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Tesla Model 3 instrument bump?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by houdini, Apr 24, 2017.

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  1. alseTrick

    alseTrick Active Member

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    Maybe it's the steering column. It's not an armrest.
     
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    could be steering column... just definitely not an instrument cluster.
     
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    Agreed!
    Why is it so hard for people to accept that what we have seen in the RCs is pretty much what the final version is going to look like. Elon has already come out once and tried to curb the ever escalating expectations and now it is happening again. It seems like people are so desperate for something they're grasping at straws.

    Trying to get meaningful information from these renderings is like interpreting spilled some coffee grounds that were vaguely in the shape of a model 3, and saying you could clearly see a hatchback/solar roof/instrument cluster/HUD so Tesla is obviously lying to us (for no apparent reason) and there will certainly be one included when they reveal the final car.
     
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    You are seeing the top of the steering column, not the top of an instrument binnacle. If you look just to the left of the "bump" you can see the centrally mounted screen. Using that reference point you can see that the dashboard is quite a bit further forward than the bump making it the top of the steering column.
     
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    It could absolutely be a cluster. Doesn't mean the car will actually have one. But in that rendering, it could be an instrument cluster.
     
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    As long as we are roaming through wishful thinking land...what do you folks think about the "crease line" shown in that nice silver rendering? the way it flows in one continuous line (with no angled vertical crease) from left to right dropping under the headlights looks pretty good to me and maintains some assertiveness to the front end.
     
  7. alseTrick

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    Wishful thinking land?

    Do you not agree that in that rendering - which has no bearing on anything - it might actually be an instrument cluster?

    Because there is no way you know for sure what exactly it is, and one reasonable explanation is that it's a cluster.

    If you're reading anything more into what I said than that, that's on you.
     
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    Whoa...I wasn't talking about you, I was referencing our collective wishful thinking about what we see in any tiny piece of new semi-data, including me wishing that front end crease was a :fact".
     
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    Myth Busted:

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    Latest Release Candidate.
     
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