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I saw this video/review and it looks like the 'folding' Wing Mirrors barely fold at all. Is this a side effect of the frameless mirrors? It doesn't look like there's a mechanical reason (i.e. something in the way) that they can't fold further? From the video it looks like it barely comes in at all (<1cm?). Has anyone seen/heard anything different - I only saw the video after my test drive so I couldn't ask...

 

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I had a similar question after watching that review but like @JRRF indicated, I'll take a bit of folding over none. My guess is the travel of the motors that control the overall movement have a limitation that results in that minimal folding in. Looking at the top down view of the specs (attached; from press pack spec sheet), I wonder if in that folded orientation if the net width is actually less than the width at the wheel arches, so overall folding more wouldn't yield more benefit?


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I once folded my mirrors... backing out I didn't see the pole (in the mirror) I was next to and I took the mirror assembly right off 🥴
 

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Folding mirrors in most cars minimize the chances of damage to a parked car as people walk by. Done right, they’re a very nice asset. Further, in a proper design, the mirrors should never be folded as you go into reverse, they should be fully extended. You could probably override it by pressing a button that folds them, but why would you unless clearances to surrounding objects are so tight.
 

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I laughed at this detail too when I first saw it, as it is a feature I ALWAYS use when parking in my home garage, and out in public.

Didn't think to look down the bodyside too see if it brings them to just within the fenders, as that would be ideal.. But yes, every bit helps
 
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