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OE Tires

Lyon

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From one of the recent mule sightings it looks like Continental CrossContact LX Sports.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Continental&tireModel=CrossContact+LX+Sport

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AnxietyRanger

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Still looks like 265 to me but it's hard to tell with the image quality. 245 is the width the Model S comes with and seems a little narrow for an SUV. For comparison, the Q7 w/20 inch wheels comes with 275s.

FWIW, looks 265/45 R 20 for me too. In the sharpened enlarged image I think 265 is fairly easy to make out. There is no right-edge like going up that would signify a 4.
 
According to Bonnie, the 20's come with the Continentals and the 22's come with Pirelli high performance tires.

I'm not a tire expert. What does anyone think the size and style of tire would be? I'd like to look up traction performance info on the Pirelli to see if it can handle snow at all. All mfg have lots of names for different tires, not sure which one to look at. Bonnie said "high performance" but that could be many different tires. My BMW X5 is staggered. Any chance TM would do that?
 

Lyon

2016 S P100DL, 2016 X P90D
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Dec 26, 2011
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Eugene, Oregon
I'm not a tire expert. What does anyone think the size and style of tire would be? I'd like to look up traction performance info on the Pirelli to see if it can handle snow at all. All mfg have lots of names for different tires, not sure which one to look at. Bonnie said "high performance" but that could be many different tires. My BMW X5 is staggered. Any chance TM would do that?

Very possible they will do a staggered setup. I think the Model S P90D has one. After looking at the Pirelli options for an SUV in the 22" size it looks like it could be the Scorpion Zero, Zero Asimmetrico, or Scorpion Verde All-Season. While those are considered "all-season" tires, I would not depend on their performance in any significant snow I would recommend a dedicated snow tire or something like the Nokian WRG3 ( click/ ) which is extremely well suited to a whole variety of weather and dry pavement.
 

Lyon

2016 S P100DL, 2016 X P90D
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Dec 26, 2011
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Eugene, Oregon
The Nokian WRG3's have been great on my Subaru Legacy that the X will be replacing. Would be happy to put those on a set of the 20's for winter. Hopefully they offer some dark gray wheel choices too.

I've been running Nokians on various vehicles for years. Currently have the Rotivas on my Yukon. They offer the best combination of dry/wet/snow performance that I'm aware of and their commitment to low rolling resistance and natural materials is awesome.

I also have a set of their studded tires for the Yukon for ski season. Those things are flawless in snow/ice. The vehicle tracks beautifully and stops beautifully.
 
I've been running Nokians on various vehicles for years. Currently have the Rotivas on my Yukon. They offer the best combination of dry/wet/snow performance that I'm aware of and their commitment to low rolling resistance and natural materials is awesome.

I also have a set of their studded tires for the Yukon for ski season. Those things are flawless in snow/ice. The vehicle tracks beautifully and stops beautifully.
Definitely agree. Only downside I can see is that they cost a pretty penny! ;-)
 
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