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Validation Prototypes (VPs)

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by TEG, Aug 12, 2007.

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  1. graham

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    Oh right! I saw this one a couple of weeks ago in the store. The Gray/light Gray interior turned out very nice in person.
     
  2. doug

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    VP23
    Exterior - Sterling Silver
    Interior - premium two-tone, black/red, red head restraint

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    Left to Right: P1/F1, VP17, VP23
     
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    Thunder Gray with red/black two-tone interior (including steering wheel) at the Casino de Monte Carlo:

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    More photos here.

    I believe this is the other marketing car that was used in the Top Gear review (the Roadster that over heated). Anyone remember which VP this is?
     
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    I think you are right Doug, but I'm not sure we have ever worked out the VP# for it.

    Monte Carlo again? They do have a bit of a gambling habit don't they? :wink:
     
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    Baccarat for pinks anyone?
     
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    VP20?

    Electric Blue, Black interior
    Located in Europe
    Seen in Motor Trend.
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    Sadly, it was crashed:
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    #48 doug, Feb 2, 2009
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    List of Validation Prototypes and marketing cars. (This post will be periodically updated.)

    --Validation Prototypes--
    VP26: Fusion Red; premium two-tone, traditional, beige/black, black head restraint
    VP25: Thunder Gray; custom leather red/black two-tone interior (including steering wheel)
    VP24: Arctic White; black
    VP23: Sterling Silver; premium two-tone, black/red, red head restraint
    VP22: Electric Blue; premium two-tone, rally 1, dark gray/light gray, light gray head restraint
    VP21: Radiant Red; premium two-tone, rally 2, beige/black, beige head restraint
    VP20?: Electric Blue; black; crashed on the streets of southern France
    VP19: Sterling Silver; custom leather red/black two-tone interior (including steering wheel), black head restraint
    VP18: Radiant Red; microfiber -- rumored to have been converted to the Brabus Roadster
    VP17: Radiant Red; microfiber
    VP16: Glacier Blue; cream
    VP15: does not exist
    VP14: Green; was in the UK, currently in the US used for engineering
    VP13: Very Orange; premium two-tone, rally 1, black/orange, black head restraint
    VP12: Black; saddle
    VP11: Thunder Gray; microfiber
    VP10: Sterling Silver; black
    VP9: Electric Blue; black
    VP8: ?
    VP7: ?
    VP6: ?
    VP5: Jet Black; black
    VP4: Arctic White; black
    VP3: Racing Green; black
    VP2: ?
    VP1: Signature Green; premium two-tone, traditional, black/beige, black head restraint
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    See also here.
     
  9. doug

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    VP26
    Fusion Red
    premium two-tone, traditional, beige/black, black head restraint

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    Not necessary when they are my own photos. The medium sized ones link to larger pictures.
     
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    Did you get a ride?
     
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    VP25:

    Had a visit from Esben Pedersen, Sales and Marketing Director of Northern Europe, the other day. We invited media and did test drives with prospetive clients. Here are some photos for you to enjoy! Driving the Roadster in the snow with TC turned off was a thrill!

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    VP27
    Very Orange
    premium two-tone, rally 1, black/orange, black head restraint

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    The availability of power puts Teslas in the nicest places.
     
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    I heard that VP 16 was recently "upgraded" to a partial Sport model. Adjustable suspension.
    It doesn't have the engine or tires yet.
     
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    VP18 ready to hit the wet and windy road to Verbier
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    On a frozen lake



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    Did Richard Branson get a Roadster already?!
     
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    OK VP fans, here we go :smile:

    VP29
    Electric Blue
    Black / Grey two-tone interior
    Hardtop

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    List of Validation Prototypes and marketing cars. (This post will be periodically updated.)

    --Validation Prototypes--

    VP30: Thunder Gray (in Europe, no known photos)
    VP29: Electric Blue; two-tone black/gray(grey)
    VP28: ?
    VP27: Very Orange; premium two-tone, rally 1, black/orange, black head restraint
    VP26: Fusion Red; premium two-tone, traditional, beige/black, black head restraint
    VP25: Thunder Gray; custom leather red/black two-tone interior (including steering wheel)
    VP24: Arctic White; black
    VP23: Sterling Silver; premium two-tone, black/red, red head restraint
    VP22: Electric Blue; premium two-tone, rally 1, dark gray/light gray, light gray head restraint
    VP21: Radiant Red; premium two-tone, rally 2, beige/black, beige head restraint
    VP20?: Electric Blue; black; crashed on the streets of southern France
    VP19: Sterling Silver; custom leather red/black two-tone interior (including steering wheel), black head restraint
    VP18: Radiant Red; microfiber -- rumored to have been converted to the Brabus Roadster
    VP17: Radiant Red; microfiber
    VP16: Glacier Blue; cream
    VP15: does not exist
    VP14: Green; was in the UK, currently in the US used for engineering
    VP13: Very Orange; premium two-tone, rally 1, black/orange, black head restraint
    VP12: Black; saddle
    VP11: Thunder Gray; microfiber
    VP10: Sterling Silver; black
    VP9: Electric Blue; black
    VP8: ?
    VP7: ?
    VP6: ?
    VP5: Jet Black; black
    VP4: Arctic White; black
    VP3: Racing Green; black
    VP2: ?
    VP1: Signature Green; premium two-tone, traditional, black/beige, black head restraint
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    See also here.
     

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