Another company is introducing an offer to convert a Tesla Model S to Shooting Brake (wagon or estate if you wish).
Here is the RemetzCar's Tesla Model S, designed by London-based Niels van Roij Design.
RemetzCar - Tesla Model S Shooting Brake (designed by Niels van Roij Design)
RemetzCar is a Dutch company whom we already know from the previous project of the Tesla Model S hearse, for those who'd like to extend their EV experience beyond death.
This new project is for those that are living and would like to very rare Model S shooting brake (only 20 units will be made).
Modifications concern mostly the back half of the car, but there are some new details in the interior. No powertrain changes though.
To our eyes, the RemetzCar's Tesla looks pretty slick and makes sense if you need additional boot space. The Bold Chrome style isn't too off-putting either.
Pricing is not yet known, but the competing version from Qwest Norfolk starts from £60,000 ($84,000 or €68,000) on top of the price of the donor car.
THIS IS THE BEAUTIFUL DUTCH ELECTRIC SHOOTING BRAKE
Developed and built by renowned coach builder RemetzCar Commissioned by a Dutch shooting brake collector Designed by Niels van Roij Design, London Series of 20 units planned
Dutch RemetzCar revealed their full electric custom built shooting brake today. Based on the Tesla Model S, the shooting brake was commissioned by Dutch collectioneur Floris de Raadt, who is an avid fan of shooting brakes and has owned several one-of-a-kind shooting brakes. Mr. de Raadt is also an early adopter of full electric driving since 2008. RemetzCar earlier developed the exclusive Tesla Model S Hearse, building upon their extensive experience converting cars with and aluminium structure and body, like the Audi A8. Dutch designer Niels van Roij, who runs an independent automotive design firm in the United Kingdom was responsible for the Shooting Brake design. The project was supported by Dutch premium tyre manufacturer Vredestein.
Mr. de Raadt explains: “The idea was to translate my Tesla Model S into a dynamic and sporty yet elegant Shooting Brake, rather than creating a car with maximum luggage space. Niels van Roij Design developed several options for the conversion, focusing on premium design combined with limited conversion costs: thus making coach building available for a larger group of connoisseurs. Our favourite was the option called ‘Bold Chrome’, featuring remarkable high gloss chrome window trims emphasizing the bold
RemetzCar’s craftsmen translated the Niels van Roij Design sketches into the actual car, leaving the full core structure of the car as well as the crumple zones intact. RemetzCar also a developed a completely new tailgate, featuring a rear spoiler with hidden rear window wiper and brake light. To give the car an even more bold stance also from a front view, Niels van Roij Design added a chrome trim that runs from the A-pillars all the way along the roofline and around the panoramic roof. Finally, the team developed a unique colour, based on De Raadt’s wishes. The green metallic with a twist of gold gives the Model SB an elegant yet striking appearance.
Right after the reveal, the owner will make a tour through various countries in Europe, showing the car to prospects and media outlets. It will have its public premiere at the International Concours d’Élégance Paleis Het Loo, held from 29 June to 1 July 2018 in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.