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Silver Prototype (Non-Operational) Model X sighting

Discussion in 'Model X' started by flodrab, Apr 22, 2014.

  1. flodrab

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    I'm sitting at the Hawthorne Supercharger, and they just rolled a full-size mock-up into the lobby for display purposes ... no drivetrain, because 4 guys had to push it into place, and the windows are tinted too dark to see any detail of the interior, but if you want to get a sense of the size of this thing, or just a "sneek peek", go check it out
     
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    What color?

    For a pretty long time they had a silver on display & briefly a white MX.
     
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    No pictures? Is it any different than the model they've already shown?
     
  4. flodrab

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    silver

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    no, sorry ... didn't have a camera ... (I'm old-school ... don't have an iPhone) ... I'm sure it's the same as what they've already shown ... I just got a little excited because it's the first one I've seen in person
     
  5. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Yes, that's the one that's been there. I don't believe it's ever been operational. It's probably been on display somewhere else, just returning to the mothership.

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    We'll have to make sure to warn you before you run into the white one. That one is operational, has a full interior... and several of us have ridden in it. Some of us (me) more than once.

    :)
     
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    You should have taken a picture of it!
     
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    Side mirrors, or no?
     
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    cameras ... but I asked about them and was told they're only a "concept", and there are still legal hoops to jump through before they can actually build it like that
     
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    I'm "conceptualizing" the hoops all jumped thru & the cameras on my car :smile:
     
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    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    I don't see any other links in this thread besides the youtube video.
     
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    yep, that's the one I watched them roll in ... the day before he took this pic ... reading through the tweets it looks like he fooled a lot of people who not only think it's a REAL car, but also that it's HIS car
     
  16. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Post #9.
     
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    Not sure how I did that...maybe I was looking for a URL instead of a hyperlink. Oops!
     
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    Fast forward this up to 9:40 to see some brief video of the silver prototype:

     
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    I think that is the same white Model X beta that Tesla has displayed many times at many places in the past 8 months or so. I saw it at the Palo Alto CA showroom last fall.
     
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    I have seen it is real life just last week. Definitely higher and 'roomier' than the Model S. Without having taken any measurements I'd say it's similar in width and maybe a tad longer. Nothing is operational and the interior is missing completely so it's not possible to get an idea how the seats will be. Obviously there is the video of the official event when they revealed the Model X. The increased height and weight will reduce the range for sure. I think it looks great and once it's out it will become our family car :)
     

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