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Random Roadster Sightings

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by doug, Jun 24, 2008.

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    Every now and again I am reminded what a great looking car it is.
     
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    Electric Blue Roadster, likely VP9, in Half Moon Bay.

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    Missing Tesla logos on the wheels hubs... Falling off? Being stolen?
     
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    More likely not bothering to put them back on. They need to be removed when changing/balancing the tires.
     
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    #7 graham, Aug 16, 2008
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    Based on its proximity to San Carlos, I am assuming this is a VP, or even EP? Do we know if this is a production unit?

    Additionally: were I to guess what would cause a Tesla to stall, I would assume something involving the firmware (over just running out of juice or something). Any other ideas?
     
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    #8 doug, Aug 16, 2008
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    I think I can make out a Founders' Series plate near the rear wheel, so that would mean it's a production car. Hard to know which one since Radiant Red appears to be a popular choice.
     
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    #9 malcolm, Aug 16, 2008
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    Could be anything. Hard, Firm or Software.

    Is it possible to push the car when in neutral or is it tow only?
     
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    I should mention that the spirit of this thread is Roadsters out in the wild. So a car parked at a Tesla store or at the factory, or on display at an auto show, doesn't really count. Also the preference is for pictures not found elsewhere on this site.
     
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    VP18 in Casino Square, Monte Carlo - spotted on Friday by my brother (yes I am getting the whole family in on the act now :smile:)

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    So do we think that this was F013?

    Did the stripes turn out more red than pink?
     
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    #16 doug, Sep 6, 2008
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    Radiant Red Founders' Series Roadster seen parked in downtown Mountain View:

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    Try Mercy & Bryant street in Downtown Mountain View...
     
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    That front plate is a crime!

    I would rather have the ticket.
     
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    Agreed. :cool:

    None of my two seaters have ever had a front plate and neither will my Tesla. No tickets...yet, knock wood.
     
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    Martin's car spotted in (what I'm sure this time :wink: is) downtown Palo Alto. Parked next to the Apple store at Kipling and University.

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