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bren 04-01-2016 01:00 AM

It has a computer monitor tracked onto the dash. And at least you can wear your 10 gallon hat inside.

150k orders already?! So reservation is pointless.

ZBB 04-01-2016 01:04 AM

The dash appears to have just the one central monitor -- I didn't see any instrument cluster in front of the wheel...

Will need to look at photos that come out soon...

JST 04-01-2016 01:04 AM

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Originally Posted by bren (Post 475011)
It has a computer monitor tracked onto the dash. And at least you can wear your 10 gallon hat inside.

150k orders already?! So reservation is pointless.

I heard 115, but yeah, that's a lot.

It's a little stubby, but it looks pretty good. Will be interesting to see how closely the production interior tracks the concept.

I noticed at least two different door handles, didn't I? The red one had "L" shaped handles. Others looked like Model S units.

The front has a bit more contouring on the fenders than the S. Looks a little inspired by a Porsche front end.

ZBB 04-01-2016 01:05 AM

Front end was almost a mix of Porsche and the Roadster, with a bit of the X.

bren 04-01-2016 01:09 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ZBB (Post 475012)
The dash appears to have just the one central monitor -- I didn't see any instrument cluster in front of the wheel...

Will need to look at photos that come out soon...

There are pics on Twitter. Definitely no instrument cluster. :ack:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ce7b_rPXIAALOZJ.jpg

JST 04-01-2016 01:11 AM

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Originally Posted by bren (Post 475015)
There are pics on Twitter. Definitely no instrument cluster. :ack:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ce7b_rPXIAALOZJ.jpg

At some point, someone at Tesla (Elon?) said that one way to economize with the Model 3 was to put only a single screen in it.

ZBB 04-01-2016 01:14 AM

Something tells me the final will be more incorporated -- they will want to pass the crash tests, so the hard edges won't last.

But at least it has cup holders separate from the arm rest!

JST 04-01-2016 01:14 AM

I don't mind the grille-less front, but the weird vestigial hump where the grille would have been bugs me. Reminds me of the spare tire hump on an old Lincoln Continental.

ZBB 04-01-2016 01:25 AM

I really like this angle...

http://1u88jj3r4db2x4txp44yqfj1.wpen...1.55.39-PM.png

For the door handles, I wonder if they are not motorized -- perhaps you push the wide part to pop them out?

bren 04-01-2016 01:28 AM

Looks like it's puckering up.

Did I miss pricing, or did they just stick with the $35k number and no more details?


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