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Model 3 Tire Size

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by TehDoak, Jul 31, 2017.

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  1. TehDoak

    TehDoak Member

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    While looking at the motor trend Model 3 review:

    Exclusive: Tesla Model 3 First Drive Review - Motor Trend

    The Motor Trend review has a close up of the tire:

    http://st.motortrend.com/uploads/sites/5/2017/07/Tesla-Model-3-wheels.jpg

    If you take a good look, you can see the size, 285/40R19, and its a conti procontact


    A quick look shows this:

    Continental ContiProContact

    They are 335(!) a tire. Curious if we've seen the 18'' tire sizes anywhere?

    A look at other tires in that size, seems to be between 250-400 per tire.

    A brief reminder: Since you won't be bringing in your car for regular maintenance like oil changes, with RWD cars, you REALLY should rotate your tires regularly or you'll end up burning out the RW tires quick, especially with the instant torque.
     
  2. kev1n

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    its 235
     
  3. Zaphod

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    I think you are misreading, should be 235, not 285. 285 is massive wide tire.
     
  4. TehDoak

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    Ah yes, that's ALOT more reasonable. Updating my OP

    Edit. Guess I can't. Here is the PROPER tire.

    Continental ContiProContact
     
  5. SabrToothSqrl

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    i sure hope these tires aren't $330 each for a 3!
     
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