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Next Gen Roadster concept rendering

Discussion in 'Future Cars' started by Justified, Dec 16, 2015.

  1. Justified

    Justified Member

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    First post at TMC, though I am a regular lurker here and a member on the Tesla forums and also a Tesla investor. Excited about ordering my first Tesla next spring! I was wondering if any of the Photoshop masters would put the new style Model X nose cone on this roadster concept. I think with the new nose cone this Next Gen Roadster design would be extremely slick. Anyone interested? I tried... and hilariously failed. Managing a network is my skill, not Photoshop lol.

    Tesla-Model-R-Roadster-successor-740x425.jpg

    - Justified
     
  2. Kevin Harney

    Kevin Harney Active Member

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    I like it with that grill. Looks very Aston Martin isk.
     
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    No grill and make the nose as low and sharp as possible.
     
  4. JRP3

    JRP3 Hyperactive Member

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    Here you go :biggrin:

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  5. Justified

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    Haha nice JRP3. That's pretty much what my first try looked like! I gave it another go and came up with this, stole the model X headlights as well. I think it looks cool with them too. Merged car.jpg
     
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    Woof I hate that Model X nose soooo muuuch.
     
  7. Kevin Harney

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    Yeah I did not think it was possible to create a nose worse than the Model S but alas they succeeded :scared:
     
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    Crude overlay of the Model 3 front: upload_2016-4-8_9-35-55.png

    I think it'd look incredible!
     
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    How's this?

    [​IMG]
     
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  10. Drewflux

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    I think it looks better with the grill. I wonder what a new roadster would wiegh in at.
     
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    To me, that is quite unattractive. Looks squashed along the long axis. Not graceful.
     
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    Photoshoppers work on this one????
    Screen Shot 2016-03-28 at 4.11.00 PM.png
     
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    That actually looks freaking amazing
     
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    What does everyone think the layout of the next roadster will be? Im hoping quad motors and a 2 speed transmission like the rimac(we need good acceleration past 90-100 in a 2 seat tesla halo car) but that's just me.
     
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    [​IMG] Tesla put out this image years ago when explaining the versatile platform for the then-upcoming Model S. The cabrio looks pretty mean. :cool:
     
  17. JRP3

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    Interesting, I was going to correct you that Rimac used single speed gear reductions but just checked and see they now offer a two speed option.
    Motors & Powertrain | Rimac Automobili
     
  18. bobinfla

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    Yes, I'd buy that. Love the look of the "Batman Scoops" on the back, though I guess those preclude a retractable hardtop, which I would really love. Always trade offs.
     
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    When developing the original roadster, Tesla was initially going to release it with a two speed transmission, but it kept failing. They ultimately decided to make things simple and go 1 speed. I think it was a wise choice.
     
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    It seemed to be the only choice at the time, but it does limit top speed. If Rimac came up with a 2 speed that can handle the torque that's even better. Of course when you're charging almost $1million for a car you can engineer things to a different level.
     

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