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Range with Winter (Pirelli) Tires

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by PattyChuck, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. PattyChuck

    PattyChuck Model S P100D, Model X P90D

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    Anyone hear any rumors about what the winter tires will do to range? I remember reading somewhere that the 21" wheels come with a 5% reduction in range, but can't seem to find any comparable info on the Pirelli's.
     
  2. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    Last winter I was loaned a set of Pirelli tires for my Roadster. At freezing temperatures I had about a 10% loss in range. I had the same loss at freezing temperatures with my summer street tires.

    (I once hit freezing temperatures (unplanned) while running A048 and it was much worse than that.)
     

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