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For me, I think it's going to be the wheels. I might step down to the 20" just for comfort. My Model Y has 20" Inductions and it's rough, the 22" wheels scare me. I really hope they nail the suspension.
 

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I made the switch @HotIce mentioned once I caught on that the 20" wheels look better (my opinion) without the aero covers. Just want the better ride & range. I'll evaluate paint choices if I can before the order is locked.
 
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I am with you on the wheels. I may yet revert to 20" wheels to grab the extra range. OTOH, we are most definitely paying for the bigger wheels in the One price so I am reluctant to give back something I paid for :)
 
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I prefer the 20" over the 22" for efficiency, comfort, pothole damage avoidance and cost of tire replacement but it's hard passing on the 22" as I feel I am leaving money on the table. I am going with the 20" but tempted to go with the 22" and later do a "trade & cash" with someone who got the 20" on one of the other lines.
 
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I prefer the 20" over the 22" for efficiency, comfort, pothole damage avoidance and cost of tire replacement but it's hard passing on the 22" as I feel I am leaving money on the table. I am going with the 20" but tempted to go with the 22" and later do a "trade & cash" with someone who got the 20" on one of the other lines.
That's my feeling too. If I'm not happy with the efficiency I could probably easily sell the wheels under whatever Fisker will charge for the upgrade (2000?, 2500?). Then I could go third party. Wheels are a non-issue to me since they are easily replaced.
 

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I hear everyone on feeling like you are leaving money on the table, but I look at it as if it were a sunk cost. From this point forward, assuming I get possession of the car, the 20's are a better choice for future cash outflows (range & also at this point replacement tires) and other comfort/ride factors. I don't love the current rims on the 20's but they are not so bad with the aero cover off. It should come off, right?!
 

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I hear everyone on feeling like you are leaving money on the table, but I look at it as if it were a sunk cost. From this point forward, assuming I get possession of the car, the 20's are a better choice for future cash outflows (range & also at this point replacement tires) and other comfort/ride factors. I don't love the current rims on the 20's but they are not so bad with the aero cover off. It should come off, right?!
I don't know if you can compare wheels sizes on different vehicles. My Volvo has 21" wheels and it rides very smooth. My Tesla with 18", not so much. Wheels combined with the specific suspension characteristics make the difference.

Yes, a lot of companies are starting to offer wheels with aero covers for better efficiency. They pop right off. Tesla, Rivian, etc.

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I agree with the sentiment regarding the rims. I went with the black 22" F5 AirGliders myself and would consider switching if future specifications show significant difference in range. But for me it's the color. I choose Mariana but keep thinking about Blue Planet. Such a cool color! At least we have a little time before the final order goes in...
 

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I agree with the sentiment regarding the rims. I went with the black 22" F5 AirGliders myself and would consider switching if future specifications show significant difference in range. But for me it's the color. I choose Mariana but keep thinking about Blue Planet. Such a cool color! At least we have a little time before the final order goes in...
I am holding out for the orange or green!
 
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I don't know if you can compare wheels sizes on different vehicles. My Volvo has 21" wheels and it rides very smooth. My Tesla with 18", not so much. Wheels combined with the specific suspension characteristics make the difference.

Yes, a lot of companies are starting to offer wheels with aero covers for better efficiency. They pop right off. Tesla, Rivian, etc.

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So, apparently, our first gen suspension is really rough but I drove a 22” MY Performance with the 21’s and it was so much more composed compared to my 21 Y LR with 20” Inductions. The suspension on my Y feels like an after thought but not so much on the newer models. I am hoping that the Ocean has adaptive dampers at least. That should help things out.
 

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I agree with the sentiment regarding the rims. I went with the black 22" F5 AirGliders myself and would consider switching if future specifications show significant difference in range. But for me it's the color. I choose Mariana but keep thinking about Blue Planet. Such a cool color! At least we have a little time before the final order goes in...
Blue Planet adds 100hp. It’s the fastest color. 😎
 

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Despite the rims being 2 inches larger the sidewall is only 1/2 an inch smaller. The entire diameter is 1 inch larger on the 22" wheel. It will probabaly make a small difference to comfort going from 20 to 22, but not that much. I would probabaly go with the 22" if I had selected a One, unless the stats come out and range is much worse, like 10% drop or more. Even then, you could always resell them and get a nice set of 20s.
 

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Despite the rims being 2 inches larger the sidewall is only 1/2 an inch smaller. The entire diameter is 1 inch larger on the 22" wheel. It will probabaly make a small difference to comfort going from 20 to 22, but not that much. I would probabaly go with the 22" if I had selected a One, unless the stats come out and range is much worse, like 10% drop or more. Even then, you could always resell them and get a nice set of 20s.
Good news is the Ocean will have adjustable suspension on Ultra trim and up. Keeping the 22's. Also, the very last page has legroom info.

One/Extreme also come with sequential exterior lighting. I'm getting more and more excited.
 

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Good news is the Ocean will have adjustable suspension on Ultra trim and up. Keeping the 22's. Also, the very last page has legroom info.
Where are you seeing this, Hotlce? I scoured the press release and it does not mention an adjustable suspension:
 

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Interesting. I am surprised that is not mentioned in the more recent press kit. I wonder if that is just referring to the normal adjustments you can make to McPherson struts. These would be manual adjustments you have to get under the car for.
That's a good point. My instant thought went adjustable dampers. I think I am going to shoot Fisker a message...
 

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That's a good point. My instant thought went adjustable dampers. I think I am going to shoot Fisker a message...
Right but that instantly make me think about how impossible it will be to get to the top of the front suspension. The back, maybe through a panel in the cargo department. They would have to be motorized adjustable and that is both expensive and has not been talked about.
 
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