2013 Porsche 911: Protecting the 20s
August 28, 2013
Is there anything worse than curbing a gleaming new wheel? In the grand scheme of things, yes, there are many. But confine the circumstances to driving and parking a valuable sports car and the wheel damage issue is always there.
As you can see, it's not an issue with our 2013 Porsche 911. Despite the big 20-inch wheels and 30/35 series tires, it would be pretty hard to curb these wheels thanks to the shape of the sidewall. It sticks out far enough to protect even the most ham-fisted parking maneuvers and does so without looking the slightest bit awkward from afar. I always adjust my mirrors so I can see the rear wheels when I park on the curb to avoid any nicks, but it's nice to know there's some room for error.
Ed Hellwig, Executive Editor @ 16,100 miles