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Aerodynamics of the Sport Wheel Vs. Aftermarket?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Boludo, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. Boludo

    Boludo Member

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    So I've been thinking of either painting my 19" wheels or going aftermarket. After seeing another post of the TSW Nurburgring wheel and some of the others out there and it's raised a few questions.
    Did Tesla create that design based on Aerodynamics? I'm just wondering if I go with an aftermarket wheel would I most likely see a decrease in efficiency assuming same size and similar weight?
     
  2. RDaneel

    RDaneel Member

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    I haven't seen any suggestion that the 19" Stiletto wheel has any aerodynamic benefit akin to the Pinwheel design.
     

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