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<IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/resources/gallery/cars/02_xc90/large/25.jpg"> <P>They're different from most of the pix I've seen so far, which show these wheels:<BR> <IMG SRC="http://prpictures.vcc.volvo.se/lowres/P01_6710.JPG"> <P>I'd hazard a guess that in the first pic those are the 16" wheels (tires have a higher sidewall) while in the send pic they could be either the 17" Neptunes or the 18" Atlantis.<BR>Anyone know?<BR>Thanks. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by blujeep:<BR><B> <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/resources/gallery/cars/02_xc90/large/25.jpg"> <P>They're different from most of the pix I've seen so far, which show these wheels:<BR> <IMG SRC="http://prpictures.vcc.volvo.se/lowres/P01_6710.JPG"> <P>I'd hazard a guess that in the first pic those are the 16" wheels (tires have a higher sidewall) while in the send pic they could be either the 17" Neptunes or the 18" Atlantis.<BR>Anyone know?<BR>Thanks. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><BR>They are the standard 16" alloys for the Xc90 2.5T. They are either called POSEIDON or AQUARIUS. I am not sure yet although AQUARIUS kinda stick in my mind.<P><BR>Yannis<P><P>
 

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Wow, thanks for the quick reply. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>How about the larger wheels in the 2nd pic? are they the 17" or the 18", do you know?<BR>Also, do you know what sizes the corresponding tires will be?<BR>Thanks in advance! <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by blujeep:<BR><B>Wow, thanks for the quick reply. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>How about the larger wheels in the 2nd pic? are they the 17" or the 18", do you know?<BR>Also, do you know what sizes the corresponding tires will be?<BR>Thanks in advance! <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I believe the first picture is of the six spoke 17" wheels called Neptune and the second picture is of the 18" wheels called Atlantis. At least that's what the UK XC90 site says.<P>Oh, and the tire sizes and types can be found in this thread:<BR> <A HREF="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/Forum27/HTML/000049.html" TARGET=_blank>http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/Forum27/HTML/000049.html</A> <P>Pat<P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Iceman:<BR><B> I believe the first picture is of the six spoke 17" wheels called Neptune and the second picture is of the 18" wheels called Atlantis. At least that's what the UK XC90 site says.<P>Oh, and the tire sizes and types can be found in this thread:<BR> <A HREF="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/Forum27/HTML/000049.html" TARGET=_blank>http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/Forum27/HTML/000049.html</A> <P>Pat<P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Pat,<P>I humbly admit that you are 100% correct! <IMG SRC="http://www.stopstart.btinternet.co.uk/sm/notworthy.gif"> <P>Well, I will get the XC90 info straightened out, eventually! Still learning! <IMG SRC="http://www.stopstart.fsnet.co.uk/smilie/peepwall.gif"> <P>Yannis<P>
 

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Thanks alot, guys, for the responses.<BR>& Iceman, thanks for pointing me in the direction of the UK site. Very informative.<BR>I didn't get a chance to browse the entire site but hopefully there will be info about the tire sizes as well.<BR> <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by blujeep:<BR><B>Thanks alot, guys, for the responses.<BR>& Iceman, thanks for pointing me in the direction of the UK site. Very informative.<BR>I didn't get a chance to browse the entire site but hopefully there will be info about the tire sizes as well.<BR> <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>In Sweden (possibly in Europe as well) the dimension are as follows:<P>225/70/16<BR>235/65/17<BR>235/60/18<P>And (Sweden also) the car will be delivered with summer tires, not M+S Scorpions or similar that has appeared on some pictures and pre-production vehicles.<P>May be different on other markets.<P>I've seen (and sat in) the car on numerous occations and it looks really good with 17 or 18" rims.<P>Now I just need Volvo to give me a date for delivery <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/wink.gif">
 

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Thanks for the info. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><BR>Hmm, those numbers sound odd to me tho…they don’t equate with each other…<P>If the <B>235/65/17</B> is correct (& I just read that in the latest issue of Automobile Magazine, so that number sounds good) then in order to keep the same outside overall wheel diameter, the 16” tire should be <B>225/75/16</B> & the 18” tire should be either <B>235/55/18</B> or <B>255/50/18</B>. That’s assuming I did my “Plus 1 & Plus 2” calculations correctly. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><BR>Looking at the pix, the tires in some of them look very wide & very low, so I’m thinking that the <B>255/50/18</B> size is correct.<BR>Anyone else have any thoughts on this?<P><P>
 

