Throughout a latest drone flyover of the Tesla Berlin Gigafactory, the digicam seen a number of model new Mannequin Ys that regarded like they had been completed in a brand new lighter shade of silver that was developed on-site, at a lot talked-about new paint store. Many of the automobiles that wore this new coloration had black interiors, and one featured a white inside.
Quicksilver is the second shade of silver that Tesla will make accessible for the Model Y electrical crossover in Europe and the Center East – the opposite is known as Midnight Silver Metallic (which can be accessible in North America), but it surely’s solely accessible on base rear-wheel drive automobiles, whereas Quicksilver is obtainable completely on the Lengthy Vary and Efficiency variants.
Being significantly lighter than Midnight Silver Metallic, Quicksilver positively makes the automobile pop extra, but it surely additionally prices an additional 3,000 euros. The other color created on the new Gigafactory Berlin paint store is Midnight Cherry, a deep candy-like hue that’s arguably probably the most placing paint ever placed on a Tesla – it provides 3,200 euros to the price of the Mannequin Y, and similar to Quicksilver, it’s not accessible on RWD automobiles.
The drone video uploaded by Tobias Lindh reveals that Tesla is already constructing Quicksilver Mannequin Ys, even ones with the optionally available white inside. No Midnight Cherry automobiles might be noticed on this flyover, suggesting that these may not be in production yet.
Tesla describes Quicksilver as
A dynamic, liquid steel impact coloration that accentuates the form of Mannequin Y.
Developed in our superior paint store at Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, the colours are designed to intensify your Mannequin Y underneath each sky. From shiny highlights to darkish tones, our multi-coat paint provides a brand new dimension that subtly modifications with curvature as you stroll round your Tesla.
The producer says its new paint shop is probably the most superior on the planet, able to making use of as much as 13 layers of paint. Elon Musk famous that this permits Tesla to create paint jobs whose coloration modifications with the curvature of the automobile’s physique, producing a singular impact that different firms can’t obtain.