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X announcement on Stephen Colbert?

Discussion in 'Model X' started by ronmerkord, Aug 24, 2015.

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  1. ronmerkord

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    I think Elon will use Twitter to announce an event where he will announce Model X deliveries.
     
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    Announcement? Heck, he should ride out onto the stage in an X, and hop out from the backseat via the Falcon door. And the camera should then zoom in and the audience discover there is no driver. It drove Elon out on its own.

    That would be worth watching.
     
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    Not the X, but I wouldn't be surprised if they re-showed the prototype Metal Charger Solid video. On The Colbert Repor(t), Stephen Colbert said that the one thing he wanted was not to have to plug in. Elon said "OK". Later he raised the snake idea at the D reveal.
     
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    Definitely won't be announcing anything new about Tesla because they do that on their own terms and at an event specifically for Tesla. But make no mistake, this is going to be used for PR and marketing.
     
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    Long shot but I could see Musk giving him a model x as a gift for starting the new job. He does have a Model S. Don't know how close they are. Interesting timing.
     
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    We must admit we'll all be watching even though we can be confident he'll not reveal anything very significant.
     
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    I wouldn't be so sure. Second show and all. Ordinarily a TV appearance wouldn't mean anything, but under the circumstances there will be a very large audience.
     
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    This would be the way to go. He did bring the Model S prototype onto the Letterman stage so it's not entirely out of the question
     
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    farzyness Food lover. Entrepreneur. Did I say food lover?

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    I wouldn't be surprised if he shows Model X on Colbert and Tesla opens up Design Studio the same day. Would line up pretty good I would think.
     
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    Wait, so the Uber CEO takes up both guest slots the next night, creating a longer interview, but Elon doesn't? And Elon is 2nd guest of the night!?! bah.
     
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    Probably due to Elon's schedule more than anything else. Chances are him and the team are in NYC to meet with bankers, sign documents, etc. He'll probably go on a PR blitz as well for when the X is released. Then fly back to SpaceX afterwards.
     
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    FTFY :)
     
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    If I were Elon, and had to decide to be on with Scarlett Johansson or Travis Kalanick, I know who I'd pick. Good choice Elon!
     
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    I believe the design studio will be open before September, so this probably isn't related.
     
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    I see you have been watching the Simpsons...
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    The last thing we surrender is hope...

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    Well, Elon showed off the prototype Model S on the Late Show back in the day (can't find the clip), so...
     
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    He's going to announce a personal apology to this forum, and invite the most outspoken members to join the team as the new software directors.
     
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    They pulled the clip. I'm pretty sure he'll do that with the X. Free marketing at its finest and I know Colbert owns a Model S so he probably wouldn't mind
     

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