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It’s no secret ModBargains CEO/Co-Founder Mike Brown is a huge fan of the LA Kings Hockey Team – when it’s gameday, odds are you’ll find Mike in a LA Kings jersey and on his way to the ice the moment he’s out of the office. We’re pretty sure that if you poked him with a fork, Mike would bleed black and silver. So when LA Kings Winger Tanner Pearson mentioned he was looking for a set of wheels for his C7 Audi A6, of course Mike jumped in to show Tanner and the Kings how we perform over here at ModAuto.

Audi-C7-A6-Tanner-Pearson_LA_KINGS-Avant_Garde_M510-1Getting the fitment right for his Audi A6 would be a bit tricky, so Mike erred on the side of caution, touching base with our friends at Avant Garde wheels to get two different fitment options on hand, just in case. Mike set Tanner up with a set of Avant Garde M510 wheels, which have an awesome split 5-spoke design that offers the “concave” look that’s so popular with today’s wheel fitments.

Audi-C7-A6-Tanner-Pearson_LA_KINGS-Avant_Garde_M510-2Tanner Pearson wanted a darker wheel, like black to contrast against the white of the car, but a straight up gloss wheel tends to scratch easily and be hard to care for, so a set of Matte Black Avant Garde M510 Wheels for Audi was an ideal pairing for the A6.

Audi-C7-A6-Tanner-Pearson_LA_KINGS-Avant_Garde_M510-15After some experimentation and test fitting, we went with a set of Avant Garde M510s in 20×10 ET25 both front and rear, wrapped in Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 Tires.
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Avant Garde M510 Matte Black 20×10 ET25 / Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 255/35-20

Check out this before-and-after comparison to see for yourself how different it looks. And yes, before you say it, we know it needs a drop.Audi-C7-A6-Tanner-Pearson_LA_KINGS-Avant_Garde_M510-before-after-side

Avant Garde M510 Matte Black 20×10 ET25 / Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 255/35-20

The matte black finish looks amazing on the car and offers a brilliant juxtaposition against the pearlescent white finish – a huge improvement over the icky stock wheels.

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Avant Garde M510 Matte Black 20×10 ET25 / Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 255/35-20

Even in the shade of the shop, the matte black still looks super clean – and ties in beautifully with the black of the tinted windows.

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Avant Garde M510 Matte Black 20×10 ET25 / Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 255/35-20

Here’s another angle. While the car’s not dropped yet, the wheels definitely change up the aesthetic quite a bit.

Audi-C7-A6-Tanner-Pearson_LA_KINGS-Avant_Garde_M510-22 Let’s take a look around the car from a few different angles so we can really get a feel for how the fitment looks.Audi-C7-A6-Tanner-Pearson_LA_KINGS-Avant_Garde_M510-24

Avant Garde M510 Matte Black 20×10 ET25 / Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 255/35-20

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Avant Garde M510 Matte Black 20×10 ET25 / Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 255/35-20

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Avant Garde M510 Matte Black 20×10 ET25 / Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 255/35-20

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Avant Garde M510 Matte Black 20×10 ET25 / Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 255/35-20


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Avant Garde M510 Matte Black 20×10 ET25 / Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 255/35-20

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Avant Garde M510 Matte Black 20×10 ET25 / Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 255/35-20

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Avant Garde M510 Matte Black 20×10 ET25 / Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 255/35-20

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Let’s take another look at the dramatic before-and-after  – it’s amazing the difference JUST a set of wheels can make!Audi-C7-A6-Tanner-Pearson_LA_KINGS-Avant_Garde_M510-before-after-front34 Audi-C7-A6-Tanner-Pearson_LA_KINGS-Avant_Garde_M510-before-after-rear34From both front and rear profiles, the Avant Garde wheels look awesome on the A6.
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Of course, when you fit a car with a nice set of wheels, it’s important to drop the car too for it to look its best, so Mike and Tanner plan to lower the Audi A6 next to complete the look.

We hope you enjoyed the photos and the recap – Go Kings Go! (If you root for another team we won’t hold it against you) Thanks to Tanner Pearson for choosing us and for his great work on the LA Kings.

That’s all for now, we’ll be sure to update you when we lower Tanner’s A6 in the very near future (Check out the rendering below of what we think it’ll look like – we are STOKED to see it in real life!).

Audi-C7-A6-Tanner-Pearson_LA_KINGS-Avant_Garde_M510-lowered-renderingThanks for joining us, see you next time!

Let us show you what we can do for your car like we did for Tanner, Talk to our team of Mod Experts – chat live at ModBargains.com or even ask Cofounder Mike himself by calling us at 714-582-3330 or stop by the ModAuto showroom in La Habra, CA on Lambert Rd/Harbor any day during business hours to consult a Mod Expert in person.

Story & Photos Nick Gregson

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