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The new nose

mrdoubleb

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Yeah, first I was not sure, but I think it was just the white color ad the fact "we got used to" the old design. In other colors it looks nice.

Remember how Tesla said they would slowly move away from the traditional ICE design. They did not want to create a weirdo car at first, but they need to move the needle a bit. The reason ICE cars have a nose-grill is to cool the engine. EVs don't need that, the S only imitated having one to make it look more conventional, less sci-fi.
 
Yeah, I am going to have to reserve judgement until I see it in person, but both my wife and I had the same initial reaction, and it was not a positive one. IMO, without a nosecone/grille, a vehicle looks like the EV1, which is a love-it or hate-it kind of thing. The Model X looks very EV1 to me.
 

AnOutsider

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For those that missed it:

nosecone.PNG


nosecone2.PNG


Ugly IMO. Much prefer the nose of the mules.
 

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