This taped-up Tesla Model 3 stands out not because it looks sweet, but rather due to the extensive amount of tape on its exterior.
The tape likely adheres and conceals some wiring, but what's the wiring for?
After seeing several Model 3s on the road that look basically production ready, this one seems to turn back the clock a bit to a time where Tesla is still testing some early prototypes, or perhaps this particular 3 is setup with some additional testing equipment?
"Spotted the new Tesla Model 3 release candidate out on validation testing in Palo Alto, Ca. You can clearly see there is gaff tape running along the door seems. This might be to hide cables running to cameras in the B and C pillars, or to seal the seams from the elements."