From Electrek: First tests with Tesla’s new lightweight Arachnid wheels on a Model S P100D

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    First tests with Tesla’s new lightweight Arachnid wheels on a Model S P100D

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    After being among the first Tesla owners to received the new forged aluminum Arachnid wheels, DragTimes performed a few tests and weighed them in comparison to the original 21″ Turbine wheels.

    The result is about 34 lbs weight reduction and no tire spin, but also no noticeable performance spec improvements. more…

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    Spiders still have 8 legs right? I like the aesthetic of odd numbers (or odd numbers of pairs in this case), but why not have 8 spokes instead of a mutant 10 legged arachnid?
     
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