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Photos of the Grey interior with matte Obeche

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by TheAustin, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. TheAustin

    TheAustin Model S: P2009 P85

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    Even though I saw very few photos of the Grey interior or the matte Obeche (and none of them together) before I received my car, I was convinced that it was going to be the a great looking combination. My car was delivered two days ago, and I have to say that I couldn't be happier with my selection :) The matte Obeche looks PERFECT with the grey, but you be the judge...I've included photos below for those interested...

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    View from the driver's seat


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    To the left of the steering wheel


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    To the right of the steering wheel


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    Passenger side dash


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    The grey leather also looks great with the ceiling liner, the tones are very complimentary


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    The color of the piping on the grey leather matches the ceiling liner perfectly
     
  2. MTGMAN

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    What color is head liner and pillars ?
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  3. nrcooled

    nrcooled P#8946 VIN 03225

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    Wow, that looks amazing. I hemmed and hawed with the grey and tan for the interior of my black model S and I am rethinking my decision to go with tan and lacewood. Its a moot point now that my car is on a truck.
     
  4. MikeC

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    Beautiful! Thank you for posting these, it confirms my choice to go with grey.
     
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    Nice pics, these are the first I've seen showing an actual representation of the tan seat piping. The piping has looked white in other photos. Also, interestingly, the (my) MVPA documents white piping...
     
  6. rlpm

    rlpm S P85 | Sig X _P90D_

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    These look great. This is what I plan to finalize as well. These pics sealed the deal.
     
  7. Sidney

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    Thanks for the pics! I also configured the black exterior and grey+matte Obeche interior combination based on Tesla product specialist's personal recommendation. Seeing your pics ease my anxiety of how it'll turn out when I get my car in couple weeks.
     
  8. NEWDL

    NEWDL R#350 R#1323 Sig23 8136

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    Gorgeous. Nice choice!
     
  9. 100thMonkey

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    great looking car. we went with the grey interior and your shots ease my mind about the piping, it looks great. we would have gone black but didn't want the red piping.
     
  10. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    I still find the mismatch between the pale gray of the leather and the eggshell of the headliner to be unfortunate. Perhaps in person it looks better.
     
  11. swegman

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    What is the exterior color of the car? I'm trying to decide between the red or white exterior with the gray or tan interior. Unfortunately, I can not envision these combos, and the samples at the showroom does not help. i really need to see the various combinations to help me decide.

    I had a red exterior Lexus with black interior, which I liked, but it got very hot in the summer. Hence my thinking to go with gray or tan (never had a gray interior; had many cars with tan interior).
     
  12. logan

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    In my opinion a red car would look better with grey interior. A white car would look good with either grey or tan interior. I have a C63 AMG that is grey with a 2-tone grey interior and it looks great. If you want a a more sporty look I'd get grey; if you want a more luxurious look I'd get tan.

    Personally, I went with a white Model S and a tan interior. I like the look of a white car with grey/black wheels and will tint the windows dark.
     
  13. RobS

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    Thanks for posting the photos! I noticed the tan piping. I ordered a pearl perf MS with grey interior and matt obeche, and my paper work came through saying it will have white piping. I really like the white piping - someone else posted photos of it. I'm wondering why you have tan!
     
  14. TheAustin

    TheAustin Model S: P2009 P85

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    I would say that the head liner is cream, as is the piping on the grey seats (not tan as others have referred to it as, and not white either).

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    As I mentioned above, it looks more like a cream color to me...Not tan, and not white.

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    I really hate the red piping on the black seats...And can't put my finger on it, but it just looks so...IROC Z-esque ;)

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    My exterior is blue...I went back and forth between blue and grey (the photos I've seen on here of grey exteriors are GORGEOUS)...But ultimately, I knew that I wanted the grey leather and matte Obeche, and I thought grey in and out would be boring (it would look great, but a bit boring for me). White was my third choice, so personally, I would vote for white. I don't think the grey would look good in a red car, but then again, I hate red cars. I also hate the black leather with the red piping, but having said that, a red car with black leather and red piping probably makes for a good looking combination (if you're into those colors). I wanted to like the tan interior, but it's just too orange/yellow for me...I prefer a cooler, bone-shade of tan. I also think that the tan leather looks horrible with the cream head liner...They look totally mismatched. The grey seats have cream piping, so that ties in nicely...The black seats are toally different from the head liner, so it just looks like contrast. But the tan mixed with the cream looks like a huge mistake to me. And, just so you know where I'm coming from, I'm an interior designer and graphic designer, so I know a thing or two about colors and fabrics, and about what is complimentary and what is not. Of course, everyone is entitled to their opinion...I just get paid a lot for mine, especially when it comes to colors and fabrics ;)

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    I am wondering if people are all seeing the same thing and just calling it differently...To me, white, cream, and tan are three different things. My piping looks cream (The tan leather seats are tan, and the piping on the grey leather is NOT that color at all...Compared to the tan leather seats, the piping on the grey leather seats is lighter and cooler (i.e. not so orange/yellow)...Now, I could see how someone could look at it quickly and think that it's white, and it does look off-white...But It's not "white" and I highly doubt that Tesla is piping some grey leather seats in white, and others in cream. If you can find it, post the link to the photos of the "white" piping...I'm guessing that it's more a function of the lighting/flash/photography making the piping look white.

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    Really? I think it's the best combination available (although, I would have preferred that they color-coordinated the head liner so that it worked better with all of the interior choices). To me, the tone of the grey is very complimentary to the cream (eggshell) of the head liner...And then the piping on the grey leather seats matches the head liner perfectly, so that really brings it together perfectly for me. I've seen the tan leather in person, and I think it just looks so mismatched with the head liner, it just screams wrong to me.

     
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    I agree - I have the grey performance interior with matte carbon fiber trim and a solid white exterior. The piping on the seats are absolutely a cream color, they are very similar to the headliner. The other pictures shown in other threads were not taken in good lighting - the pictures above are very accurate. If I hold a piece of white paper next to the piping, it is absolutely a cream or maybe almost a "bone" color - completely different from white.
     
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    A couple of pictures of the seat piping next to a piece of white printer paper.

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    SWEET. Great pics esp the detail - the grain of the matte Obiche - I have the gloss - love it - but totally appreciate the texture the matte gives the wood.
     
  18. JakeP

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    Fantastic pics, TheAustin. I am drooling over the Obeche Matte, even though I ordered gloss to go with my Tan/Green. I love the grain on the Matte, but I also loved the iridescence of the Gloss, and it tied the black, green and tan together just perfectly. But these pics make me wish I went with the Matte!
     
  19. TheAustin

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    I like the look of the gloss Obeche too, it just "pops" too much for me...I love the unserstated look of the matte Obeche in my car, it has a very Zen feel to it. Now, in your Green & Tan, I think the gloss is going to look awesome...The tan has more punch than the grey, so I think tan leather and gloss Obeche pair really well together...And with that green exterior, I think you car is going to have the vibe of an old school Jaguar...Except, you know, with the heart of a Tesla ;) Looking forward to seeing pics!

     
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    TheAustin, Do you mind posting picture from an outside angle. I want to see the grey seats from outside view with the exterior color to see the contrast. For I am in a toss up for exterior color, either white or blue? For sure you have eased my mind on choosing the grey interior.
     

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