for Model S?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by vitaliy, Sep 1, 2015.

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Are you waiting with your Model S purchase?

  1. I'm not in the market for Model S

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  2. No

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  3. Yes, until Model X goodies make it to Model S

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  4. Yes, until range is higher

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  5. Yes, for other reasons

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  1. MarcG

    MarcG Active Member

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    Do we know yet where the massive air filter is fitted in the X? It may just not fit in the S if, for example, it's fitted vertically in the X.
     
  2. robby

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    Not sure. Even if they bring it to the S, I imagine there will be a chassis modification to fit it in. That's why I doubt it will be retrofittable in either case.
     
  3. ecarfan

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    We don't know. My guess is behind the rear wall of the X funk, which could in part explain why the X frunk is smaller than some people expected.
     
  4. robby

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    This is correct.

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  5. dow

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    That was the same conclusion I drew. It was the way the speech was worded had me questioning this. In a list of new features of the X, why throw in one that isn't X-specific at all, and isn't actually in the X yet (but describing it as if it is)? Why mention just side-collision avoidance but not talk about any other aspect of the autopilot? Anything is possible... But of course this could just be confusing speech-writing or delivery. They're listing safety features. Etc.

    In any case I am not too proud to admit if I guessed wrong, or that I heard wrong. :biggrin:
     
  6. anticitizen13.7

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    How would people here feel about the Model X style of front being adapted to the Model S? This was posted to Reddit recently (thanks to forum member ohmman for finding):

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    IMO it works very well with the long hood and sleek profile of Model S.
     
  7. ModelX

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    I like that the S and X have some style differences; I don't think they should change the S nose cone. I do like the X nose cone better! :smile:
     
  8. MarkS22

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    It's not about being right or wrong. We're all just guessing and having fun in the end. At some point there will be new hardware. And honestly, the sooner we get to autonomous driving, the better. Faster hardware updates would be awesome.

    I'm just happy they (apparently) didn't splinter the hardware. If the S, X, and 3 all share sensor suites, I feel it will accelerate Tesla as a whole. My favorite takeaway is that Tesla stated the S and X will be "lock-step" with Autopilot features. All I'd like is to see the X and current S get the new hardware at the exact same time. So if the Sig X gets a new stereo camera in a few months, I'd just like to see any newly ordered S have it as well.
     
  9. Max*

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    That's sexy. I like it.
     
  10. Cerie

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    Ew hate it. Someone on Jalopnik linked a picture of Neo with his mouth melting shut from the first Matrix in response to the X nose. I'll stick with my nosecone.
     
  11. liuping

    liuping Active Member

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    I actually kind of like it, and I think it will grow on me over time.

    I do think it would look better in the darker colors though. It's a bit too much white for me.
     
  12. MorrisonHiker

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    I like it as well. As others have mentioned, I've often thought the S had that gaping fish mouth look.
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  13. gizmoboy

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    I also am a fan of it more on the MS than MX. Perhaps because it's shorter.
     
  14. MarcG

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    From a tweet Elon posted earlier today, the Autopilot hardware is indeed the same, so there's no reason Model S can't also have side-collision avoidance:

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    I love that.
     

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