Screen Shot 2015-09-29 at 6.15.55 PMTesla 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:

Keep hitting that refresh button, things should get more exciting as Tesla gets closer to opening the doors…

Updates:

People are arriving.

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10 minutes before the doors open

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Chris Paine, Director of Revenge of the Electric Car and Who Killed the Electric Car, is backstage at the event.

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As usual, they are running late, but the doors are opening.

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Some are now inside!

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The place is packed.

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The livestream is live, though it’s only showing the Tesla logo.

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Minutes away!

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Still not starting…

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Getting close according to Tesla.

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Backstage pictures!!!

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Here’s a Periscope feed in case something happens to Tesla official feed (which is still not up).

Still waiting.

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Moving closer to the stage, it should start soon.

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Here’s a backup Periscope feed as the first one is getting choppy.

Google co-Founder Sergei Brin spotted at the event.

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The official livestream is starting.

Musk: First SUV to be 5 star in every safety ratings

10 x larger air filter

Bioweapon defence mode button

Falcon wing doors

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Musk is now handing out the first few production cars.

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