After starting low volume production of the Model 3 with the very first unit just 2 weeks ago, Tesla has been increasing production in preparation for delivering the first few dozen units at an event on July 28th.
As a result, Model 3 sightings have also increased over the past week and now we can get a good look at the Midnight Silver on a new Model 3.
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We saw a glimpse of it last week and it quickly topped our poll of the most popular colors on the Model 3.
Out of the more than 6,000 Electrek readers who answered the poll, 20% chose the gray/Midnight Silver – making it the number one choice equal to blue. And that was with only a glimpse of the vehicle.
Funny enough, Rajvardhan Khaitan caught both a blue Model 3 (VIN#7) and a Midnight Silver Model 3 (VIN#26) side-by-side at the Fremont factory this week.
He sent us a few pictures that give us a much better look at both vehicles. We already had some pretty good pictures of the blue Model 3, but it’s a first for the Midnight Silver one:
Does the better look at the vehicle changes your mind? Let us know in the comment section below. Personally, it’s definitely in my top 3 with black and silver but I feel like the gray Model 3 would look a lot better with the silver wheels.
Again, 7 different colors have been spotted on Model 3 vehicles and it doesn’t mean that they will all make it to production.
As we previously reported, the color and the wheel size are expected to be among the only few options available for Model 3 buyers during early production. Tesla confirmed that they plan to limit the number of configurations to fewer than 100 compared to the Model S’ more than 1,500 different configurations.
Khaitan also got a few pictures of the interior of the two Model 3 which he posted on his blog:
We just had our first good look at the Model 3’s backseat yesterday, but Khaitan has a few more angles.
I can’t see anything new from them, but the leg room doesn’t look as bad as it did yesterday.
Finally, here’s a quick walk around the two vehicles.
All picture and footage credits to Rajvardhan Khaitan