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Interesting Wheel Design /Fremont delivery center

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Suzieq, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. Suzieq

    Suzieq Member

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    I was at the Fremont factory for a tour last week (very cool) and saw this Model S in the parking lot with an interesting wheel design, have never seen this wheel option before:
     

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    I can see why they discontinued it - likely due to lack of interest
     
  4. SwedishAdvocate

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    I think the lack of appealing esthetics in this design was a big factor behind the lack of demand.


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    More about these wheels here (post #464 and onwards):

    Aero wheels - Page 47


    & here:

    New wheels from Tesla: Aero and Cyclone!!
     
  5. N4HHE

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    IIRC it was a $1500 option and IMHO that is what killed it. As a no-cost option I might have selected them.
     
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    Wow....1st gen Honda Insight wheels look better than those.
     
  7. gaswalla

    gaswalla P4201/85/airsusp/pano/19i

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    looks like $8 hubcaps from pepboys
     
  8. No Tailpipe

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    They looked much better online when they were available then in real life. Personally, it makes the MS wheels look cheep.
     

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