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I got the price 12500 dollars for the wintertires kit from my dealer.
Live in europe.

For me this is alot for wintertires.
Anyone who knows if there is an alternative for the wintertires?
 

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Michael said:
I got the price 12500 dollars for the wintertires kit from my dealer.
Live in europe.

For me this is alot for wintertires.
Anyone who knows if there is an alternative for the wintertires?
Michael: I don't think anyone makes a 22'' winter tire, so the winter package includes both wheels and tires. In the US, the winter package costs around $6000, still pretty expensive but much less than what you are quoted. Since it is the same car, the US winter package should fit your car.

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Fabulist said:
Michael said:
I got the price 12500 dollars for the wintertires kit from my dealer.
Live in europe.

For me this is alot for wintertires.
Anyone who knows if there is an alternative for the wintertires?
Michael: I don't think anyone makes a 22'' winter tire, so the winter package includes both wheels and tires. In the US, the winter package costs around $6000, still pretty expensive but much less than what you are quoted. Since it is the same car, the US winter package should fit your car.

-- Fab.
I have snow tires for my Karma. They make it look suspiciously like a Ford F350.
 

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Good one Scott. I had to think about that for a bit. :)

I'm sure you can find 3rd party wheels that'll fit for a lot less than $6,000.
 

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The only alternative I can think of is to not drive the Karma during the winter. That's my plan, and also why I bought a big ol' pickup to haul the kids and their ski gear around all winter long...
 

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Mycroft said:
Good one Scott. I had to think about that for a bit. :)

I'm sure you can find 3rd party wheels that'll fit for a lot less than $6,000.
One thing to remember is that you will probably need appropriate tire pressure sensors. I paid about $3,000 for winter tires for my Tesla Roadster. With the larger wheels and tires I would expect somewhat more but 6K does seem a bit high.
 

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Hey, Don A:

I have a deposit on a Tesla Model S from when they first began and there where only options of Signature or not and there was the added production positioning based on being a Roadster owner, designated a S, P, or R respectively. Have you made your deposit since the new updates? If not what did you do to add the Performance package as I am thinking about doing this for my P #95 reservation.
 

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Hey, Don A:

I have a deposit on a Tesla Model S from when they first began and there where only options of Signature or not and there was the added production positioning based on being a Roadster owner, designated a S, P, or R respectively. Have you made your deposit since the new updates? If not what did you do to add the Performance package as I am thinking about doing this for my P #95 reservation.
There is no selection needed at this time. My reservation is for a Signature, options will be selected at a later time. That is just the configuration I will select when that time comes.
 

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Mycroft said:
Good one Scott. I had to think about that for a bit. :)

I'm sure you can find 3rd party wheels that'll fit for a lot less than $6,000.
Or for the $12K cost of the tires @Michael is looking at, you can use @Scott's F350 solution: buy four F350 tires, and they throw in the rest of the truck for that price.

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Don A, thanks for clearing that up. Thought I missed a message from Tesla or something.
 

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Don A, thanks for clearing that up. Thought I missed a message from Tesla or something.
 

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I didn't get the winter set, Michael. I'm not sure exactly how much they cost in Europe, but based on the price in the US I think they are probably around € 5000 ex VAT.
 

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I think the winter rims are atrocious!!! The circuit blade rims have to be among the best design features of the car!
 

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cant you just use the orginal 22 rims and justa change tires when winter comes?
 

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i didnt find 21 or 22 winter tyres, where you supposed to find these?
 
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