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What tires specifically come with?

Discussion in 'Model X: Driving Dynamics' started by tide, Dec 23, 2015.

  1. tide

    tide Member

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    Picking mine up in 4 days, but trying to figure out a trip to Tahoe a few days after that (snow). What are the specific tires that come with the Model X, 22"? Anyone know? Spent an hour with Google and not much on specifics.
     
  2. Lyon

    Lyon 2016 S P100DL, 2016 X P90D

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    The 22"s come with these. They claim to be all-season tires but I would not trust them in anything more than a dusting. They won't turn to rock when the weather gets cold though.
     
  3. skip8jj

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    The two MXs that I have seen, P90D and P90DL, both had staggered tires, 20" X 245 and 20" X 265, I believe they were. Does anyone know whether the 90D and 70D also come with staggered tires? What is the advantage of staggered tires? Thanks
     
  4. goneskiian

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    While this may have been the case in the not so distant past, I just noticed a change in the Design Studio that says the P90D comes with summer tires on all wheel confirgurations. The 70D and 90D still list all seasons across the board.

    Nobody knows for sure yet since no 90D's or 70D's have come off the line. It is assumed so though since, as you've noticed, even the 20" wheels are wider in the rear.

    Advantage is more grip in the rear. Perhaps to bias the vehicle to understeer (front loses grip first) over oversteer (rear breaks loose first). Which is safer for most everyone.
     
  5. skip8jj

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    goneskiian: Thanks for the explanation.
     
  6. Lyon

    Lyon 2016 S P100DL, 2016 X P90D

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    I just saw that earlier today. Interesting change, I wonder what prompted it. I'll be curious to see what comes on our car when it finally arrives. It doesn't really matter to me, I've already ordered a set of Nokian WRG3, but it might inform some as to when the change happened.
     
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    Picked mine up yesterday. 20" wheels came with Michelin Latitude Sport 3, which Tire Rack lists as a summer tire.
     
  8. Macgaver

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    Are they staggered tires, 20" X 245 and 20" X 265
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    (was sure the 20" had the 4 tires same size)

     
  9. ptsagcy

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    staggered
     
  10. Dazureus

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    Are all these tires directional as well as staggered front and back? Basically no rotating the tires then huh?
     
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    I don't think they are directional. The outside of the tire is labeled "outside" but I don't think there is any reason you can't swap the lefts and rights.
     
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    Well that was quick. I just noticed that P's would get summer tires today. Good to see the design studio is showing accurate info!
     
  13. vandacca

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    The Model-X Store now lists a 19" winter tire package. Probably better to have a summer/winter combo rather than the all-seasons.
     

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