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Detroit: 1; Chevrolet C8 Corvette: 0

For those keeping score, Detroit currently leads the 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette by one point to zilch, due to the fact that a street-parked, mid-engine ‘Vette just had its wheels stolen. That makes Michigan’s overall score over the Corvette two-nothing, as the first point was scored by snow. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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GM Design Boss Predicts A Future Hellscape Filled With ’24- And 26-Inch Wheels’

The big-wheel trend is real. It seems as though with each year that goes by, bigger and bigger wheels aren’t just offered as options anymore, they’ve become the standard. And it doesn’t really seem like that’s going to stop, either. Not if General Motors vice president of global design Michael Simcoe’s prediction…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The IIHS Crash Test Ramming Car Has Pretty Sweet Rims

I was just thinking about how nice a set of basketweave-style wheels would look on my 1984 Nissan 300ZX when I found myself watching the 2019 Mazda3 crash test, and realized: “Hey, the deathcart-thing that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety uses as a battering ram has them!”Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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AC Schnitzer Type II Wheels Are The Definitive Late 1990s BMW Style 

You probably know the German BMW tuning firm AC Schnitzer for building complete vehicles, or perhaps for its exhausts. The company even built a 424-horsepower diesel Z4 at one point, which is weird, cool, and good. But you may not know the company for its series of low-production lightweight wheels. They have made…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This Belgian Custom Shop Is Making One-Off Wheel Fans, And They’re Absolutely Ace

D-lng Designs in Belgium is custom-crafting brand new sets of custom one-off wheel fans, and I could not be more hyped for it. This is the kind of throwback style that automotive enthusiasts are clamoring for right now, and I absolutely need a set for every car I own. I’ve long believed that the right […]

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Why Did Nobody Tell Me Compomotive Still Makes All My Favorite Old Rally And Racing Wheels?

I am a huge fan of all the old cool wheels you’d see on rally cars and touring cars racing from the ‘70s through the ‘90s, and I just assumed that they we all out of production, like all the BMW E30s in heaven right now. I was extremely wrong!Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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BMW Wheels Vs. AMG Wheels: Which Are Better And Which Have The Deeper Catalog?

One thing I always have liked about BMWs is that you can always find them on remarkably cool wheels stock. It makes them all the more appealing when you see them for sale 20 years after they came off the showroom floor and whoa excuse me nevermind look at those AMG five spokes those are […]

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