My car arrives for (re) delivery on Tuesday the 16th. I'd be happy to do it because I need to take the wheels off anyway to do a tire swap sometime in the first week. Please give me contact information by DM.The New Aero is asking if anyone who has taken delivery can help them determine the center bore, bolt pattern, offset, and rim widths of the Air. If the New Aero wheels are compatible, New Aero will sell a set at a steep discount to a Lucid owner who will agree to photograph the wheels on an Air for advertising purposes.
As Lucid's 19" and 21" tire sizes are identical to those of the outgoing Tesla Model S, and as so many engineers came from Tesla, I wouldn't be surprised to find the wheel fitments are identical between the two cars.
If I already had my Air I'd jump at the offer if the wheels do turn out to fit . . . and if they're not significantly heavier than the Lucid forged wheels. 34.5 pounds is heavy for a forged wheel, even in a 21" size. But, unlike many aftermarket forged wheels which are engineered for lightness, these are engineered also to take the weight of an EV.
The owners manual is sparse. Only information about tires.The New Aero was hoping that the owner's manual gives the information they need, so if your owner's manual has it maybe you can get in touch with Alexander at thenewaero.com? He needs:
Front and Rear rim width
That's what I feared. The Tesla owner's manual is equally opaque with this information, as were the manuals on other brands we've owned over the years.The owners manual is sparse. Only information about tires.
The lug nut torque for the Air is a bit lower than for the Tesla (150 nm vs. 175 nm), so maybe I'm wrong that all the wheel specs will match between the cars. I really don't have enough technical knowledge to know whether that would follow from lug torquing differences, though.Did find this in the online owners manual from phone app. Will get the other measurements when tires are done. I am confident the person doing it will be able to get them.
I've just learned that the Lucid likely has the same bolt pattern as Model S. Details are here (whether to trust, I don't know) https://www.ebay.com/itm/124911184843The New Aero was hoping that the owner's manual gives the information they need, so if your owner's manual has it maybe you can get in touch with Alexander at thenewaero.com? He needs:
Front and Rear rim width
Thank you, that is super interesting. We just need to know the centerbore to be sure. That is probably not even in the manual. As soon as I know this I am interested in sending rims for testing.I've just learned that the Lucid likely has the same bolt pattern as Model S. Details are here (whether to trust, I don't know) https://www.ebay.com/itm/124911184843
@TheNewAero_Alexander if you send me a set of wheels, I would be happy to do a fit test on my Dream Edition with 21" wheels.
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