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Discussion in 'Roadster' started by smorgasbord, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. smorgasbord

    smorgasbord Active Member

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    I just heard that the white Roadster in Santana Row sold a couple hours ago. That leaves 1463, the second to last VIN produced for North America, as the only choice if you want to buy a new Roadster now. Here's what she looks like:

    IMG_3641.JPG IMG_3637.JPG IMG_3639.JPG IMG_3640.JPG
     
  2. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    ...End of an era...
     
  3. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Stay classy, Tesla
     
  4. Dragon

    Dragon Lightning Green Fairytale

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    What's with the green and gray Roadsters in the pics?
     
  5. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    That actually looks pretty good compared to some I've seen. End of an era, but I see only good things ahead. I'm eagerly awaiting the roadster 3
     
  6. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    Buy this and upgrade your Signature reservation onto the SSL list! :smile:
     
  7. tennis_trs

    tennis_trs 2010 2.0 Roadster Sport

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    Is it Fusion Red or another red? It looks like Fusion Red to me.

    That's pretty much what my car looks like when it's clean (which is only for about the first 1/2 a day after it's detailed), except for the semi-stripes and mine is a 2.0 Sport.
     
  8. Dragon

    Dragon Lightning Green Fairytale

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    It's atomic red, a new color for this special edition.
     
  9. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    I would... except I really find the current roadster's design unappealing. It's also too tiny for me.
     
  10. smorgasbord

    smorgasbord Active Member

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    #10 smorgasbord, Dec 16, 2011
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    Photos were taken Nov 23. They were either still for sale then, or had been sold and were kept indoors in the showroom awaiting delivery (they'd put signs on the cars saying "Customer Car - Do Not Touch").

    Also, Tesla is keeping some Roadsters so they have vehicles to show in the their showrooms. Those tended to be ex-demos.
     
  11. Iz

    Iz EVs are here to stay

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    This is historic both for EVs and automotive in general. Anyone know how many Roadsters remain for the market outside North America?
     
  12. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    I notice that 1463 has a plaque holder on the back wall between the seats.
    I think those were generally only on Founders' and Signature Roadsters, so there may be some sort of "special edition" plaque intended to go with that car.
     
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    VolkerP EU Model S P-37

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    NigelM Recovering Member

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    This plaque?

    tesla-roadster-final-edition-8-1024x682.jpg

    P.S. Did I really beat TEG getting to that picture first?!? I think I need to lay down.....
     
  15. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    As soon as I saw it say "Final Five", this image popped into mind:
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  16. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    #16 vfx, Dec 19, 2011
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    Last car was at the LA store for delivery. Colors don't work in person any better.
     

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    NigelM Recovering Member

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    I have absolutely no idea what that is.....
     
  18. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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  20. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    Yeah, I got the BSG reference. Nice one!
    Now I wonder if that was intentional on Tesla's part, or just coincidence.
    Space-X has their own Cylon model, so I wouldn't put it past them.
     

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