Although I wasn't at the reveal - demands of a business plus a bit of a hike from Florida - the reviews of the exterior and ride all seem great. Ditto the reviews of the central monitor and functions. Can't wait for a test drive. But to compete with Mercedes, Audi and BMW (I'm a current Mercedes driver) I really want to express my vote for three items especially for Signature - better choice of leathers, an interior screen or ultra dark coating for the panoramic roof (for very sunny climes), and some modification to the central stack.
Personally, I think Tesla needs to include at least one darker brown leather than what i see to date - something like a saddle leather, or the cognac that mercedes offered on a special edition a while back, or the nougat brown of the Audi A7. A deeper or darker brown is just super looking with a white or red car. As for the panorama roof, I see that the website currently says there will be no interior screen. But admitting 20% of the solar load is twice what a good pair of sunglasses admit and that still gives plenty of light - which will almost certainly be a problem with that large screen and sunglare - something that can get annoying pretty quick in a place like Florida. It would be a shame to get a hard top in a place like Florida where having a sunroof on a nice winter day is delightful. Lastly, a someone who commuted 120 miles a day for quite a few years (not now fortunately), I may have a greater appreciation for properly placed armrests, cupholders, and storage than most. Here's a vote for a proper right arm rest where the cupholder is not compromised by the position of your arm, and a storage solution that is really practical. My old Mercedes e-class has a storage box that is cooled by the AC - great for keeping a snack on a long drive or something you just dont want to overheat.
I know much of the design is now hard coded, but here's hoping that at least someone will consider these opinions from a reservation holder who really wants no compromises in what appears to be a ground breaking and paradigm shifting auto... Thanks for considering these wishes....
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