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When did Tesla start designing the Model X?

Discussion in 'Model X: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Brad_NC, Feb 27, 2016.

  1. Brad_NC

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    Does anyone remember reading anything about when the Model X was first starting to be designed? (like a news snippet of Elon Musk [or another] saying something like, "well we started drawing this back in year ####, I'm glad to get to finally show it off!" or anything?)
     
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    I don't know how much you know but as a thought that it was shown for the first time in the beginning of 2012 they probably started in 2010 at least, maybe earlier.
     
  3. timf

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    I think back to this interior concept drawing that's dated 6/11. That's the earliest date reference I've seen.

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  4. NEWDL

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    I talked to Franz about this in fall 2009. He said that he had drawn many vehicles to sit atop the Model S platform. So I would say that this was the first design or rendering of the X.
     

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