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I would bet good money that that image is rendered and not a real photograph.
Either a rendering of a premium with red brake calipers or of an FE with black wheel lip molding and mirror cap.
 

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I always thought Hawaii would be the perfect place to own a BEV. Range is pretty much a non-issue when most of the islands aren't even 50 miles across.

Plus gasoline is 2x as expensive. And solar and wind capability should be plentiful.

The belt Highway on Hawaii island (which doesn't exactly circumnavigate the island's circumference), is 230 miles. From where we live a circle island tour would be about 200 miles unless we backtrack to get to a less direct route to Hilo. So the 270-mile range for AWD fits the bill. There are 5 DC fast chargers spread out at strategic locations on Hawaii island and no Tesla superchargers in the state. The DC level 3's run 51¢/Kwh on this island. Gas isn't the only thing expensive on this island. The good news in that regard though is that off-peak hours for charging are 9 am to 5 pm due to the huge amount of solar power.

Our house has 36 solar panels, 3 inverters, and 2 batteries. Charging the MME will be more or less free (since the PvE system is paid for). Charge after 10 am to give the system time to refill before sunset.
 

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There are 5 DC fast chargers spread out at strategic locations on Hawaii island and no Tesla superchargers in the state.
but this surely can't be true because all I ever hear about from fanboys about charging is how awesome the Tesla network is and how nobody else can possibly compete and everyone should just give up. /s
 

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but this surely can't be true because all I ever hear about from fanboys about charging is how awesome the Tesla network is and how nobody else can possibly compete and everyone should just give up. /s

So Tesla has had a supercharger station on Oahu (just 1) listed (somewhere in their propaganda) as "Coming Soon!" It's been listed that way for about 3 years now. And they have "plans" for a supercharger station on Maui (just one), "Stay Tuned!" Uhh no thanks. Oh did I mention the only Tesla outlet and maintenance center in the state is on Oahu in Honolulu? Yeah, no superchargers there either.

HELCO or HECO, depending upon your island (Hawaiian Electric (Light) Company), has the DC fast chargers around our island and on Oahu. Part of the Greenlots network iirc. The Tesla guys will just have to make do with their adaptors. :p
 

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Is there some kind of way we can pool our resources to offer some kind of ransom or reward (maybe we try both the stick and the carrot) to the first person that brings us an honest to goodness picture of a real Infinite Blue car without any stupid filters or crappy white balancing or stupid obnoxious lighting?


"Your mission, should you choose to accept it..."
 

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Is there some kind of way we can pool our resources to offer some kind of ransom or reward (maybe we try both the stick and the carrot) to the first person that brings us an honest to goodness picture of a real Infinite Blue car without any stupid filters or crappy white balancing or stupid obnoxious lighting?


"Your mission, should you choose to accept it..."
What's wrong with this one?

https://www.macheforum.com/site/threads/infinite-blue-metallic-mach-e-club.564/page-4#post-20127
 

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I thought it looked like an Instagram Filter was applied to it. Didn't seem true color. Maybe its my monitor settings...or eyes.
That was photo was posted to Instagram by the guy who took it. He said he didn't do any corrections to it. Someone subsequently has done some white balance correction to it and posted that ... somewhere (here, there, facebook???)

The car is getting direct sun on it at a fairly low angle (you can tell from the shadows), possibly early morning sun. That will make most colors appear brighter than they actually are.
 

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I'm back in the game after now understanding the Ford Options lease better and that it can go 48 months.....

This means when my Honda Clarity PHEV lease ends on October of 2021, I will be able to roll into Mustang Mach-e Premium in Infinite Blue with the ERB RWD configuration. Timing will be the tricky part since that is currently an unknown variable.
 

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I'm back in the game after now understanding the Ford Options lease better and that it can go 48 months.....

This means when my Honda Clarity PHEV lease ends on October of 2021, I will be able to roll into Mustang Mach-e Premium in Infinite Blue with the ERB RWD configuration. Timing will be the tricky part since that is currently an unknown variable.
When did you reserve and have you converted to an order yet?
 



 








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