Look at those non-existent panel gaps!

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  1. Gilberto Pe-Curto

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    Really great finish!
    I hope this goes to Production !
    Better than my german NOx polluter ride!

     
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    I should've write 'nonexistent' panel gaps...
     
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    What color is that? Red? Or orange?
     
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    Good. I walked past a parked Model S P90D the other day, and the otherwise sexy car had such disgusting panel gaps around the trunk. It really ruins it.
     
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    yes, reorange
    (its like blurple but warmer)
     
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    Isn't this the clay model? I'm guessing that's why the panel gaps are tight.
     
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    Done, for you, @Gilberto Pe-Curto ! :)
     
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    The date of the video being March 17th 2017, i'm wondering where and when this (albeit clay model) was on display?!
     
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    its at the Gigafactory (from being on display last summer).
    Here's the silver alpha sitting at about the same place
    [​IMG]
     
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    Yes, and this is again a case of a date on a YouTube video being misleading as this was originally published close to 6 months ago, as is if I remember correctly... :)
     
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    If it is the same clay Model, the one with no bottom, I remember that.
    If it's the case my apologies and you can remove the post.
    I was so impressed with the finish.... :)
     
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    Are we talking about the red prototype?
    It's not clay. It's body panels mounted to a wood-and-metal frame.
     
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    It is a model, not a real car. It is made by attaching actual body panels to a wood frame. NO CLAY was used.

    It's lack of panel gaps is not relevant since it is not a real car.
     
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    What would cause the drooping side mirrors when it was out in the sun during the investor event?

    [​IMG]
     
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    A non-heat-tolerant plastic used for mockups.

    Additionally, I've never seen a painted clay model, or one with windows installed.
     
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    While I highly doubt it will ever be available, I would love this color paint...
     
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    I asked and that static display was fibreglass panels on a steel structure. Everything is a mockup on that one.

    The silver alpha car was real but it also had fibreglass body panels.
     
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