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Model 3 designed to be friendlier and less flashy

In a recent interview with Automobile Magazine, Franz von Holzhausen, the designer of the Model 3, shares some interesting tidbits on the reasoning behind the Model 3 design.  For example, he shares that they “knew that flush door handles were important” but they simplified the mechanism “so they are not as costly” as those on the Model S.  Also, he says they “kept good aerodynamics for range as well as to make the car sporty. Not silliness, just clean and sporty.”

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