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Roof option video

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by 03DSG, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. 03DSG

    03DSG Member

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    I'm only posting this here as I can't post a youtube link on the Tesla Forum. For another member to access.

    At the 15 second mark:

    Optional glass, metal or sunroof type.

     
  2. JeffK

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    yup, I remember this video when I saw it in either March 31st or April 1st. I saw ALL the videos from that event that were posted to Youtube (at least 3-10 times a piece)...
     
  3. Kim.T

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    It makes sense if the you want to put a cheap entry model on the marked.
    This huge glass roof must cost a lot of money - it is unique to Tesla. Also think of the cost of replacing it.
    I - personally - would not order it.
     
  4. Jayc

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    Same here, I would go for the basic metal roof. And would even consider gradient tinting rear window such the the top most bit will be darkest. Don't like the idea of having everyone sitting on the back seat on a glass display as we drive.
     
  5. dsvick

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    Pano for me, I love my sun/moon roof.
     
  6. JeffK

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    It is even a choice for me, the fiance said she'll approve my purchase of a Model 3 on the condition that I have a pano roof.
     
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  7. diamond.g

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    The metal area is going to be so small though. I am not sure how it will look aesthetically.
     
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    It will look nearly the same as an all-glass roof. Because nobody stands on top of the hood to view a cars' roof. And even tall people barely spend any time outside next to their car staring at its roof. Your time is spent inside the car. While driving, other people are looking primarily at the sides of your car.
     
  9. JeffK

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    Actually, I was looking out a window of a two story building one time and I thought to myself "What is that awesome looking car down there with the pano roof and sweet looking rims?"... It ended up being a Model S. I had seen hundreds of Model Ss but that was my first time seeing one from above and it was impressive.
     
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    Fair enough.
     
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    will the pano roof cost for M3 same as MS?
     
  12. dsvick

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    No one knows yet, we'll need to wait for the second reveal or whenever they release the pricing on options.
     
  13. ecarfan

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    Look at this official photo of the Model 3 roof. In this image you can clearly see the line between the rear window and the center roof area. Note that the windshield and the fixed rear window together comprise about 80% (my estimate) of the total "top" glass area, the center section is the smallest piece. Yes it is a unique design with a lot of glass but I doubt it costs "a lot of money" to manufacture or Tesla would not have designed their mass market $35K base Model 3 that way. The base model will of course include the huge windshield and rear window. The center section will likely be metal in the base model, than optional fixed glass in the center or, for more money, a sunroof.

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  14. BluestarE3

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    In this overhead shot, one can clearly discern the size of the center roof section in question:

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