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Need snow tires
Posted by vvk (more from vvk) on Wed, 3 Jan 2018 10:26:25
In Reply to: Tesla in snow?, Snowmobile [Profile/Gallery]
, Tue, 2 Jan 2018 15:35:59
My AWD Model S drives OK in snow equipped with new Nokian zLine A/S tires. Downhill braking is a problem, since it is very heavy and the tires don't have enough traction on snow/ice.
My RWD BMW 550i equipped with Nokian Hakka R2 tires is amazing on snow/ice. Full control and fun with manual transmission. The torquey, flexible V-8 makes in very easy to smoothly control power delivery. The rear wheel drive provides logical and consistent output for user input.
Model S owners usually praise their cars for good slippery road manners. However, I know another MS/550i owner who also feels that his RWD Model S is inferior to his manual transmission RWD 550i when it comes to driving on slippery roads.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Tesla in snow?, Snowmobile , Tue, 2 Jan 2018 15:35:59
- Re: Tesla in snow?, No Snaab, Sat, 3 Feb 2018 05:29:52
- Tesla Roadster, Dan-O, Fri, 5 Jan 2018 10:20:43
- Too much low speed torque, MI-Roger , Thu, 4 Jan 2018 16:13:02
- Need snow tires, vvk, Wed, 3 Jan 2018 10:26:25 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: Need snow tires, Snowmobile , Thu, 4 Jan 2018 13:31:36
- Not crazy about them, vvk, Fri, 5 Jan 2018 05:15:40
- Re: Not crazy about them, Snowmobile , Fri, 5 Jan 2018 12:51:09
- Re: Not crazy about them, Craig, Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:50:45
- Which GMax?, Justin VanAbrahams , Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:02:45
- as-03, Snowmobile , Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:41:45
- Re: as-03, Justin VanAbrahams , Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:20:27
- Re: Need snow tires, Justin VanAbrahams , Thu, 4 Jan 2018 15:38:13
- considerable irony, AeroEd , Tue, 2 Jan 2018 18:39:15
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