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This is our 2012 Tornado Red Beetle, Ruby.
My wife and I bought it "previously loved" and it came with 16's on it. I'm not of these wheels so I'm going to try and find some 17's; possibly something in a 5 spoke. Let's see what you guys have on yours.

 

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Dang that looks really sharp. I think the factory 18's are pretty close to what I'm looking for.
 

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Search out some colored plasti dip. Try out some variations first and then paint or powder coat. If you don't like the plasti, just peel it off. If you do you may just leave it that way.
 

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Hopefully this will be the last photo shoot before we get some new wheels.

By the way.... love the photos you guys are posting. Hope to see some more for inspiration.

 

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New 17s

We headed over to the eastern side of the state to Steve Hahn VW in Yakima, WA. They had 2 pallets of 17" take offs for $695 per set (wheels and tires).

They have less than 10 miles on them and for that price it was way too good to pass up. So, not the ultimate set of wheels for our Beetle, but too darn good of a deal to pass up.


On Hwy 12 (White Pass) overlooking Mt Rainier



At the Vintiques Car Show in Yakima, Wa at the SunDome.



Compared to the 16's we had, this was a nice upgrade.

 

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Was gonna say yours didn't look bad, then realized they were hubcaps. Nice upgrade! Those wheels look nice on your car.
 

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Wow @archiebug, I love those wheels! I wanted to have mine with them but my Beetle was built to someone elses order...

...with these:



They are better than some other wheels, but definitely not my first choice for a Beetle. Or second. Or even third. Maybe fourth.
I'll have to find a way to get me a set of those retros. :)
 

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RedLeader, those new 17" alloys look great! What a nice upgrade and quite the score for the price (and from the dealer, no less!). Awesome. I like the look of those 5-spoke wheels, not sure what model they were originally on - maybe a Jetta?
 

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My new 2013 Sport.

My new Sport, with 19" Tornado's in White. I didn't order the car like this, it was a brand new pre reg dealer car. Would of prefered the black wheels, but the white ones look real nice on the white car. :D

 

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Euro model I assume?

Chrome trim under windows and twin exhaust on one side, rear bumper sensors all items not on US turbos

Also haven't seen the all silver tornados before

Looks good!
 
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