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      10-15-2012, 09:41 PM   #39
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Originally Posted by Tom K. View Post
Which model Porsche comes with RFTs? The Boxster has been equipped with a sealant/compressor kit for a number of years, but with conventional tires. Mazda does the same for the Miata, and many touring motorcyclists carry them as well.

And although it's been 10 years since BMW first introduced OEM RFTs (and longer for Corvettes, IIRC), other car makers don't seem to be jumping on the bandwagon. Perhaps if future RFTs are designed with greater ride improvements and (more importantly) lower costs...

Tom
I've seen a Porsche Cayenne with run flats, the new 2013 Cadillac ATS also comes with run flats along with the new Jeep SRT8. They might not be jumping on the bandwagon all at once but it seems to be spreading to other manufacturers slowly.
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