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So, sideskirts & diffuser are coming to Model X

The Facelift S has side skirts, seems reasonable to add this design cue to the Model X - so the change will probably eventually make it into the X. Tricky part is the lower grey trim is used on the edge of the FWD sills - with a blended same-color sideskirt it would be interesting to see how it looks on Model X.
 
1) the X already has side skirts. Where are people getting the idea that side skirts would be new to the X?

2) I can’t see why this would be a thing Tesla would do. Ignore the aesthetics, which are a subjective topic. The cost in people, time, money, and distraction from getting the model 3 line to scale makes this a complete non starter this year.
 
1) the X already has side skirts. Where are people getting the idea that side skirts would be new to the X?

2) I can’t see why this would be a thing Tesla would do. Ignore the aesthetics, which are a subjective topic. The cost in people, time, money, and distraction from getting the model 3 line to scale makes this a complete non starter this year.

1 - Yep, it already has grey plastic side skirts. I don't think people are getting the idea that side skirts are new to the X.

2 - They did this with Model S, replaced the grey plastic with unicolor side skirts --- so it's been pretty much expected they would eventually bring this change to Model X.

You make a good point that it could be distraction from Model 3 scale efforts -- if the change requires a lot a lot of effort, I agree they would probably wait. But it doesn't really seem like a design change, just an aesthetic change on the line. But who knows?
 

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