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New Grey for Model S

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by brandonmbeard, Jul 21, 2014.

  1. brandonmbeard

    brandonmbeard Member

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    How am I the first person to post this. Grey as we know it is dead. There is now a new grey, darker, sleeker, sexier.

    Check it out in the design studio.

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  2. ckessel

    ckessel Active Member

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    I wonder why. The grey in the Design Studio is definitely darker than the one showing in My Tesla (I have the old grey). I really like my old grey. This grey, like the blue and green, looks almost black from some angles.
     
  3. Gizmotoy

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    Kind of looks the same to me. Did they actually change the color, or just the photo representation? I think they've changed how MC Red looks in the design center at least once that I recall.

    That said, I've said this numerous times, but I still find it slightly comical. If the grey got darker, it gets worse. Our color options are:
    White, White, basically White, basically Black, basically Black, basically Black, Black, Brown, and Red

    That's not to belittle anyone's color choice, they're all nice, but if they made color changes, I was hoping for some bolder choices beyond more blacks and whites.
     
  4. brandonmbeard

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    It's a completely new Grey. It is called Steel Grey (officially).
     
  5. AmpedUP

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    I was wondering when someone was going to figure out what was changed on the site after it was down overnight last week.
     
  6. MikeC

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    So dolphin grey is no longer available at all? Funny how they would change one of the most popular colors. Maybe my car will be a limited edition collector's item now.
     
  7. snooper77

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    Source?
     
  8. liuping

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    Cool another shade of black. I'm sure that was the one color most people have requested they add. :rolleyes:
     
  9. brandonmbeard

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    Internal email to employees today stating availability of new color. Since it is effective immediately, no harm in sharing right :)
     
  10. DrDave

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    Just wait until a metallic version of the Black comes around :wink:
     
  11. ckessel

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    Guess my grey is now a collector's color :).

    Still not sure why they changed it. Seemed like a popular color and, as has been well noted, it looks like basically another black variant now. :redface:
     
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    I think it's quite sharp looking, but, yeah, they do seem to love their dark colors.
     
  13. bollar

    bollar Disgruntled Member

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    Hilarious!
     
  14. iadbound

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    Obviously I ordered the MC Red, but I debated between that and the grey. I wouldn't have bothered with the darker grey for the reason cited by Gizmotoy. Too bad.
     
  15. gregincal

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    Just wait until they switch MC Red to "supercool black with red highlights"
     
  16. Owner

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    Very sad if they made the only "medium value" color now dark.

     
  17. iadbound

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    I would laugh, except that might jinx it.
     
  18. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    I know. I don't get it. I liked the old grey. Now we have black black, black blue, black green and now black grey.
     
  19. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    I don't get it either. Tesla needs to lighten up.
     
  20. Raffy.Roma

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    IMO we should see a real car painted with the new grey and not the pics grom the Design Studio to judge.
     

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