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I have 19/20's on my evora and the ride is just phenomenal. I cannot speak about riding in 18/19's but I have taken the car up to a decent speed and the ride was very smooth. Either way great choice in cars, hope to see some great pictures soon.

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I decided against the 19/20 inch wheels because I drive long distances on the German Autobahn. I had a Porsche previously and every time it hit a road joint or bump at high speed the car went airborne - just no fun.
 

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I have 19/20's on my evora and the ride is just phenomenal. I cannot speak about riding in 18/19's but I have taken the car up to a decent speed and the ride was very smooth.
+1 The ride remains good even on rough pavement.
 

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The difference in ride between an"S" and a "NA" is as much the stiffer bushings as anything else. Your greater concern should be bent wheels if roads are nasty.
 

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I've been amazed at how smooth and compliant the 19/20s have been. I'd originally planned to move to 18/18 but just don't see it now, unless we get serious and go to track.

They are pricey and the rim sticks out beyond the tire (Corsa) so that's a genuine concern.

My biggest problem was adjusting to the look. Not really my demographic. But most all high end sports machines have this size nowadays. My 15 year old says it looks like a matchbox car.
 

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The ride is surprisingly very compliant and great on track (Lotus Academy, still not gotten mine on track). Prior to purchase I considered the 19/20's a big negative, but I am fine with them and glad I got them over the 18/19's. Only issue I have is tire availability, especially track compounds so I purchased some Motorsport 18’s.
 

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Felt like "Stig" on track and should have had some classical on!
 

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I have both sizes and prefer the larger ones, also on the Autobahn and for very long trips (300 miles+). Comfort-wise, you don't notice any difference, but the grip is much better (fair enough, the smaller ones are on winter tires but OEM sizes), in particular on the S with so much torque being available that becomes a decisive factor.

On track, the Corsa tires are superb, no need to go to Michelin Cup tires.
 

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So is the tire dia. the same between the 18/19 and the 19/20 meaning the wheel is larger but the tire dia. is smaller or is everything larger tire and wheel with the 19/20? Can I change out to the 19/20 on my 2010 Evora with not need to change anything else on the car?
 

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So is the tire dia. the same between the 18/19 and the 19/20 meaning the wheel is larger but the tire dia. is smaller or is everything larger tire and wheel with the 19/20? Can I change out to the 19/20 on my 2010 Evora with not need to change anything else on the car?
No need to change something at the car, plug & play.
 

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So is the tire dia. the same between the 18/19 and the 19/20 meaning the wheel is larger but the tire dia. is smaller or is everything larger tire and wheel with the 19/20? Can I change out to the 19/20 on my 2010 Evora with not need to change anything else on the car?
I asked the same question to Lotus UK. I was told by the chassis engineer, that it work work just fine. No adverse effects in the handling. Now if I could just find a set of the Evora S 19" & 20" rims used, for less than the $6k + price (without tires) that the pats department quoted me. I would be a happy man.
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Ron... you and many of us man.

I am still looking to try and talk to ADV.1 and get a nice set of similar 19/20's made that would be a bit more... unique. Mix the look of the S wheels and a set of Spykers wheels I like.
 

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I asked the same question to Lotus UK. I was told by the chassis engineer, that it work work just fine. No adverse effects in the handling. Now if I could just find a set of the Evora S 19" & 20" rims used, for less than the $6k + price (without tires) that the pats department quoted me. I would be a happy man.
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6K?! Are they kidding?! That's just plain ludicrous! When I was pricing a new S, the upgrade to 19/20s was about 3K (which I will be taking, btw). They should be ashamed to be asking that kind of price.
 

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Here are the prices for their 19's and 20's. I think it's just stupid.

A132G0092F £822.97 EACH
A132G0094F £874.47 EACH
A132G4041F, A132G4042F £755.70 EACH
A132G4043F, A132G4044F £755.70 EACH
 

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Here are the prices for their 19's and 20's. I think it's just stupid.

A132G0092F £822.97 EACH
A132G0094F £874.47 EACH
A132G4041F, A132G4042F £755.70 EACH
A132G4043F, A132G4044F £755.70 EACH
That's just preposterous! What's a high quality set of rims go for anyway? They can't be more than $500 a piece and there are some that look every bit as good as the 19/20s on the Evora.
 

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Plenty of higher end cars have some 'remarkable' prices for optional wheels. I've seen Porsches and Bimmers and AMGs and such where the option upgrade was over $4000. Never priced some real exotics.
 

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I had a 370Z with the forged Rays 19in wheels nd I think they ran @ $1500 per corner. at least that is what Nissan charged my insurance company after my Z got hit.
 

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Before you get the rims, check out the prices for the Corsa tires... not far of the asking price for the rims.
 
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