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  1. 1. Which factory tyres did your 8R come with?

    • 18s - Bridgestone S005
      8
    • 18s - Hankook Ventus S1 Evo3
      0
    • 18s - Goodyear Eagle F1 Supersport
      7
    • 19s non PP - Bridgestone S005
      7
    • 19s non PP - Hankook Ventus S1 Evo3
      2
    • 19s non PP - Goodyear Eagle F1 Supersport
      1
    • 19s PP - Bridgestone S005
      6
    • 19s PP - Hankook Ventus S1 Evo3
      4
    • 19s PP - Goodyear Eagle F1 Supersport
      4
    • 18s - other
      0
    • 19s non PP - other
      0
    • 19s PP - other
      0


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Did anyone get a spare tyre or space saver donut with the car ?
Did any of you try to fit one aftermarket ?

I heard a rumor it comes with it in Australia, but have no way to verify, and in Europe I couldn’t even spec it as a paid option.

Not sure why, but I feel very uneasy riding a car with no spare.


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Very good tyre test here of 14 tyres. Mentioned it here as he is testing on a Golf GTI 🙂   Interesting to see he is testing 2 of the tyres fitted to the R. Seems the Bridgestone S005 doesnt

I’ve taken the liberty of adding a poll.     @speedjunkie I hope you don’t mind me adding to your thread. 😊   Can anyone that’s already posted theirs please add to the poll if you get ch

Mine came with Goodyear Eagle F1 Supersport. Was expecting bridgestones!

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2 hours ago, AHG said:

Did anyone get a spare tyre or space saver donut with the car ?
Did any of you try to fit one aftermarket ?

I heard a rumor it comes with it in Australia, but have no way to verify, and in Europe I couldn’t even spec it as a paid option.

Not sure why, but I feel very uneasy riding a car with no spare.


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No no option to spec a spacesaver in UK or Europe.  Just the repair kit and compressor supplied in the boot pocket.  However a forum member has fitted one in their car (they don’t have HK though).  A recent discussion and pics here

 

https://www.vwroc.com/forums/topic/38731-what-have-you-bought-for-your-8r/?do=findComment&comment=590141

 

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