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19" vs 21" Tires: Ride Quality/Range Difference

Thinjake

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What are the dimensions of a compatible after-market 19” wheel?
That's the problem so far. HRE makes them, but a set will cost $10k minimum.
 

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I had the same problem but chose the 19." Not just because of the Pirelli tires on the 21's but the fact that wheels are cast, not forged so are much more susceptible to road damage with the low aspect ratio tires.

I suspect the 21" wheels on the GT are flow formed, based on a rather confused conversation I had at a Design Studio a while back. Though flow forming is a casting method, it does attain some of the strength of forging. (The 21" wheels on the Dream Edition are forged.)
 

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Not sure I’d feel comfortable throwing the 5000lb lucid into a corner at speed on those wheels 🤔
That's why the "forged" was in quotes. But there are and will be many, many choices for wheels available. That said, I wish I could have Lucid's 20's in an amount of time which suits my patience.
 
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