Silicon Valley's Tesla dealership opens its doors

Today, in Menlo Park, Calif., Silicon Valley's first Tesla dealership opened to the public on the site of a former Chevy dealership.

This is what it looks like today.

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This it what it looked like nine months ago.

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Inside, there is mostly empty space. Two prototypes and one of the models used for aerodynamic testing sit on the showroom floor.

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The real action is inside the service center, where six cars, hot off the production line, are being prepared for pickup by their new owners, who likely ordered them a year or more ago.

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Many many more would-be owners are still waiting. In the meantime, they can make a Tesla fashion statement.

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