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Tesla Motors Sizzle Reel

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  1. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    #1 doug, May 16, 2014
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    ken830 Model S (Res#P12,447)

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    #2 ken830, May 16, 2014
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    Tesla Motors just posted this video on their YouTube channel 2 minutes ago. This must be the closest thing to an official Tesla Motors commercial.
     
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    Nice!
    Love the Model X tease.
    Though it is almost alarming to see a car without (significant) side mirrors.
     
  4. Curt

    Curt Roadster Signature #55

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    It's nice to see that they gave a nod to the Roadster, even if it is the only untitled thing in the video.
     
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    Clips from 1m38s to 1m41s: does anyone have an opinion as to whether that FWD unit is going to compromise footwell space? My wife raves about how much more foot/legroom she has in the S compared even to our F-350. There certainly is no argument that frunkspace in any Tesla AWD will be less than in the S, as all have been long aware.
     
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    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    #6 dsm363, May 17, 2014
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    I wouldn't think the front motor would eat up any leg room. It seems to occupy most of the rear cubby area of the frunk though as you indicated.

    Darn iPhone:)
     
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    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    I'm sorry to read it's so painful to you...... :)
     
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    #8 vgrinshpun, May 17, 2014
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    Except if it is MX - the amount of space lost in 'microwave' area will be more than offset because MX has significantly taller profile, and frunk will be much deeper than in MS because of it. :smile:

    See post linked below for picture:

    Tesla at Geneva Auto Show 2013 - Page 3
     
  9. aronth5

    aronth5 Long Time Follower

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    Does the front motor look different or is just the angle? It appears they have made changes.

    From video
    sizzle model x.PNG

    From Tesla's web site
    Model S front awd old.PNG
     
  10. doug

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    As far as I can tell this vid is just made up from clips of other vids we've already seen. (The Model X bits are from two years ago.). Makes for a nice montage.
     
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    I think that drive units shown on both pictures are the same. Note that the reduction gear on second picture appears to be somewhat recessed when looking slightly down from the rear - the angle shown in the video. If one looks carefully at the picture extracted from the video, it appears that the narrow recessed part is the view of the reduction gear from this angle, and the box on the left is power electronics unit.
     

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