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Blu Jeep: your numbers are fairly close. The 16" tire is about right on, assuming the 17" tire as the base line. For the 18" it looks like a 255/55/18 would be an exact match, giving the same 29" diameter. A very useful tool, in a discussion such as this, can be found at <A HREF="http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html" TARGET=_blank>http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html</A> <BR>it's a tire size calculator, that allows comparison of various sizes against a baseline tire, and gives diameters and rolling circumference, and revs per mile.<BR><P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by GrecianVolvo:<BR><B> Pat,<P>I humbly admit that you are 100% correct! <IMG SRC="http://www.stopstart.btinternet.co.uk/sm/notworthy.gif"> <P>Well, I will get the XC90 info straightened out, eventually! Still learning! <IMG SRC="http://www.stopstart.fsnet.co.uk/smilie/peepwall.gif"> <P>Yannis<P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Yannis, the preliminary option and specification sheet I saw for Canada didn't even have the pictures of the wheels in the document. It just had a round gray blank circle with the names of the wheels below it but no picture.<P>The only place I've seen the actual wheels is the UK XC90 site and for some reason they've removed the picture of the 16" wheels. I believe those were 7 spoke similar to the 17" Neptune's.<P>Pat<P>
 

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<B>Poseidon 7x16</B><BR> <IMG SRC="http://sc2.vcc.m.volvocars.se/bilder/pp/xc90/exterior/rims/w220_121.jpg"> <P><B>Neptune 7x17</B><BR> <IMG SRC="http://sc2.vcc.m.volvocars.se/bilder/pp/xc90/exterior/rims/w220_120.jpg"> <P><B>Aquarius 7.5x17</B><BR> <IMG SRC="http://sc2.vcc.m.volvocars.se/bilder/pp/xc90/exterior/rims/w220_119.jpg"> <P><B>Atlantis 7x18</B><BR> <IMG SRC="http://sc2.vcc.m.volvocars.se/bilder/pp/xc90/exterior/rims/w220_118.jpg"> <P>-Drew
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by InDy:<BR><B><BR>Neptune 7x17</B><BR> <IMG SRC="http://sc2.vcc.m.volvocars.se/bilder/pp/xc90/exterior/rims/w220_120.jpg"> <P><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>YO!!!!!!!!! I was not crazy afterall!!! Holy schmolly!!! <IMG SRC="http://www.stopstart.fsnet.co.uk/smilie/arms.gif"> <P>Yannis<BR><P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by blujeep:<BR><B>Thanks for the info. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><BR>Hmm, those numbers sound odd to me tho…they don’t equate with each other…<BR></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I know that it doesn't make perfect sense with these figures. I've tried to get some details from my dealer, but they just keep refering to the figures in the printed broschure...<BR>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by InDy:<P><B>Atlantis 7x18</B><BR> <IMG SRC="http://sc2.vcc.m.volvocars.se/bilder/pp/xc90/exterior/rims/w220_118.jpg"> <P>-Drew[/B]<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><BR>mmm those are sexy!<BR><P>
 

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Hey Kullenberg - thanks for confirming some of my numbers & thanks for that link - I bookmarked it! <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><P>& thanks to you too Indy - great pix of the diff wheels! THey all look cool, but I think I'm liking thes one the best:<BR> <IMG SRC="http://sc2.vcc.m.volvocars.se/bilder/pp/xc90/exterior/rims/w220_120.jpg"> <P> <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>
 

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On the subject of wheels and other options, try this link; <A HREF="http://volvoxc90.vcc.volvocars.se/frameset.asp" TARGET=_blank>http://volvoxc90.vcc.volvocars.se/frameset.asp</A> <BR>It is to Volvo's Swedish site; it's slow! Click on explore, then the 3D symbol- this will allow changing the color,wheels and lets you rotate the vehicle. I think this has been posted before, but the site is good enough, that it bears repeating.<P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Kaizai:<BR><B> <BR>mmm those are sexy!<P><BR></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I agree that this is the best set for the XC90, as far as I am concerned. But...sexy? Hmmm...I have never been attracted to a piece of metal! <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/tongue.gif"><P>Yannis<P>
 

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This is the best looking XC90 IMHO. It is a Nautic Blue Pearl T6 with <B>Atlantis</B> wheels. This is <I>exactly</I> what I would get if I was ordering. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"> <P> <IMG SRC="http://sc2.vcc.m.volvocars.se/bilder/pp/xc90/gallery/800x600/xc90_w220_8.jpg"> <P>-Drew
 

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Wow, that <B>is</B> nice! Very similar color to my Grand Cherokee.<BR>Do you like the cladding, tho? I'm not sure about it yet, I'd have to see it in person...I think I like the cleaner look of the 'regular' version better. But I've been known to change my mind... <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"> And are those running boards or rock rails (sliders)?? They don't seem to stick out far enuff to stand on, but they do look cool! <P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by InDy:<BR><B>This is the best looking XC90 IMHO. It is a Nautic Blue Pearl T6 with Atlantis</B> wheels. This is <I>exactly</I> what I would get if I was ordering. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"> <P> <IMG SRC="http://sc2.vcc.m.volvocars.se/bilder/pp/xc90/gallery/800x600/xc90_w220_8.jpg"> <P>-Drew <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I agree 100%....I have e-mailed this picture to so many customers and potential customers, it is not even funny! But I have only been allocated THREE Nautic Blue XC90s, so far... <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/frown.gif"> I am hoping for more Nautic Blues.<P>Yannis<P><P>
 
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