Tesla Motors is holding a launch event tonight for the Model X at the former Solyndra building near Tesla’s Fremont factory. The company will open the doors at 7PM local time (10PM ET) and the event will start at 8PM (11PM ET). Tesla will livestream the event on their website and we will be live-blogging it here:
Here’s a few recent posts on what we know about the Model X to get you fired-up before the livestream start:
- Tesla Model X likely to be equipped with hybrid display/mirror for rear-view
- Model X spy videos show Ludicrous Mode and trailer-hauling capabilities
- Tesla Model X ‘Frunk’ is radically bigger than prototypes
- The EPA releases rated range for the Tesla Model X 90D and P90D: 257 and 250 miles
Keep hitting that refresh button, things should get more exciting as Tesla gets closer to opening the doors…
People are arriving.
10 minutes before the doors open
Chris Paine, Director of Revenge of the Electric Car and Who Killed the Electric Car, is backstage at the event.
As usual, they are running late, but the doors are opening.
Some are now inside!
The place is packed.
The livestream is live, though it’s only showing the Tesla logo.
Still not starting…
Getting close according to Tesla.
Here’s a Periscope feed in case something happens to Tesla official feed (which is still not up).
Moving closer to the stage, it should start soon.
Here’s a backup Periscope feed as the first one is getting choppy.
Google co-Founder Sergei Brin spotted at the event.
The official livestream is starting.
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10 x larger air filter
Bioweapon defence mode button
Falcon wing doors
Musk is now handing out the first few production cars.
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