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Old 04-18-2018, 06:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Tesla Model 3 aero details

Over the weekend, I stopped in at the Manhattan Tesla store where they had a Model 3 on display.

LED headlights, multiple-reflector type like Honda uses rather than projectors like the Prius Prime, Acuras, etc.:

Adjustable shutters in the lower grill:

The front wheel air curtains have a large, visible inlet, similar to the new Chevrolet Silverado:

Rear diffuser:

There's a strake on either side just inboard of the rear wheels:

The front wheel air dams are small and more rounded than other manufacturers':

It looks like it should have been a hatchback:

The trunk was quite large, but the opening is on the small side.

I quite like the interior; it's simple and clean.

My brother put a deposit down the day they became available and should have his car later this year.

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