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Where is the Model X Test Mule? Is there one?

Discussion in 'Model X' started by highedu, Jul 29, 2014.

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  1. Twiddler

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    The first I have seen of it - definitely looks legit!! I wish they would have caught the front. Do you have a link?
     
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    Awesome! (almost) No camo... Darth Vader edition :biggrin:
     
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    So I guess the vehicle being tested at Alameda really was the X. It was hard to tell with the camo and distance but the back-end is identical.
     
  4. TEG

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    Maybe some tape or 'bra' hiding some of that nose...
    mx-light2.png
     
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    Looks beastly. This is big.
     
  6. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

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    And now people will be disappointed when they go to order the all black trim.
     
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    That's as hitchy-looking a trailer hitch as a hitch can be. BUT - what is that 12" gap in the bumper above the gap? I can't grasp that at all.
     
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    Does someone have a link to the Facebook page? I'm trying to get this on the local news tonight and need the source.
     
  9. MikeL

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    I think I'll get one of those. :smile:
     
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    The rims have more spokes than standard S wheels.
     
  12. Twiddler

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    BTW - we really need to hashtag the heck out of this. Time to spread some "positive FUD" - let's goooooo #ModelX
     
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    I really like the lines on this, now that I can see the body panels sans camouflage. Here's hoping reservation 6,000-something gets delivered this Fall!!!
     
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    Looks sleek. Can't wait for more details!
     
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    I'm trying to learn about those shoes. Other than gutowskia's observation about the spokes, I see:
    *four bolts - that's not so beefy for SUVs (I understand this is a CUV, so ok there)
    *seem about as meaty as a 19" rimmed tire.
    *can't see anything at all about its tread
     
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    Enough detail this time so we'll not have to wade through dozens of "this is really a beta Model 3" or other such posts.
     
  19. Bobbyducati

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    i dont think its 4 bolts, i think the image is deceptive, unless you are seeing something im not. wouldnt make sense to create a new hub with 4 lugs only, esp on a car that heavy/powerful.
     
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    I watched "Edge of Tomorrow" last night, the movie is 'meh' but it reminded me of this thread. Every time around we see a bit more and a bit more....
     

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