Alloy spare wheels

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When I opened the boot of Red Bull I thought beaut; she's one of the few with an alloy spare. But alas:



It pays to look closely, as in an emergency it could've ended up on the car as a road wheel. Instead it's headed straight for the bin....



Well the tyre wasn't any good for the car anyway, with a horrible tread pattern that'd probably be very noisy:


Obviously from NZ and not complying with the Australian Standards:


It's too narrow at only 205mm (it should be a 215). And an insufficient load rating of only 95, instead of the minimum 97. With a speed rating of only S (180kmh) it doesn't come close:

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Spare tyre is a shocker Mark!

Alloy wheel in poor shape as well by the looks of it.
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