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New pics, possibly final falcon wing design

New pics, possibly final falcon wing design

curtj4 | 4 august 2015

Looks sharp

socalsam | 4 august 2015

The back looks awesome. The front I have not liked on the test mules. This looks a lot better.

Iowa92x | 4 august 2015

Nose looking nose,, still some gaps on back doors and chrome handles misaligned so prototypish in spots.

Iowa92x | 4 august 2015

Nose looking good I meant....

ian t.wa.us | 4 august 2015

Thanks for keeping us updated EVino!

And here are the others from that link...

Yup. Looking good!

NumberOne | 5 august 2015

The gaps everyone keep seeing might just be a black rubber strip attached to the edge. Those are available as an accessory for many cars, and are used to keep doors from getting damaged when coming in contact with things like walls and other cars. Perhaps not serving the same purpose here, but still likely to be what looks like a gap.

Daniel_L | 5 august 2015

Is that a new rim/wheel design?

jordanrichard | 5 august 2015

Interest roof lines where the falcon door hinges. It's not straight.

Also I am sorry but I hope the windows don't come from the factory tinted like that. Having limo tint on all but the driver's and front passenger window just looks unfinished to me.

ian t.wa.us | 5 august 2015

@Daniel_L - It's new in that we haven't seen them on production vehicles. We saw them first on the white mule in the left lane news photos.

http://m.leftlanenews.com/tesla-model-x.html

aesculus | 5 august 2015

@jordanrichard - The tinted windows are to keep people from seeing the secrets inside the mules? Probably not on production cars.

jordanrichard | 5 august 2015

Then they would have tinted all the windows. One could just as easily look through the driver's window and snap a picture of the rear seats. Granted it would be the best picture but it could be done.

This "criticism" of mine isn't just on the MX, all minivans and SUVs come like this. In most states even if you got the front side windows tinted, it can't be as dark as the back windows. So the unfinished look persists.

vandacca | 5 august 2015

@jordanrichard, @aesculus is right. This is a test mule, not a production model. The front nose and back windows are camouflaged/tinted to hide features that Tesla wants to keep secret. The rear seats are near the C-pillar, so you wouldn't see much from the front windows. Chill out, this is not going to be standard on the production version.

vandacca | 5 august 2015

Ooops. Didn't mean to underline the whole thing...

Take two
@jordanrichard, @aesculus is right. This is a test mule, not a production model. The front nose and back windows are camouflaged/tinted to hide features that Tesla wants to keep secret. The rear seats are near the C-pillar, so you wouldn't see much from the front windows. Chill out, this is not going to be standard on the production version.

aesculus | 5 august 2015

California law prohibits strong tinting on drivers windows. This means the front and the windows they would look directly out the sides of. Its both for the driver looking out and public safety looking in.

carlk | 5 august 2015

@jordanrichard

California law does not allow front windows to be tinted. It looks every SUV and minivan coming out of the lot are tinted this way. Strange thing is sedans are never factory tinted probably because many people do not like that half tinted look.

Red Sage ca us | 5 august 2015

Yeah. Notice that in automobile commercials that have cars with heavy tint on all windows, including the windshield, there is always the notation, 'PROFESSIONAL DRIVER ON A CLOSED COURSE'. Those cars may be shown on public roads, they reached the location towed on a flatbe or inside an enclosed car carrier. Just because these are test mules doesn't mean the manufacturer doesn't have to obey the law. Besides, the photos that have been shown of the interior of Model X test mules show they are entirely black inside. Rots-o-ruck getting detailed photos of the rear seats through limo tint windows or the raked front windshield.

oragne lovre | 5 august 2015

Please see more pictures shown in following link

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/s/tesla-confirms-model-x-deliveries-231811409...

Don't let the article title fool you.

grant10k | 6 august 2015

That yahoo article implies it's recent, but all the pics are two years old. Save yourself a click, it's just the prototype.

Remnant | 10 august 2015

@ LeonardD (August 5, 2015)

<< ... might just be a black rubber strip attached to the edge. >>

The handles appear misaligned on the side view.

Would the door edge strip explain that?

eric.zucker | 11 august 2015

They may well be running cables to sensors through the door frame in which case it would not shut completely flush. We've seen some spy photos of test mules with different sensors taped to the car body.

georgehawley.fl.us | 12 august 2015

Over the spam and through the woods