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P85D premium interior option

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Panther, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. Panther

    Panther Member

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    Changed my P85+ to a P85D after announcement. Had interior lighting option before at $1000. Could not justify to self paying $4500 for bundle. Noticed on P85D Order thread that many have ordered premium interior bundle. Is there something I am missing? Am I making a mistake by not ordering? Did not order yacht floor or extended nappa on P85+ either. Thoughts from those that have ordered this option. Thank you.
     
  2. AMN

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    Vinyl lower dash and door upholstery look a bit cheap on a $130k car. That's the only reason why I got this option. Didn't care for the lights and the yacht floor either.
     
  3. Panther

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    #3 Panther, Oct 27, 2014
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    Any concern that the leather would show more wear and tear? I have never seen the extended leather on any of my test drives. Is there a noticeable difference to justify the added cost?
     
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    I didn't think I'd care about the premium interior lighting, but I really like it. It's subtle and classy, in my opinion. That said, if I were ordering now, I'd chafe at the bundling with the yacht floor (which doesn't interest me).
     
  5. Chuck P85D

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    i agree. all three of these things should absolutely be standard. they are not all that "premium". charging $4,500 for it is borderline ridiculous.

    i ordered it, but i didn't like it. :cursing:
     
  6. Vitaman

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    If it was a BMW or Mercedes no question they would be standard.
    But if it was a Porsche, you would pay extra for the 17" screen, fold down rear seats, software updates, etc.
    They line item minutia.

     
  7. ArtInCT

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    Does the Premium package also add the black alcantara sp? to the top of the dash and on some of the seat panel areas?
     
  8. Chuck P85D

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    no. selecting the Alcantara option does that.

    i wonder if the new seats have alcantara inserts like the current ones do? i love the new seats, but i wish they had the piping and alcantara inserts. those are both nice touches...
     
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    Thanks for clearing that up for me Chuck!
     
  10. darthy001

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    Does anyone actually have pictures showing the extra leather-parts compared to a car without them?
     
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    breser AutoPilot Nostradamus

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    There's not really a lot of visible difference. The difference is just the material they use in those places.
     
  12. sundoc

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    OP:

    I'm in the exact same boat as you! I had selected the interior lighting for my initial P85+ build and would love to have it on the P85D but don't at all care for the nappa or yacht.
    Based on that thread (the P85D order spreadsheet) you and I are the only ones to NOT get this bundle...
     
  13. andrewket

    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    The leather I don't need, but I'll take it. The lights I want, and it's ridiculous that they are not standard. I really don't want the yacht. I will pull it out and try to sell it.
     
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    Leather looks better, feels better, but standard materials are pretty good too. I have extended leather in my BMW (purchased off the lot, so nothing customized). Beautiful, but I don't think I care enough for it to pay 4,500. Agree about the lights - I wanted them, now that they are part of the package I will not order. As for the yacht floor, I already ordered the Tesla center console, which I find more useful.
     
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    I've had the nappa leather door, lower dash, and center arm rest in my P85 going on two years now and they are holding up great. No wear issues.

    They were standard way back when I ordered my P85. I'm definitely getting them for my upcoming P85D. Same for the extra interior lighting. Originally came bundled in the P85, now part of this package. Wouldn't get a car without it.

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    From the early photos coming out, it would appear the new Gen 2 sports seats do not have alcantara inserts.

    http://www.teslamotorsclub.com/showthread.php/36819-P85D-NEW-Seats-Announced-Finally%21%21?p=796830&viewfull=1#post796830

    I never really much cared for them on my current car, so happy to have them gone. Alcantara is fake pleather/microsuede. Never really been a fan. I'm considering requesting a standard dash, without the alcantara inserts, too.
     
  16. Panther

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    Thank you for the input so far. About 6 out of 38 (from spreadsheet) did not order prem int. I really wanted the lighting, and at $1000 could somewhat justify it. I was back and forth on extended leather, but for $2500 did not see it as an added value. The yacht floor now technically being valued at $1000 is extremely overpriced. Additionally, I am seriously considering the center console. The console would take me over 130K + tint and paint protection.

    @Sundoc: I guess you and I are in the minority

    @EarlyAdopter: How does the extended leather compare to vehicles without it? Very noticeable? Can you retro fit LED's?
     
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    I ordered the Premium Interior. Having driven many cars (including 2 Model S's) with and without extended leather, IMHO the feel of the leather on the armrest is better then the plastic. I also wanted the lighting package, however the Yacht floor is a waste as I will be installing the Premium Center Console.
     
  18. Chuck P85D

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    haha... does ANYONE like the yacht floor? I've never seen it in person. aside from cost, why the hate? what is the purpose of the yacht floor, or is it purely looks?
     
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    Nothing wrong with it other than the fact that Tesla REALLY wants us all to have it. Must be a very high margin option.
    I really doubt that a bare bones 60kwh car yields the 25% margin Tesla is shooting for, so they have to make money somewhere, right?
     
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    I didn't order the upgraded interior either. On my P85+ order I had ordered the lighting, but didn't want to pay $4500 for it (and the other things) this time 'round.
     

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