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Refreshed Silver vs Midnight Silver pictures

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Gentilly7, Sep 24, 2016.

  1. Gentilly7

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    Hello all. I have beeen set on midnight silver being my color of choice but I saw a picture of a refresh silver and damn I was surprised at how good it looks. Seems the lighter colors really stand out on the refreshed front end as the deleted grill looks more obvious. I really like the look. Midnight silver does look like it has more depth in direct sun though.

    For whatever reason, Tesla has yet to put a dedicated photo galllery up like most other car websites so it's kind of hard to make a decision. I have combed other posts and have seen a few pics here and there. Please post pictures of your refreshed silver and midnight silver Model S to help me decide. Thanks in advance.
     
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    Thanks for posting!
     
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    not the best pic, since it was a little cloudy and in my work parking lot, but you get the picture.

    Chrome is all blacked out, windows tinted all around. Can't imagine having any other color!
     

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    #5 ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️, Sep 24, 2016
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    "Chrome is all blacked out, windows tinted all around. Can't imagine having any other color!"

    Cool, I was wondering what it would look like with the chrome blacked out. Looks great. And those are the 19" wheels painted? I might have to do this after a year or so for my own personal refresh. I was thinking about maybe doing a grey wrap or something if I get tired of the silver. This would be cheaper.
     
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    #6 ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️, Sep 24, 2016
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    I ordered silver. I've seen all of the different colored refreshes in person and I liked the silver and black the most. I keep questioning my decision to get silver because I don't like that many cars in silver, but it just looks so good in person. Of course the MS looks good in all of the colors. I wish they still offered it in the dolphin grey. That might be the best. It does look good in the dark grey. It's just not my favorite.
     
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    Beautiful.

    I love my silver with black wheels (added wheel rim protectors with red inserts) but now I'm seriously considering dechrome. That is striking!
     
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    Real nice! Silver with black wheels/trim looks good. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Yes, that is my definitive thread for checking out colors. Some nice shots of silver and grey.
     
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    This is exactly how I am feeling now. Silver jus looks damn good on the Model S. Funny thing is I didn't think it looks that good before the refresh. I too prefer the dolphin grey over the current midnight silver.
     
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    Yeah, I've never had any other car but black or dark gray. This is my first silver. I agree the refreshed silver looks better then the earlier model. Also, I kind of like the fact that you don't see too many silver Teslas. Just trying to add as much uniqueness to an ever growing popular car.
     
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    IMG_6452.JPG Here is my Midnight Silver ( it's listed in the for sale thread ). Both colors are a great choice.
     
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    You are correct about silver being scarce. Does make it stand out more.
     
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    Nice! Sorry you are letting it go.
     
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    Thanks. Buying a new house so the Tesla has to go but I will absolutely buy another as soon as we get the house.
     
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    Another pic of a Chrome Delete. Used a bit a carbon fiber for accents...
    IMG_7836.jpg IMG_7839.jpg
     
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    Nice. I see you are in my neck of the woods. Who did the work? Hit me a PM, if you prefer.

    My guy, John Gray, suggested chrome deletion after blackening my wheels. I told him I'd consider it at some point.
     
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    I really wanted that old dolphin gray as my next one after I had the old blue. Sad they changed it a few times, although I love all the blue flake in the midnight silver
     

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