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Flat tire- Run flat tires?
I took delivery of my Model S last March and I love it so far, it has been fantastic! Unfortunately I had a flat tire yesterday, and the Tesla roadside assistance was excellent in general. They came with a spare wheel and swapped out my wheel, took it to the nearest service center and the service center has replaced the tire. Tomorrow a Tesla service valet is bringing the tire to my house to install it with the new tire and take back the loaner wheel/tire. Talk about service.
The only complaint I have on the roadside assistance is they quoted to be there in an hour or less, then after 50 minutes they called and said it would be more like 90 minutes until they arrive (another 40 minutes). I had a meeting to get to and this was frustrating. They handled it well and sent an Uber that they paid for to get me to my meeting.
One question I have: Why don't Teslas have run flat tires? Given there is no spare tire in the car this would make a lot of sense I think. I am not very familiar with run flat tires but the service station I spoke to while I was waiting for roadside assistance said many high end cars now have run flat tires.