For the first time today, Tesla has started offering a vehicle wrap service to its customers in the US. There are currently two major versions of the wrap service being offered in the company’s online shop including “clear wrap” and “color wrap.”
The option for a clear wrap is not yet working however, the description for the color wraps reads “Wrap your Model 3 or Model Y in one of our premium Color Wraps, only available through Tesla. Offered in seven exclusive colors, this self-healing urethane-based film protects the paint beneath from chips, scratches, and swirling.”
Tesla vehicles come full of the latest technologies and features, however, one area the EV maker has been lagging behind its competition has been in the paint department.
All Tesla vehicles come in only 5 paint options that have remained basically unchanged for years. For vehicles built in Giga Berlin, the EV maker offers a couple more color options, however, that’s still a far cry from the company’s premium vehicle maker competitors that can offer a significantly more varied paint selection.
Given the limited paint options and Teslas’ astronomical sales growth, it has become somewhat difficult to set your Tesla apart in the sea of the EV maker’s products.
However, with the new service offered in the US, it should be that much easier for Tesla customers to be able to personalize their vehicles. This is wonderful however, the option to have your vehicle wrapped by Tesla doesn’t come cheap.
The two new color wrap options, Satin Stealth Black and Slip Grey cost $7,500, and the remaining 5 color options, Glacier Blue, Satin Rose Gold, Forest Green, Satin Ceramic White, and Crimson Red all cost $8,000.
Tesla says wrap Installation may take five to seven business days from the time that you drop off your vehicle. No loaner vehicles will be offered. For all Color Wraps, the installation will include the jambs. Jambs are not included for the Clear Wraps. Your vehicle must be a… https://t.co/PWJBdg7ll1
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In addition, the wrap service is only currently being offered for the Model 3 & Y and Tesla’s more premium vehicles, the Model S & X, do not get this option.
This might be disappointing for the Model S & X owners who are more likely to want and be able to afford this pricy wrap service. However, one bit of good news is that although the Model S & X do not get this option, insider sources from Tesla have confirmed the company’s upcoming truck will get a wrap service.
The Cybertruck’s exterior is famously built out of stainless steel which means it can not be painted like other vehicles. And if you thought it’s currently difficult to personalize your Tesla due to the limited paint offerings, then Cybertruck is about to take that to a whole another level.
The vehicle will only come with one exterior finish and that is the exposed stainless steel. Although exciting early on as Tesla pumps out Cybertrucks in the hundreds of thousands this might be an issue.
Tesla seems to have identified this problem early on and according to Teslascope, the EV maker is planning to “offer a Cybertruck wrap service with multiple choices within six months of the first customer deliveries.”
This was a "had to wait until it was hinted at publicly before we share it" scenario, but:
Tesla will offer a Cybertruck wrap service with multiple choices within six months of the first customer deliveries.
There are no price confirmations yet, but it is expected to be $8-12K.
— Teslascope (@teslascope) October 11, 2023
This is certainly exciting and given the different shades of camouflage wrap we’ve seen Tesla wrap release candidate Cybertrucks, there is a chance the EV maker is planning even more exciting paint options for the Cybertruck.
Currently, Tesla is expected to start delivering the Cybertruck in the coming few weeks. And, we will be sure to keep you posted as Tesla releases the truck and what kind of wrap options the company offers.
Until then, make sure to visit our site torquenews.com/Tesla regularly for the latest updates.
So what do you think? Excited to learn that Tesla has started offering Model 3 & Y color wraps in the US? From the new color options which one is your favorite? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.
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Tinsae Aregay has been following Tesla and The evolution of the EV space on a daily basis for several years. He covers everything about Tesla from the cars to Elon Musk, the energy business, and autonomy. Follow Tinsae on Twitter at @TinsaeAregay for daily Tesla news.