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Difficult to obtain a clear answer from my dealer :

is it possible to receive the mp4 with the corca tyres in first setup ?(rather than the standard p0)
without taking the very expansive second wheels package?
 

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The answer is a firm NO. I asked this many times at factory and uk dealer as I really think corsa is good for everyday and much better than P zero.
 

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you cannot get the corsa tires in the US unless you order a second set of wheels. Maybe the dealer will swap out when car arrives or just drive it hard and replace original rubber with corsa.
 

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Yeah - it's a no go over here. Just shred the first set quickly and then replace with the corsas. Lots cheaper than the second set of wheels.

My guess is that DOT certification happened with the P0 and that's why they're only offered as an "additional accesssory" option. But that's just a guess as I haven't been able to get a better answer than that...
 

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Anyone getting standard wheels?

Anyone considering the standard wheels? My dealer also confirmed I can't get Corsa's even if I buy the optional LW or SLW wheels. Since this is the case, I am thinking of just ordering base wheels and buying aftermarket lightweight wheels mounted with Corsa / Trofeo tires. Perhaps this would be less expensive and provide the benefit of two sets.
 

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Anyone considering the standard wheels? My dealer also confirmed I can't get Corsa's even if I buy the optional LW or SLW wheels. Since this is the case, I am thinking of just ordering base wheels and buying aftermarket lightweight wheels mounted with Corsa / Trofeo tires. Perhaps this would be less expensive and provide the benefit of two sets.
Not a bad idea.
 

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Wheels

I could not find the offsets either. It would be great to see that rolling chassis show car again just to read the wheel specs off of it.

The McLaren lightweight option is not really that light at 44 kg for the set. Also the styling is unattractive to my eyes.

The superlights from McLaren are 40Kg for the set and do not look bad, but are not very special looking either. They are very basic looking "10 spoke" wheels that could be on just about any car.

Also, keep in mind the McLaren size rear Corsa tires are $850. each from TireRack. The 305/30-20 size is not a common one. Maybe that is why the price is so high for the spare wheel / Corsa factory option.

It would be really great to have more choices.
 

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Screw the Pirellis. The Michelin pilot super sport is proving to be a wicked fast tire.

Hope they make the right sizes.

Or sport cups for super soft duty.

 

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Also, keep in mind the McLaren size rear Corsa tires are $850. each from TireRack. The 305/30-20 size is not a common one. Maybe that is why the price is so high for the spare wheel / Corsa factory option.

It would be really great to have more choices.
I suspect the offset is probably also rather unusual, which makes that aftermarket wheels will probably be hard to find, at least in the near future.

It usually needs a batch of at least 500 wheels for a wheel maker to invest in making a mould, with the not really big numbers on MP4 planed, I dont see that to happen soon:/
 
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