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      01-24-2012, 02:59 PM   #62
bgwelistyl
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Originally Posted by Dackelone
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Originally Posted by bgwelistyl View Post
Seriously I would have loved the entire car, if not for the rims lol. I mean look at the brochure, they put pictures of the 17s on there. You don't see the 16 inch rims with the low rolling resistance tires there

those 17" alloy wheels are OPTIONAL in Germany. Perhaps BMW NA decided on only 16"s. ?


Look under: ausstattungen (left side of the spec sheet)

Standard wheels: 7J x 16 wheel style #360 with 205/55R16 tires. Square wheel/tire setup.

Optional wheels: 7J x 17 and 7.5J x 17 wheel style #370 with 205/50R17's and 225/45R17's. Mixed wheel/tire setup.


Btw... this looks to be the only option for the ActiveE.

Dackel
Yeah. That's what it also says in the American brochure. Sad to say, none of the dealers I spoke with knew of this option :/
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