It is an era of $11 gallons of gas. Somewhere, apparently, someone has run out of fuel. To the rescue will come a personalized Matte Graphite Tesla Model S, ready with a frunk full of gas cans. Watching the Tesla drive away on cheap electricity, the stranded motorist out there will be able to continue his gas-powered journey, wondering if perhaps next time will be the right time to get plugged in.

At least, that's one potential plot line for a new video of a modified Model S with a fresh paint job and 22-inch Vossen CV1 concave wheels and rims. The video, a promotional tool for Vossen, doesn't have any words and we were confused at first why the all-electric Model S would need to pull into a gas station in the first place. This is our made-up answer. Check out the video below and then share your idea in the comments.


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      Turbo Froggy
      • 2 Years Ago
      The only thing I am wondering the whole time is are these wheels made in China? No way in hell I am putting Chinese made wheels on my Tesla. It is too heavy with too much torque to risk my life on some crappy Chinese made wheel no matter what it looks like. I have a nice set of OZ Superturismo LMs in graphite, TUV certified and made in Italy, they look fantastic on my Model S, fit perfect and are super strong.
      EZEE
      • 2 Years Ago
      WTF?
      • 2 Years Ago
      VP racing fuel is for RC toy cars. That's how much it costs per gallon today. Nothing to see here.
      paulwesterberg
      • 2 Years Ago
      Apparently In the future all gas will be leaded...
      Grendal
      • 2 Years Ago
      When the owner "Viperbad" posted this video on TMC, I mentioned that I really liked the wrap highlighting the Tesla T in the nosecone.
      DaveMart
      • 2 Years Ago
      Perhaps this represents a brand new Tesla owner, in a world where petrol at $11/gallon is bought in gallon containers, as that is all folk can normally afford. Having no further need of it, the new Tesla owner returns his petrol can. Quite how a guy who can't afford $11 gasoline, not really much more than it is currently in Europe, raises the cash is not explained. Pretty obscure stuff from the ad agency.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Mysterious video... I get that they're selling Vossen wheels. I don't get the point of the gas can lying on its side and the funnel next to it (which wouldn't work to fill a car tank, anyway). If the gas can's full, what's it doing lying on its side in the frunk? Goofy video... they could have left out the gas can in the frunk, shown the $11 gas price, and it would have made more sense.
        Grendal
        • 2 Years Ago
        The Vossen people didn't necessarily understand what a Tesla Model S is. It has the feel of an outsider trying to be creative and missing the mark.
      Hibryd
      • 2 Years Ago
      I don't think that's a repainted Tesla. I think it's a CG model. Especially after seeing the highway driving scenes.
      methos1999
      • 2 Years Ago
      Matte paint makes everything look better
        throwback
        • 2 Years Ago
        @methos1999
        Very true, although durability is an issue.
        atc98092
        • 2 Years Ago
        @methos1999
        Different strokes for different folks. I personally think "primer" every time I see a matte paint job, especially if it is gray. Like I said, if other people like it, more power to them. Just does nothing for me.
      karlInSanDiego
      • 2 Years Ago
      Graphite != Blue
      Giza Plateau
      • 2 Years Ago
      Can they make a custom version that weighs less than a ton and has aerodynamic rims. that would be something.
        Grendal
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Giza Plateau
        Actually I agree with you about the rims. They originally planned on offering them. Their distributor blew it and couldn't make them. Tesla, at the very least, should find someone that does make them and tell their customers where they can buy them. Or just find another distributor willing to make some. It can't be that hard now that they have a hit on their hands.
        Val
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Giza Plateau
        They re not geniuses like you dan, so they can't. But YOU can! That wouldn't even be worth mentioning, after all, with such accomplishments as the rendering of two concept cars on some CAD program, making aero wheeld and reducing the weight of the car looks like a child's play for you.
      bluepongo1
      • 2 Years Ago
      It will be awesome when tuners really start going sick on Tesla vehicles!!!
        Grendal
        • 2 Years Ago
        @bluepongo1
        Here's a real dressed up Model S done by A & E called "A Tesla the Hun!": http://www.teslamotorsclub.com/showthread.php/14877-Dr-Taras-Model-S-gets-customized!/page15 A & E just bought their own Model S and is tuning it up right now.
          bluepongo1
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Grendal
          SO.MUCH.WIN. Thanks Grendal!! ....but still, I would never join a club that would want me as a member.... G. Marx :-P
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