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Having trouble deciding on rim colour

Which rim colour?

  • Silver

    Votes: 7 26.9%
  • Grey

    Votes: 19 73.1%

  • Total voters
    26

Astraviel

Member
Mar 4, 2018
178
302
Vancouver, BC
I received my S 100D inventory model last Wednesday. Initially I wanted silver wheels but the inventory model they had that fit all my needs only had grey wheels. So they told me they'll let me drive the car with the grey wheels until the silver wheels came in. At that point I could take it back to the centre and get them switched out. They knocked off $2000 off the final price since I went for the silver wheels.

I got the call today to make the appointment to have the wheels switched out from silver to grey. However, since that time I've grown accustomed to like the grey wheels even though initially I thought maybe the silver wheels would better on a midnight silver Model S.

Now I'm conflicted if I actually want the silver wheels or the grey wheels.

This is what my car looks like right now with the grey wheels.

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Help me choose. Silver or grey on a midnight silver car?
 

Bebop

Active Member
Jun 25, 2017
1,193
691
Midwest
Tough one. Midnight Silver is one of those colors that can work with both rim colors.

If you are going for a...

Classy/Fancy Look: Go Silver
Sporty: Go Grey.

I feel Grey 21" Turbines would be absolutely stunning with this exterior color.

I agree with Navsarin on powdercoating for changing colors of the rim.
 

Navsarin

S100D Red Rocket
Nov 28, 2015
949
674
Canada
Agree with bebop...21” grey turbines are the best overall option. But if you like the 19” comfort with grey look, powder coating your best bet.
 

viper2ko

Active Member
Aug 30, 2017
1,428
1,377
USA
If your getting powder coated rims go 21.
The stock 19s silver look decent. But 21s change the look of the cae so much
 

viper2ko

Active Member
Aug 30, 2017
1,428
1,377
USA
Buy aftermarket 20" (to retain the comfort of 19" but the look of 21") then you can choose any color you want.

Do you have any pictures of 20's on a model S? I only ever see 21s. But I would rather get 20s if they look good and will last longer than the 21s
 
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Jason S

Model S Sig Perf (P85)
Apr 20, 2012
1,590
208
Rocklin, CA
I see you are in Vancouver, so you'll be going slowly everywhere anyway. (Just kidding, a little)
The 21s look nice, I'd keep them.

Longer treadwear 20" could be great if you just want different wheels. Compare that to the 19" imho if the treadwear of the 21" doesn't work for you.

Either way I think the grey wheels look best.
 

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