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New car smell?

For the Sig's who have taken delivery, how strong of a new car smell / chemicals have you experienced?
Is the interior carpet, seats, etc treated with any stain resistants, scotch guard, etc?

My last new car (Prius) tooks a few weeks to air out -- I think because of the interior having some stain resistant stuff sprayed, curious how the S is going to compare


S532 # XS27
Apr 3, 2009
You want to get RID of the new car smell? I love it! Not sure what japenese vehicles smell like, but I know I tend to dislike the american new car smell and prefer the german. Someone here posted the S smells more german than american, so I think I'll want to preserve the smell for a bit


Roadster + Sig Model S
May 17, 2009

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