BEHIND-THE-SCENES AT A TESLA CERTIFIED REPAIR SHOP [GALLERY]
Visitor Submit: Kay Talley*
A novel alternative got here our solution to see broken automobiles up shut, private and bare at Stuttgart Auto Physique, Denver’s premier Tesla collision restore facility. Attendees from Denver Tesla Membership visited to realize perception into the construction of Tesla’s autos – and what can probably go mistaken whereas out on the street.
*This text involves us courtesy of EVANNEX (which additionally makes aftermarket Tesla equipment). Authored by Matt Pressman. The opinions expressed in these articles usually are not essentially our personal at InsideEVs.
Stuttgart is licensed by Porsche, Mercedes – and Tesla. The principle focus of the Englewood facility is the latter. Though it’s unhappy to see a parking zone filled with triaged vehicular buddies awaiting admission to the ER, the care and a focus indoors for them is nothing lower than spectacular. State Farm professional, Austin Domsch, was additionally readily available to clarify protection of that little ‘incident.’
Above: A Mannequin S P100D – witnessed in restore – will shortly be returned to proprietor after a big front-end ‘ouch.’ (Picture: Stuttgart Auto Physique)
Accidents occur. How they’re taken care of is an eye-opener into the automobile and the general building of Fashions S, X and three. The crumple zone up entrance is a testomony to life-saving. Tesla is probably probably the most difficult of autos to work on, however Stuttgart has made a large funding in all Tesla-approved gear essential and continues to develop with the corporate to maintain up with the electrical automobile maker’s regularly evolving expertise.
Above: A Tesla Mannequin three front-end with structural fracture. What’s in there? An incredible alternative to get extra perception. The coolant you see within the Mannequin three can also be BMW’s – slightly than Tesla branding it. It’s just about a generic for luxurious autos. Is sensible. Why reinvent the wheel? (Picture: Stuttgart Auto Physique)
Tesla Fremont hands-on educated technicians are enthusiastic about returning a automobile to an proprietor in pre-accident situation. Utilizing solely Tesla OEM and diagnostics, they make it occur.
Above: Denver Tesla Membership members together with winners of the EVANNEX Tesla automobile coverraffle and Stuttgart’s luxurious packages of in-vehicle beverage containers — all having fun with this particular membership occasion (Picture: Stuttgart Auto Physique)
From 3M insane automotive adhesive, riveting underneath equally insane stress to satisfy Tesla’s over-and-beyond security rankings, an proprietor can really feel fully protected within the automobile, put up collision. Good as new.
*EVANNEX Editor’s Word: Kay Talley is a long-time Tesla Mannequin S proprietor and member of the Denver Tesla Membership. Kay was variety sufficient to ship alongside an summary and images from the occasion.
*InsideEVs Editor’s Word: EVANNEX, which additionally sells aftermarket gear for Teslas, has kindly allowed us to share a few of its content material with our readers, freed from cost. Our thanks exit to EVANNEX. Try the location right here.