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My Gallery of the Model S Beta (from Dania Beach, FL)

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Charged_Up, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. Charged_Up

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  2. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Some of the best - almost artistic - pics that I've see of the white beta thus far! Thanks, Keith!
     
  3. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Nice pics....but what is this?:

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    Ewwww. The Model S has a nasty rash there!
     
  4. WhiteKnight

    WhiteKnight _____ P85 #549 _____ Sig Red / Sig White

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    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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  6. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    We've seen that one before - right after the October event - on all the betas. But, no confirmation of it from Tesla; if anything, various store reps have said that it's not happening. It'd be great if it'd be standard (when the set of standard specs is announced)!!
     
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    That's the Lacewood insert.
     
  8. Larry Chanin

    Larry Chanin Model S Perf Sig 1055

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    Hi Keith,

    Great photos!

    Larry
     
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    Could it be Tesla used mirrors from the parts bin of another car (MBZ? Like the stalk on the dash?) on this car, and it's a carry over from that car?

     
  11. Charged_Up

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    I assumed it was a borrowed part, but we'll just have to wait and see...
     
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    Thanks gg - lighting really sucked, but I did the best I could. I did like the door handle pic, though!
     
  13. AnOutsider

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    Yeah if cf doesn't wow me I'll I lacewood
     
  14. howabout2

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    Great pics. Thanks!

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    On the driver's display, I find the Watt-hours over miles chart a little awkward. I'm guessing this has already been discussed elsewhere, but putting the ratio that way means lower is "better," which feels odd. I understand miles per kWh may seem "unimpressive" since the numbers would be 2, 3, 4, and fractional amounts in between. But it's a more natural way of expressing the efficiency, I think.

    Overall, I like the clean graphic design. Minimalist and visually attractive.
     
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    Not frunk?
     
  16. Trnsl8r

    Trnsl8r Blue 85kwh since 12/8/12

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    What GG said. That first handful look fit to be framed on TM HQ's office walls...
     
  17. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    And, what's up with "Proceed with Caution"?! Shouldn't that be "Stop when safe" or something to that effect?!
     
  18. Charged_Up

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    Thanks Trnsl8r - I was definitely trying to get some detail that was lacking in other photos that I saw...
     
  19. neroden

    neroden Happy Model S Owner

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    Mostly nice. But the speedometer doesn't pop out visually as much as I'd like. Remember, this is the main thing you need to read while driving!

    Perhaps it looks different when moving? A big number for current speed or something?

    I'm also going to want to be able to read both miles and kilometers for trips into Canada, and that doesn't seem available. Perhaps it's mile/kilometer configurable?
     
  20. SigGuy

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    It's EVERYTHING configurable. That's the beauty of a visual interface rather than hardware. It can all be changed, configured, adjusted. Perhaps right from your iPhone. And like the iPhone, if there's something you don't like on day 1, give them a few weeks. It can all change very easily.
     

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