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Tesla Registers 17 LHD Model 3 VINs for Europe

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Nuclear Fusion, Sep 2, 2018.

  1. Nuclear Fusion

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    The designation is just “EU.” How can you tell they are LHD cars and not RHD cars for the EU?
     
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    I saw LHD and started thinking Long range Hyper velocity Dual motor. What the hell does the H stand for?

    Then I thought Left Hand Drive...wait a minute. We all drive left hand drive in the US.

    So is it just a normal Model 3, normal driver configuration but sold in EU?
     
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    The European Teslas have “Active Hood” which is required for European Pedestrian Safety regulations. There are also other differences but not shown on VINs.

    I also figured out my question, the 5th digit in the VIN identifies LHD vs RHD. “E” is for “Sedan 4 Door (Model 3, Left-Hand Drive).” There currently is not a VIN identifier for RHD but guessing it will be “F.”
     
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