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  1. I haven't noticed a difference in comfort, and the suspensions are set up for the standard 18/19 as well as the heavier 19/20, so I guess that wouldn't make much of a difference on the car's behavior. If you want exact weight savings on 18/19, ask Danilo Moroni from PB Racing, he answered my questions.

    The only other picture I have for the time is this rather crappy one, I'll make some more asap.

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    About the performance, I didn't mean the car was actually faster, but it's more immediate at the moment you put your foot down.

  2. For those who could be interested, I fitted a set of 19/20" PB Racing wheels on my S IPS '12.

    They look very good in matte black, especially on an Aspen white Evora.

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    The best thing is they are lightweight compared to diamond cuts and I can really feel it (-3kg per front rim and -1.8kg per back rim). I'd lost a bit of road feel when trading my LE for this S IPS, and it's back!

    The car feels more lively, the acceleration a bit more immediate. I'm very satisfied.

  3. Oh no! Sorry mate...

    The realignment can be dony by your dealer, but it is quite a tedious process. The adjustments are very sensible and it may take a few tries to get it right.

    One problem is, that thecorrect alignment should be measured when the car is settled properly, whilst it is almost impossible to reach the adjustments while it is (unless your dealer has a well).

    Certainly nothing for a time pressed sloppy mechanic :no

    My dealer spent two hours doing the alignment...

  4. On full auto mode, driving it gently on long journeys I get 25+ mpg from my MY2012 S IPS. The board computer revealed itself pessimistic (!) when I checked the real range.

    One thing to note is that from the factory, the wheel alignment was catastrophic, and after having it redone properly, the fuel consumption dropped. And I mean dropped. Perhaps by 15 to 20%...

  5. Here we go!

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    I'll try to polish the little damage on one of the rears, that should make the little white marks disappear.

    Well done ! These wheels (PB Racing) are amazing. Quite lighter than the oem (even the forged ones in 18/19), and they look/fit better on the car.

    What size and color?

    ;)

    Thanks!

    I've sent an enquiry for 19/20 matte black wheels, I should get an answer for the pricing with Michelin Supersports and shipping next week...

    The stock diamond cut are beautiful but I wanted black wheels. Diamond gloss black are too expensive when new (7000+ euros with tyres), and no offer for used ones... PB racing wheels will do the job just fine ;-)

  6. The ride is absolutely magical.

    The looks are incredible: yesterday a guy in a Ferrari California stopped to take à picture of my car...

    It has a soul, even if sometimes it means being à b**tch... I've had lots of problems during my first year of ownership, but when I watched it go that was very painful. My first true driver's car.

    Now, owning a Porsche instead? No, thanks.

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