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I put my order in a few days ago, Void /Slate and 20 inch wheels.
The performance pack is a bit pricey for me, but I love the look of the 20 inch wheels.
My only post-order anxiety is the reports of the ride being overly stiff with the performance pack, which can at least be softened by the adjustable suspension.
Has anyone seen anything on the ride stiffness of the non-performance pack 20 inch wheels?
 

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There was a UK? review (can’t remember which one) with 20” wheels and non performance and they also complained the suspension was very firm (just like all the other reviewer who drove the cars with the performance option have said)
 

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Thanks. I'll try to track that down. I definitely like the look of the non-Performance pack 20" rims, but not at the cost of an overly firm ride.
That's the challenge of no test drive!
 

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What I'd like to know is what tires come on the non-PP 20" wheels. Are they also summer rubber or all-season?
 

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What I'd like to know is what tires come on the non-PP 20" wheels. Are they also summer rubber or all-season?
This generally is down to where you live and not a standard across the range. In addition the make of the tyre's can change from country to country, so this is very hard to answer - have you tried emails Polestar US?
 

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Tire size choice will also have an impact on delivery date.
When I put my order in, I was told that delivery would be early November if I chose 20" tires and early December if I chose 19" tires.
No corporate evil here, the Rep just looked at what was booked to be coming in and availability.
 

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Tire size choice will also have an impact on delivery date.
When I put my order in, I was told that delivery would be early November if I chose 20" tires and early December if I chose 19" tires.
No corporate evil here, the Rep just looked at what was booked to be coming in and availability.
Yes, but as opposed to pre-builts, you would think that an order placed 8 months ago shouldn't be affected.
 

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Yes, but as opposed to pre-builts, you would think that an order placed 8 months ago shouldn't be affected.
I wouldn’t be surprised if they’re not yet working on a build to order basis. I’d bet they’re just building runs of cars in certain colour/spec combos to ramp up production quickly and then allocating those to orders that match.
 

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I put my order in a few days ago, Void /Slate and 20 inch wheels.
The performance pack is a bit pricey for me, but I love the look of the 20 inch wheels.
My only post-order anxiety is the reports of the ride being overly stiff with the performance pack, which can at least be softened by the adjustable suspension.
Has anyone seen anything on the ride stiffness of the non-performance pack 20 inch wheels?
How do you experience the combination non PP and 20" wheels?
 

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There are 20" wheels which are different than the PP ones. I think €1000 extra cost
 

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How do you experience the combination non PP and 20" wheels?
I'm running the non-PP 20s. Not only do I think the non-PP 20s are the best looking wheels (the only reason I would pay extra for them :D ) but the car rides and handles great. The ride is firm, though not harsh, and well controlled. And the handling is as tight as you'd ever expect/need on public roads. Having said that, if you are looking for (or used to) a slightly softer ride, you should probably stick with the 19s. The battery sits down low, so even with the 19s (which are still huge wheels) the car still handles well.
 

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I'm running the non-PP 20s. Not only do I think the non-PP 20s are the best looking wheels (the only reason I would pay extra for them :D ) but the car rides and handles great. The ride is firm, though not harsh, and well controlled. And the handling is as tight as you'd ever expect/need on public roads. Having said that, if you are looking for (or used to) a slightly softer ride, you should probably stick with the 19s. The battery sits down low, so even with the 19s (which are still huge wheels) the car still handles well.
Appreciate this comment as I am awaiting a car with similar wheels.
The firmness of the ride seems to be a very consistent comment on every review I've seen and I'm uncertain how to interpret it. I come from an Audi S5 with 20 inch wheels, which is also considered a "firm" ride.
Honestly, if the P2 and S5 "firmness" is similar, I'd be very happy.
Hate the floating boat, soft ride alternative.
 

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Appreciate this comment as I am awaiting a car with similar wheels.
The firmness of the ride seems to be a very consistent comment on every review I've seen and I'm uncertain how to interpret it. I come from an Audi S5 with 20 inch wheels, which is also considered a "firm" ride.
Honestly, if the P2 and S5 "firmness" is similar, I'd be very happy.
Hate the floating boat, soft ride alternative.
I've driven an RS5 but not an S5. I found the RS5 harsh -- overly so, so I imagine the S5 is probably pretty close.
 

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Appreciate this comment as I am awaiting a car with similar wheels.
The firmness of the ride seems to be a very consistent comment on every review I've seen and I'm uncertain how to interpret it. I come from an Audi S5 with 20 inch wheels, which is also considered a "firm" ride.
Honestly, if the P2 and S5 "firmness" is similar, I'd be very happy.
Hate the floating boat, soft ride alternative.
I am awaiting a non PP with 20" wheels (they are indeed the best looking...) and I will switch from an Audi A5 S-line with 19" wheels...
So I am very curious about the firmness...
I did a test drive with PP and that was similar to my Audi A5 in my opinion...
 

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I have the non-PP 20s, and its not particularly harsh. Better ride than the Audi S5 (on 19s) and BMW M4 (on 20s) I had previously.
 

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I have the non-PP 20s, and its not particularly harsh. Better ride than the Audi S5 (on 19s) and BMW M4 (on 20s) I had previously.
Really impressed with the replies, thanks. I loved my S5 and if the ride of the P2 on 20’s is similar, I’d be happy with the amount of “firm”
Most on topic information I’ve received in a forum yet.
 
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