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Do you prefer dark or light wheels on your Red MS?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Razdds2, Nov 4, 2015.

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Dark or Silver wheels on Red MS?

  1. Dark

    23 vote(s)
    57.5%
  2. Silver

    17 vote(s)
    42.5%
  1. Razdds2

    Razdds2 Member

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    Would dark wheels clash with the chrome accents on the car? Any pictures of the combo in the real world?
     
  2. Merrill

    Merrill Active Member

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    Since everything is chrome I like the sliver, but also the dark wheels look dirty even when clean.
     
  3. Gizmotoy

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    #3 Gizmotoy, Nov 4, 2015
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    I think they do, though the poll results so far disagree with me. It definitely seems like "one too many colors" to my eyes. If you black out the chrome (there are some pictures of that on here somewhere), the red looks fantastic with the dark grey wheels. Without it, I think they look a bit out of place. A guy I used to work with ordered his MC Red with the dark 21"s and ended up swapping with someone on here who had the silver 21"s.

    Maybe if they were actually black it'd be a different story? I'm not sure.

    This illustrates what I was talking about, I think (grey, black, red, chrome - it's a lot):
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    Now, same setup, without the chrome:
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    Tesla-Model-S-P85D-XPEL-Ultimate-wrap-chrome-delete-black-mirrors-trims.jpg

    The latter looks a LOT better, IMO.

    Silver 21"s for reference:
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  4. Razdds2

    Razdds2 Member

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    Great pictures for reference!

    I personally enjoy the chrome accents. But people do seem to like the dark wheels, that would require extensive chrome coverup.
     
  5. sickfox

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    I prefer the dark wheels especially if you have red calipers. When you're driving down the freeway, the red calipers pops out more. (I'm biased since I have black wheels.) :wink:
     
  6. Khatsalano

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    Pearl white coated wheels would be pretty hot. Especially with red calipers.

    - K
     
  7. felixtb

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    I personally like dark wheels with the red. I feel it makes the car look sportier. The silver wheels accentuates the elegance of the car and is more elegante..... but I want SPORT!

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  8. Zybane

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    Definitely dark!
     
  9. bradhs

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    I'll trade my 21" staggered silvers for grays if anyone wants to swap. PM me
     
  10. AmpedRealtor

    AmpedRealtor Active Member

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    Dark wheels on red is too busy. Model S has a lot of chrome and the silver wheels give an elegance that the black/grey wheels do not. The dark wheels sort of jump out at you and don't look like they belong with the rest of the car. If you black out the chrome, as the above poster showed, it looks much more unified.
     
  11. InternetDude

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    Light as in silver or chrome.
     
  12. Hoffa

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  13. frosken

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    I love my red S with dark wheels. b9f2d4c1a745bbd2d67a063de2fa96e1.jpg
     
  14. Drucifer

    Drucifer Active Member

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    I am in the minority.

    I like Grey wheels on White, Silver, Green, and Grey
    I like Silver wheels on Black, Red, Brown, Titanium and the Blues
     

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