Electric Corvette Gets Carbon Fiber Wheels

The company that makes the electric Corvette has made the decision to use carbon fiber wheels. The wheels are made to reduce noise and and vibration. They are also lighter than other tires. 

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Key Takeaways:

1. The electric Corvette has made the decision to use carbon fiber wheels. 

2. Carbon Revolution is supplying the carbon fiber tires.

3. The electric Corvette will cost $750,000 and only 75 of them will be built.

Quote: "The wheels bring significant weight savings, thus helping to reduce unsprung mass. They also help to reduce noise, vibration and harshness levels due to the natural damping properties of carbon fiber." (Vijayenthiran, 2017)

Link to article: http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1109448_genovation-to-fit-carbon-fiber-wheels-to-electric-corvette