Could you post a link to the discussion? I seem to have missed it completely.
Possibly less with stickier tires.
My instincts tell me to say he's ruined it, and that it's hideous, but I can't. It's awesome.
I dunno what the fuss is about with his driving. Looks like the car is quite capable and he's staying under the limit with nary a peep from the tires. If something came up he'd probably be able to stop it just fine.