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New Model S pictures added to gallery

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Zorba, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. Zorba

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    Correct me if I'm wrong but I'm pretty sure that's the original Merc-chassis prototype that they painted red. Not sure whether they would have changed the alpha so far back to the original design, look at the front, the grill's how it was, the front spoiler thing's gone, the side vents are gone and the wheel arch vents are gone also.
     
  3. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    I think you're correct. I still love that color though. Think I'll get that if it's available.
     
  4. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    Yes...those pics have been up in the gallery a good while now.
     
  5. Zorba

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    Seriously? I checked tonight and they weren't there.

    Sorry if this is no news.
     
  6. Todd Burch

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    Maybe they weren't in the gallery...but I'm certain I've seen them on Tesla's site before.
     
  7. ljbad4life

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    I agree I'm pretty sure I've seen those pics on tesla's website before. It makes no sense for them to just put it up when tesla has redesigned the front of the Model S (look at the alpha build thread)
     
  8. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    It's just pictures of the same previously-silver-now-painted-in-red-with-Merc-chassis prototype that they paraded during the Tesla factory unveiling in Fremont late last year. No relationship to the recent Alpha build.
     
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    For what it is worth, these pictures were taken around the Space-X facility where they have been doing the design work on Model S.

    http://www.lalicious.com/about-contact-us.php

    http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ie=UTF8&hq=&gl=us&ll=33.920888,-118.333611&spn=0.001781,0.005922&t=h&z=18&layer=c&cbll=33.919702,-118.33322&panoid=WUUkkGVEsV8GlvAgHPQY_Q&cbp=12,8.96,,0,6.2
     

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