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This is it...I want this color for my Model S please!!!

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by ekwng, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. ekwng

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  2. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Kinda' looks like plain Aluminum with Clear Coat to me (although the Bimmer had to have paint that makes the steel look like aluminum)!

    Has been suggested before; Tesla can easily get that done!
     
  3. TEG

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    Lexus IS-F in "Nebula Gray Pearl":
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    Tesla Model S in "Dolphin Grey":
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    Tesla Model X in "Titanium Gray" (?):
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    Lotus Exige:
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  4. AnOutsider

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    That first pic sorta looks pshopped with the color levels/balanced toyed with.
     
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    Infiniti G coupe:
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    Exactly the color I would kill for. That should have been a "Signature Color"!
     
  7. MikeK

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    Zow. It's also substantially de-chromed. Is that a matte finish?
     
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    MikeK, it's a matte finish. Looks fabulous in real life, but at certain angles it loses that special *pop* that a gloss color gives.
     
  10. MikeK

    MikeK R#129, TSLA shareholder

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    Must be interesting to maintain.
     
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    I like the tesla silver. More unique than all the bmws everywhere IMO
     
  12. ekwng

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    #12 ekwng, Aug 28, 2012
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    Can't agreed more!!!

    Maintenance seems quite easy...

     
  13. DrDave

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    And you never have to wax or polish your car, since that destroys the look of a matte finish.

    Since all auto assembly lines have a sanding/polishing area for getting out small imperfections, makes it real tough to get a piece of dirt when you cannot easily just knock it out in this area. If you thought there were delays now, imagine a whole line with Signature vehicles that each have to have the paint specially repaired in an areas that something has gone wrong.

    Tesla was smart to avoid this initially. Maybe bring in as an option eventually, but way more trouble than it's worth for them at launch.
     
  14. ekwng

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    Yes, that make sense and I agreed with you. Even BMW can only offer that in their Individual Line..
     

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