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Model 3 performance price $1k increase and new black wheels available

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by FreqFlyer, Oct 15, 2019.

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Which wheels do you prefer?

  1. Gray

  2. Chrome

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  1. FreqFlyer

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  2. GFrunkEra

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    IMO the silver finish looks much better with those particular wheel designs.
     
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  3. Brady M

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    Those are all performance model 3s with 20 inch wheels.
     
  4. kbecks13

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    Are these the new Forged Performance wheels!?!? I've been waiting so looonnnggggg :D

    They were an old referral reward that was supposed to be available "Summer of 2019"

    Alternatively, Tesla does all sorta of random stuff with their company cars. I've seen multiple RWD and AWD cars with the OEM spoiler installed at the design studio.
     
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  5. MagnusMako

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    The referral wheels were stated as 'lightweight forged performance wheels' if I'm not mistaken so I doubt they're the referral wheels. Probably just a new color option for current 19" and 20" options on the 3.
     
  6. kbecks13

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    Right, but how does that description mean it's not these? It says "lightweight" not "light color" :p
     
  7. SDSeth

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    All I want is an Tesla OEM wheel that doesn't stick so far out from the tire that if you even look at a curb wrong, you'll get curb rash.
     
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  8. trm2

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    I just saw a Model 3 with black 19" wheels in the wild yesterday (charging at the Macedonia Supercharger) and thought the wheels looked much better than the silver.
     
  9. SammichLover

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    That’s tire choice, not the rim.
     
  10. WilliamG

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    To be fair, just don’t hit the curb? :)
     
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  11. SDSeth

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    I'm still rolling with the factory tires as of right now but i'm open to suggestions if you know of any that work with the 19" sport wheels and also stick out further than the rims.

    I do my best but like I said even looking at the curb will give you curb rash. it's practically science.
     
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  12. TheTonester

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    Yeah, I have the 19's. I like the wheels a lot but I'd like them even more if they were dark gray or black!
     
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    I saw a Model 3 Perf today on the 880S in Fremont with the black finish (appeared to be in 20") and it looked real good in person.
     
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    I saw a car carrier just like in the Electrek post yesterday. I was driving on Hwy 101 north near Redwood City. It had a number of Model 3s all with European license plate holders and the same dark gray wheels on the Performance models.
     
  15. ViPaDawG

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    Dark rims would be great. I've got some powdercoated OEM 20s and they look incredible.
     

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    anyone wanna trade? :)
     
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    Will totally buy a set of 19's if they are sold by themselves in black :D
     
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    Just noticed this morning that performance model price went up and now you can see in the picture the new black/gray wheels everyone has been talking about lately.
     

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    Hope they also have this option for the 19" or 20" on the Y.
     

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