Clean High-Gloss Silver Tesla Model X Build By Unplugged Performance

Carbon Fiber Aero, Lowering Kit, Big Brake Kit, Wheels and Color-Charnging PPF (Paint Protection Film)

Clean High-Gloss Silver Tesla Model X Build By Unplugged Performance

/ January 25, 2023 / 55 Views

A clean color-changing High-Gloss Silver Paint Protection Film (PPF), ceramic coating, aftermarket wheels & carbon fiber aero, lowering kit and an aftermarket carbon fiber big brake kit, grace this gorgeous Tesla Model X build

You might not look at the 2022 Tesla Model X like a performance machine we usually write about on our website, but this all-electric SUV is just that. It is a pure beast in Plaid trim, where it can sprint from 0-96km/h (0-60mph) in just 2.5 seconds – which are supercar numbers. On the other hand, even in standard dual-motor all-wheel-drive trim, the Model X can accelerate in a whopping 3.8 seconds – a pretty impressive feat for a full luxury people carrier that can accommodate 7 passengers, a whole lot of cargo and achieve an estimated range of 560 kilometers (348 miles).

So, what can you do when you have a vehicle as popular as the Tesla Model X, one that requires just a tad of aftermarket customization to make it pop? You turn to the experts in the field. And in the case of Tesla, that’s definitely Unplugged Performance.

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When Hiroki – the owner of this Model X – came to Unplugged Performance to refine his 2022 Tesla Model X, the goal was simple: make an impactful, albeit clean & simple upgrade. First, the Tesla specialists turned to their partners at Bulletproof Auto Spa, one of Los Angeles’ premier detailing facilities, where this Model X received a color-changing High-Gloss Simple Silver Cosmetic Paint Protection Film (PPF), turning the exterior of this all-electric SUV into an understated gorgeous look.

To protect this investment, the detailing company followed by a full vehicle Gyeon Q2 Infinite Base Type 1 ceramic coating, ensuring this investment is fully protected for years to come.

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After the detailing part of the build was done, Unplugged Performance followed by two simple, yet impactful additions: an Unplugged Performance x Koenigsegg carbon fiber long tail decklid spoiler and a set of UP-03 monoblock forged wheels. The carbon fiber spoiler is the latest product born out of their cooperation with one of the world’s most advanced carbon fiber production facilities: Koenigsegg Advanced Manufacturing.

It features the most aerodynamic shape in nature; a teardrop. Teardrop aerodynamic shapes have been utilized by all levels of motorsports, as well as by Tesla themselves with the Model 3 Performance trunk spoiler and in Unplugged’s own High-Efficiency designs.

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In keeping with clean lines and aerodynamic principles, the Model X Long Tail Decklid Spoiler was created. This trunk spoiler elongates the natural lines of the Model X hatch to streamline airflow over and off the back of the car to reduce turbulence. Additionally, the spoiler seamlessly integrates with the rear hatch, lights, and quarter panels to provide a subtle lengthening of the body, thus smoothing airflow and providing a more dynamic rear profile. It also looks impressive, giving the rear end of the Tesla Model X an impressive visual upgrade.

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In the wheel department, this Model X owner went with a set of UP-03 wheelssized 22×10 in the front and 22×10 in the rear, finished in Satin Black. While the visual appeal is clear, under the hood, these wheels are some of the lightest options available for Tesla applications. They are designed & engineered with the specific requirements of heavy, performance-oriented electric cars in mind, delivering an uncompromising wheel that offers impressive fitment, alongside a great visual upgrade and light weight. Perfect for an application like this, giving the vehicle a nice upgrade. Furthermore, the 2021+ Tesla Model X Sports Dynamic Air Suspension Upgrade (Lowering) Kit was installed, ensuring the stance & look are improved even more.

The final touch for this Model X is the 2021+ Tesla Model X carbon ceramic front big brake kit (BBK), ensuring the stopping power is improved. The Model X is one of the fastest street cars on earth and decelerating 5000+ lbs quickly, repeatedly and with consistent driver confidence is a big challenge. In turn, pushing your car anywhere near its limits requires a braking system that can take a beating from high-weight-high-g-force stops exerting incredible forces repeatedly. As a result, the Unplugged Performance Carbon-Ceramic Front Big Brake Kit (BBK) is designed to significantly increase this capacity.

You can grab a detailed look at this build in the media gallery right below.

Clean High-Gloss Silver Tesla Model X Build By Unplugged Performance
Been in the automotive industry ever since he got out of high school. Loves 911s, and everything BMW makes, even the new cars. He also enjoys racing events, even as a spectator, hanging on the side of the pit wall and taking pictures and drinking espresso that makes want to write more. Too tall to drive almost any supercar, but that doesn't stop him from bashing out people that do. Follows the aftermarket tuning industry in depth. Loves to spend time at BMW Welt. Enjoys too much coffee.
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