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Opinion on Black P85 w/ Bronze Wheels

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Todd Burch, Sep 1, 2014.

  1. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    I have a black P85 (red brake calipers) coming soon and I'm exploring aftermarket wheel options. While black on black is an aggressive option, I'm exploring a little bit of color and wanted your opinion.

    What do you think about TSW Nurburgring Bronze 20"ers on a black S?

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  2. bollar

    bollar Disgruntled Member

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    Not my style, but it's certainly not ugly.
     
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    If you bronzed out the rest of the chrome trim/handles, now we're talking. It just clashes a little as-is.
     
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    I agree with Twiddler. They're nice, but now you have to do the chrome to match. Two different metallics don't do it for me. I do like the wheels, though. Maybe just black out the chrome?
     
  5. Todd Burch

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    Here's a real pic of a dark green Audi with the same wheels (and chrome) for comparison:

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    Love these rims. If it was me I would go for gunmetal, or other "smoky" but monochrome color. Tell us more about your decision to get a "P" and outfit it with 20's. I definitely think that's the way to go for best performance/price mix. Will you be using Michelin PSS? :D
     
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    Well, I think it looks bitchin'!
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  9. Todd Burch

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    I thought clashing of the chrome and bronze might be the issue.

    I think the 21s look great but aren't practical for my 80 mile-a-day driving (sidewall is too small). 22s just look too big with a too-small sidewall, in my personal opinion. I think the 19s look just a little small for the car (especially since I'll have coils) so that makes 20s the ideal size for me. Not much more expensive than 19s, either. Shocked Tesla doesn't offer them.

    I also won't be getting the PSSs, since I don't want to shell out that much every time I need new tires.

    I'm not looking to spend thousands on wheels, so the high end brands are out. I've been looking at Avant Garde M510s or TSWs. Leaning toward matte black finish.
     
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  11. Mr X

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    Wouldn't do it, not even in a video game.
     

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