Why the aero wheels on the Tesla Model 3? Does it really help as much as claimed? Why don't we see these on ICE cars if they improve efficiency so much?
Tag: Aero Wheels
The Tesla Model 3 comes standard with 18-inch wheels with an aerodynamic cover that are said to improve efficiency by up to 10%. But do they?
Removing those aero wheel covers on the base Tesla Model 3 is easier than you might expect.
“He said that he went with Aero since he wants more mileage and said the gain is ~10%.”
We now get a glimpse of the real wheel that hides behind those rather ugly aero covers.
Though Elon Musk's big announcement that the Tesla Model 3 will be two weeks early was huge news, patents reveal even more details.