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  TOV News > Acura takes a pair of production NSXs across the USA on public roads #AcuraNSXOnTour > > Re: Standard Wheels?

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chhan02
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Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-24-2015 22:26
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Will the HRE wheels be optional??
Here is a shot from Instagram. These wheels look more like Acura's theme and possibly the stock wheels?


chhan02
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-25-2015 16:40
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Here's another shot


qingcong
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-25-2015 17:06
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Dammit, I hope this stupid zigzag wheel design fad ends soon.
chhan02
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-26-2015 09:48
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I agree!
For $150k, I rather have some forged HREs! Not this BS!

iutodd
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-26-2015 20:22
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I'm tired of reading: "For $150K..."

For 150K you can't even buy a Lambo or a Ferrari and it's the starting point for a 911 Turbo.

If you want the HRE wheels you're going to pay for them.

S600=Dream
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-26-2015 23:45
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Meh, I think they look rad.

They'd look stupid on a Civic, but they look cool paired with such an aggressive design.

chhan02
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-27-2015 00:00
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The NSX will be one helluva value in the supercar world, no doubt.

Many Acura reviews are typical great...BUT they usually end with "...for the price/value."

This is a top-of-the-line, ultra premium, supercar.
The NSX should not be restricted with such thinking.

RolledaNsx
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-27-2015 00:48
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Honda bought alot of HRE wheels to use on NSX mules.

So on this long final development test(using Honda people who do not test cars for a better real world test....using non-gearheads).
They have a semi-truck full of wheels/tires,when they use up the tires,they just mount up a new set(wheel/tires) instead of changing the tire only.

TurkMan71
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-27-2015 07:31
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If going unidirectional is a must, then I'd preferred something more subtle:


But hopefully Rolled is accurate and it's just temporary replacements...

iutodd
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-27-2015 12:04
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chhan02 wrote:
The NSX will be one helluva value in the supercar world, no doubt.

Many Acura reviews are typical great...BUT they usually end with "...for the price/value."

This is a top-of-the-line, ultra premium, supercar.
The NSX should not be restricted with such thinking.



There is a difference between restricting a product and asking a fair price for upgrades I think. I understand your point and fully agree that the NSX should be as unrestricted as it can be - but Acura shouldn't leave money on the table.

klui_188
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-27-2015 12:41
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chhan02 wrote:
Here's another shot




There's another wheel from this video... pause at 0:12 to see the rear right wheel as the second NSX exited the pit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HA2H1vZsUSg

qingcong
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-27-2015 23:27
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So why exactly did they need to change the wheels/tires? Flat tire? Wanted to try something new? Kept getting the two cars confused? Tires got worn out? If the tires got worn out, I have to wonder how many miles they lasted seeing as how they've probably traveled less than 6000 miles at this point. As I understand, they've gone from Ohio to Colorado so far, of course taking some detours along the way.
klui_188
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-28-2015 00:38
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qingcong wrote:
So why exactly did they need to change the wheels/tires? Flat tire? Wanted to try something new? Kept getting the two cars confused? Tires got worn out? If the tires got worn out, I have to wonder how many miles they lasted seeing as how they've probably traveled less than 6000 miles at this point. As I understand, they've gone from Ohio to Colorado so far, of course taking some detours along the way.

Accidents (flat tire, bent rims, etc...) could happen along the way... Also I'm guessing they're trying out as many wheel styles as possible to gain feedback. Being that the new NSX will be a low volume car they might want to offer as many customized wheels as possible as the cost (of the wheel) will not be cheap anyway. My gut feeling is telling me the HRE wheel is most likely optional for track or advance package....

K22A
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Re: Standard Wheels? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 07-28-2015 14:30
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