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Smoked Taillights

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Todd Burch, Jun 22, 2012.

  1. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

    Nov 3, 2009
    Smithfield, VA
    I know there's a lot more important/impressive stuff on the Model S today, but I thought I'd share some info I received from a Tesla rep today regarding the smoked taillights some have been seeing on the S in some pictures.

    The rep mentioned that he knew the pictures I was speaking of, and that *none* of the Model S cars have had smoked taillights on them. He said they have all had clear lenses on all taillights (for meeting some state laws), and the smoked look has either been an effect of the lighting or camera. Actually, I think on some cars the lenses just look darker.

    Anyway, thought I'd pass this info along. It's good news, I guess!
  2. BYT_P1837

    BYT_P1837 Member

    Mar 20, 2012
    Redwood City, CA
    I bet the black background around the light gives the impression of smoked taillights.
  3. M67v

    M67v #1 Model S fan

    Sep 2, 2014
    Reading, PA
    It seems like only the older white Model S's have the darkened tail lights.

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