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"The key should match the color of the car..."

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by highfalutintodd, Jun 27, 2013.

  1. highfalutintodd

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    "The key should match the color of the car..."

    I've shown the car to dozens of people in the last month-and-a-half. At least five people have made this comment to me when I show them the key. It's the only "flaw" that anyone has been able to point out after experiencing the car. Maybe color-matched keys would have gotten Tesla to an even 100 in Consumer Reports' road test. ;-)
     
  2. spatterso911

    spatterso911 MSP#7577 **--** MX#1891

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    My key does match the color of my car...
     
  3. JerryNycom

    JerryNycom Member

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    Was waiting for that.....Only a matter of time.....
     
  4. mitch672

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    First thought "The carpet should match the drapes" :)

    Seriously though, I think for the Gen3, with a much larger production run planned, they could certainly use different color plastics on the injection molder that makes the keyfobs, but it's just an extra inventory expense and logistics issue right now. I'm not sure it adds value either. As a owner my feeling is "sure, nice", as a stockholder, I'd rather they put the money/energy into fixing the vampire power draw, and engineering a Chademo adapter, you know, things that will enhance the Model S in a meaningful way.
     
  5. iconoclast

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    Artistic handling of one of the paint touch-up pens that Tesla sells might get you something close.
     
  6. alexkiritz

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    Well, that would certainly make my job stealing cars from valet stands easier.
     
  7. raptorweb

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    Mine does also ... Fun with FOB/Wrap
     
  8. pilotSteve

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    well now that the fob cover top broke off, showing the orange ring around the button, its closer to matching my Red then before.....
     
  9. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    Not sure if it was originally, but I remember it being bandied about along with the hpwc color matching. I like the black though. Very low key.
     
  10. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    As many fobs end up in thumb drive cases, it' doesn't really matter that much.
     

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