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After Careful Consideration, The Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport Wheels Are Good

I initially dismissed the Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport when it debuted earlier this month, ignoring the idea of a Chiron (a very fast car) made marginally faster. However, after careful study and deliberation, I am happy to announce that the wheels specially designed for this car are good. I defy you to look at them […]

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NASCAR Is Officially Moving To A Centerlocking Wheel Design For Its Next Gen Car

NASCAR has been testing an 18-inch alloy wheel combination on the Next Gen prototype for a few months now, and Monday series officials announced that the 2021 Cup Series cars would officially be running a center-locking single lug setup. This marks the end of an era in which NASCAR has been defined by 15" steel […]

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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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