Tesla has up to date its US Mannequin Y configurator and added Extremely Crimson and Stealth Grey colours to the Mannequin Y, beforehand solely accessible on the Mannequin S and X.
Tesla does not change its shade palette fairly often, however final 12 months it added two new colours to the Mannequin S and X within the US: Extremely Crimson in March and Stealth Grey in October. These two colours adopted the introduction of two colours solely accessible in Europe, Quicksilver and Midnight Cherry Crimson. These two had been accessible on the Mannequin Y in Europe, however by no means made their approach to the US.
So American Mannequin Y consumers have been teased for greater than final 12 months with the prospect of latest colours… and now they’re lastly getting not one, however two new colours – though each are fairly just like colours that already existed.
The brand new colours are the identical as these on the S and X, and substitute two earlier Mannequin Y colours: Midnight Silver Metallic and Multi-Coat Crimson.
Stealth Grey is obtainable because the “included” shade, an possibility that prices $0, changing Midnight Silver Metallic at that tier. And the brand new Extremely Crimson is a $2,000 possibility.
Whereas we’ve not seen the vehicles with these colours in individual but (though we now have seen it on the Mannequin S and X), listed here are some comparisons between the colours from Tesla’s web site:
Each colours are fairly just like the previous ones, just a bit darker or richer. However Tesla’s web site tends to indicate considerably unrealistic concepts about what the vehicles appear like, which appears to extend saturation.
However since we have seen different vehicles in these colours, we will take a look at them facet by facet from the true world for a little bit of comparability. Here is a photograph of a Mannequin X in Extremely Crimson versus a Mannequin 3 in Multi-Coat Crimson:
And here is a comparability of a Midnight Silver Mannequin Y and a Stealth Grey Mannequin
These are literally the primary new colours for the Mannequin Y within the US since its introduction. However that stated, they don’t seem to be an enormous departure from Tesla’s earlier palette – it is nonetheless grey and pink, changing grey and pink. Simply…barely completely different variations of it.
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