Bring Back Style to Your Mercedes-Benz with ASA Type 8 Wheels

Although black, gray and machined finish have become popular wheel colors, they may not be the ideal match for your Mercedes-Benz. Chrome, especially on a black, navy blue or white Mercedes has a very proper look.While Mercedes' cars are built to last, even a meticulously maintained and detailed Benz may be lacking because of its pitted, scratched or peeling...  Read More

Got Fahrvergnügen?

Working at Tire Rack, I have the opportunity to talk to many customers and fellow drivers, including Volkswagen owners. With two VWs sitting in my garage, I share their enthusiasm for this particular brand. On a recent call with Paul from Baltimore, we were talking about the 16x7.5 ASA GT1 (Bright Silver Paint) wheels and 215/55ZR16 Continental...  Read More

ASA GT5 20" Wheels on my Infiniti G37

Our photo studio recently asked me if they could use my 2009 Infiniti G37X coupe to feature in our new Inside Track magazine publication. For the cover of the issue, they wanted to take a photo of my vehicle in our in-house photo studio with a set of 20" ASA GT5 Wheels. Needless to say, I said "yes!"  We have carried the ASA brand of wheels for over a decade...  Read More

Aftermarket Wheels and O.E. Center Caps

Aftermarket wheels designed to use the Original Equipment center cap are available at Tire Rack. Let the wheels from Bremmer Kraft, Breyton, ASA, Elbrus and O.Z. Racing give your vehicle that custom look while maintaining the factory edge. Take a look at a few options that will set your car apart from the rest: Bremmer Kraft BR05 Breyton Race GTS-R ASA Type 8 Mer...  Read More

Mercedes-Benz Rims

Aftermarket wheels designed to use the O.E. Mercedes-Benz center cap are available at Tire Rack. We offer Mercedes wheels from Bremmer Kraft, BE by Breyton, and ASA for your model. Bremmer Kraft BR05 BE by Breyton GTS-AV ASA Type 8 Use our website to match exact fitment, as some wheels may not be compatible with certain Mercedes-Benz models. Note: Click the...  Read More

How do I know which wheel has the best strength?

Wheel manufacturing methods take you into metallurgy and methods of casting and forging. This information can be very helpful in selecting the right wheels for their intended purpose.Steel Wheel Method: Stamped sheet steel Purpose: Simple winter and year-round driving in a touring driving style without aggressive drivingLimitations: Will not mount race tires...  Read More

Color Coordinate your BMW!

The ASA AR9 rim comes with colored spoke and carbon fiber inserts. Shown here is a 2009 BMW M3 with the carbon fiber inserts. These wheels also come with red and chrome inserts, so you can change the look of your car with ease! Now is a great time to think about upgrading your ride for 2011 with some new rims from Tire Rack!  Read More

Lost Center Caps?

This morning I received an email from a customer who had purchased Sport Edition F2 wheels for his 2003 Ford Windstar and needed some replacement center caps. A quick search online or a phone call and Tire Rack can get you what you need. Here's how the conversation went:   QuestionI bought a set of 16-inch Sport Edition F2 wheels with Yokohama tires. The...  Read More

Checkout the ASA AR1 wheel for your car today!

One of our most popular wheels has been the ASA AR1, available in diameters from 15" to 20" for many vehicles. The AR1 emulates the classic mesh style popular in Europe for Mercedes-Benz, BMW and other vehicles; however, this wheel is for BMW applications only. The wheel will accept Original Equipment center caps to give the wheel a "factory" appearance....  Read More

BMW Snow Tires and Rims Available at Tire Rack

Tire Rack has snow tires and rims to fit your BMW. Winter / snow tires from Michelin, Bridgestone, Pirelli, and others can be mounted on a variety of wheels including moda, RIAL and Sport Edition. All of these rims accept O.E. BMW center caps. Visit the Upgrade Garage for fitment and availability as some may not fit your BMW’s year and model. Click the...  Read More

BMW Rims to Accept O.E. Center Caps

Searching for the perfect look that still maintains the factory appearance? We have ASA Rims, Bremmer Kraft Rims, Rial Rims, and Sport Edition Rims that can be used and accept the O.E. center cap from your BMW.  Use our website tool for fitment and availability of each rim as some will not work depending on the year make and model BMW you have. Click the...  Read More

Custom Mercedes Rims Available at Tire Rack

Ever wanted to use your original Mercedes center cap on your new custom wheels? We have ASA Rims, Bremmer Kraft Rims, Rial Rims, Sport Edition Rims and moda Rims that can be used and accept the O.E. center cap of your Mercedes. Use our website tool to see exact fitment and availability of each rim as some may not work depending on the exact model...  Read More

Your New Wheel & Tire Owner's Manual

Whether you purchased ASA, BBS, O.Z., or any of the other wheel brands we represent and it's time to install your new tires and wheels, you more than likely have several questions and we have the answers! Let Tire Rack show you the way with our Tire & Wheel Owner's Manual available for download at www.tirerack.com. This manual covers Tire/Wheel...  Read More

The Devil is in the Details

Did you decide to get a new set of wheels for your toy? You know to dress her up a little. Well, it doesn't matter if you went with a big name like BBS or OZ Racing or went with something more budget friendly like an ASA or Verde style I know you want to get the most 'pop' out of your  purchase. So, here's a couple of easy tips to help you get the most...  Read More

What is "Plus Sizing" and what are the benefits?

Plus sizing is an option allowing drivers to customize the appearance and performance of their vehicle by mounting lower profile tires on larger diameter wheels. One-inch greater wheel diameter is referred to as plus-one, two inches is plus-two... and so on. Using a lower profile tire with a greater diameter rim allows the overall diameter to remain about...  Read More

Aftermarket Mercedes Wheels At Tire Rack

Want to give your Mercedes-Benz that custom look and still use your original Mercedes center caps? We have ASA Wheels, Bremmer Kraft Wheels, Rial WheelsSport Edition Wheels and moda Wheels that can be used and accept the O.E. center cap of your Mercedes. Check our website tool for exact fitment and availability of each wheel as some may not work...  Read More

Looking for BMW Wheels that accept the BMW Center Caps?

Want to give your BMW that custom look and still use your original BMW center caps?  We have ASA Wheels, Bremmer Kraft Wheels, Rial Wheels, and Sport Edition Wheels that can be used and accept the OE center cap of your BMW.  Check our website tool for exact fitment and availability of each wheel as some may not work depending on the exact model BMW.  Clic...  Read More

Consider ASA rims when outfitting your 2010 Audi S4.

The Audi S4 is pretty easy on the eyes, but if you upgrade to aftermarket wheels, it can be even more impressive—and who doesn't like to turn a few heads driving down the road?! We chose a set of ASA wheels for the 2010 above. ASA GT1 wheels, to be specific. At Tire Rack, we work with a lot of wheel manufacturers and ASA always comes through with...  Read More

BMW Wheels and More

Pretty cars need pretty wheels. Or, to take it from another perspective—high performance vehicles benefit from aftermarket wheels to enhance tire performance and handling. But still, they do make a car look really good. The 2009 135i Coupe below features 18" O.Z. Racing Allegerita HLT wheels in an anthracite finish. The following BMW wheels will look just...  Read More

ASA Wheels

  For the past 15 years, ASA Wheels have continually proven themselves to be aftermarket wheels of choice. Produced in Asia using the latest manufacturing processes, the ASA name stands for Artisan Spirited Alloy. And that's obviously a reflection of their exotic, elegant and exciting wheel designs. Tire Rack is fortunate to have a long-standing relationship...  Read More