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Best Aftermarket 20" Wheels Similar to Turbines

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Dengar22, Sep 16, 2015.

  1. Dengar22

    Dengar22 Member

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    Hey Gang,

    I am thiiiissss close to confirming my Model S. I plan on reserving on the 27th/28th of this month so if anything gets announced for the S on the 29th I have time to modify. Anyway, the only thing I'm not completely satisfied with on my 90D MC Red are the 19" Cyclones I have with them right now. I don't like the other 19's, and 21's aren't an option - I've just read too many negatives. So I read on here that a good option might be to buy 20"s aftermarket, splitting the difference. My FAVORITE combo on the vehicle has been the 21" dark turbines, so I'd like to find a wheel that looks very similar to those. I know I CAN powder coat the 19" cyclones, but am looking for other options. I really like the Tsportline TST's, but they only come in 19". Any suggestions?

    Thanks a lot! Can't wait!
     
  2. SmartElectric

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    Haven't seen 20" turbine-like wheels from anyone, and I've been on this forum for a year now...

    That said, the 19" turbine wheels offered after market look very nice.

    Ref:
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    I agree, I haven't seen much in the way of 20inch turbines. I have had my Tesla now for about a month and I wanted to get 20 inch wheels as well. I ended up going with the Vossen CVT 20 inch rims. The pictures online really doesn't do the wheels justice. I've had multiple compliments on the wheels in the short time I've owned the car. They might be a little more "spokey" than what you are looking for but it might be close enough to consider. Whatever you end up going with you wont regret the 20 inch wheels. They look fantastic and this size compliments the Tesla wonderfully. I'm keeping my 19" wheels to use as winter wheels and just swap them back and forth with the seasons.
     
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    This is the 20" vossen cvt
     
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    Thanks a lot for the replies! drsaab, even though those aren't my style, they are beautiful rims!
     
  6. Tsportline

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    @Dengar22, we will have a 20" TST in the 1st quarter of 2015.
     
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    i think you mean 2016... ? :)
     
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    That's awesome, but your pricing vs the Rial's kills it for me right now. I'm worried the 20"s will be even more than the overpriced 19s.
     
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    Calling the TSTs overpriced is a strong statement. Strong, lightweight cast wheels are difficult to come by. Even the OEM cyclones are more expensive.
     
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    #12 aus, Dec 1, 2015
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    TOTALLY AGREE.
    The "Tesla Tax" is up there with the "Porsche tax" and WAY more than "BMW tax" and even more than "//M tax" for BMW M cars.


    Is this a serious statement? Or are you clowning?? SAE standards is better than nothing, but JWL or TUV testing/certification is the gold standard for wheels.
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    new pics on new 2016's!

    OBSIDIAN BLACK. 20x9.0" front, 20x10.0" rear Metallic Grey.
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    PEARL WHITE. 20x9.0" front, 20x10.0" rear Metallic Grey.
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  14. HP1

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    So what do these TST 20x9 and 20x10 wheels weigh?
    I'm comparing them to the Axis MS at Tirerack before ordering.
     
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    Also any pics of the matte black on a white model s?
     
  16. Jordan0301

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    How long would you say the 275/40-20 tires last with normal driving vs the 21 inch tires that come stock?
     
  17. HP1

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    They will last a heck of a lot longer if you get all seasons vs summer tires. Check the tread rating.
     
  18. Tsportline

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    20x9.0" 32.8lbs / load rating 900kg
    20x10.0" 34.8lbs / load rating 900kg

    We manufactured the 20" TST to hold a load of 900kg to ensure each wheel would hold the weight of both the Model X and Model S.

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