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Performance Model 3s have arrived at Stores

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by cbutters, Jul 14, 2018.

  1. cbutters

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    Here’s another one.

     
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    Based on this photo posted on the Model 3 Owner’s Club Facebook group, it doesn’t appear to be fixed.
     

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    Is it unlocked? The mirrors are extended.
     
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    Interestingly, the car graphic is still showing the aeros...
     
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    When do they add the fugly Dual Motor badging?
     
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    Do not like White Interior with Red Exterior.
    I don't know that I like the Whiter Interior at all. $1500? No thanks
     
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    “Fixed”? What’s wrong with it?
     
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    #10 ecarfan, Jul 15, 2018
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    Do you mean “Why do they add...”? It is to distinguish that version from the RWD version. The badge style is the same as the S/X badging. Looks fine to me. The badge can easily be removed if you want a Dual Motor 3.

    If your question is, at what point in the production process is the badge added, I don’t know, but likely near the end of the final assembly line. I do not know if you can specify that your Dual Motor 3 be “de-badged”, but I believe some S/X buyers have been able to do that, or maybe the badging is removed at the Delivery Center if requested.
    Fortunately for you, you can configure a 3 with the standard black interior at no extra charge. So no need to complain. Aesthetics are a personal preference. :cool:
     
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  11. a.void

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    I thought that's what this forum was for :D
     
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    Suspension looks in ‘high’ position compared to the M3 right behind this car. Elon states Performance car sits “1cm lower” than standard M3. Secretly added air suspension ?
     
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    Shipping blocks most likely. A truck full of Model 3s passed me the other day wrapped in bags and sitting with high gaps. I'm thinking they're actually starting to care about delivering these in decent shape. (No I'm not grumpy about having rock chips on my brand new car)
     
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    Cars are shipped with blocks in springs to reduce bouncing, probably haven't been removed yet.
     
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    They must have accidentally outfitted this one with an off-road suspension...
     
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    Reports are that the vehicle arrives to the delivery centers without the dual motor badge and without the spoiler.
     
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    Mayhem Professional F5 Presser

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    Full VIN? Curious about the 8th character.....
     
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    It's a B, same as non-P AWD apparently.

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  19. Dan Detweiler

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    I believeI read where thebadging for Dual Motor was applied at the delivery center.

    Dan
     
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    Couldn't make out any rear tire size....
     

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