Set Your Tesla Apart with 21" BBS Wheels

I spend much of my time pining for the launch of the Model 3 and being supremely jealous of Model S owners. A technological marvel that is sophisticated and stylish, the Model S is difficult to improve upon. Difficult, but not impossible. Aftermarket wheels are a great way to set your Tesla apart from the others without ruining its understated good looks....  Read More

Lightweight Wheels for Your Nissan GT-R

20" wheels are heavy. As we know, weight is the enemy of performance and it is especially marked in the form of unsprung weight. Unsprung weight is everything not supported by your vehicle's suspension like your wheels, tires and brakes. Decreasing unsprung weight will make your vehicle brake, corner and accelerate more efficiently. Opinions vary, but a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2

Ive previously installed 245/45-285/30 bfg kdw2 on my Ls6 swapped E36/5 compact and the grip was subpar for the money and they were very noisey on different road surfaces. Installed a set of 205/45/17 comp2s on a set of 17x8 bbs track wheels, slightly stretched but overall squared up. The level of the grip from the 205 surpassed the 285s without a doubt and...  Read More

BBS SR vs. All-New O.Z. Racing Omnia

Not long ago, BBS released a lower priced option with their SR wheel. Rather than lower the quality, BBS kept costs low by offering just a few select sizes and simple finishes. The results were phenomenal for drivers as they got a great deal on a high quality wheel at a low cost compared to similar European-made wheels. If you aren't familiar with the BBS...  Read More

O.Z. Racing's Newest Wheels

While the calendar may not say it's officially winter, winter conditions have arrived. For many of us, that means one thing: summer is already on our mind! You're probably dreaming about what summer tires and wheels to put on your vehicle. Take a look at the new offerings from O.Z. Racing as they've really set the bar high and will compliment your vehicle...  Read More

New Finish Now Available for Value-Priced BBS SR

With over thirty years of experience, BBS produces some of the highest quality motorsport and street wheels on the market. BBS wheels are famous for their robust designs and lighter weight for increased performance on high-performance vehicles.   While the cost of engineering, designing and testing a BBS wheel does translate into a more expensive wheel...  Read More

Are Sport Edition Wheels Good?

Yes! They may not equal the high style and lightweight of the more expensive wheel lines like BBS, O.Z. Racing and Enkei Racing Series, but for many drivers, the Sport Edition wheels are a great lower cost option. Sport Edition offers aluminum alloy wheels that have durable painted with clearcoat finishes offered in a variety of colors and styles.   One...  Read More

Winter 2014/2015: Detailed Updates for E9X M3

If you are looking for a Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package for your M3 this year, take a look at the latest information on what is available this year: Sport Edition A7 wheels are available in both black and silver. It's still the go-to wheel for a practical winter package. They are a direct fit with no spacer. They will even use the original bolts and can...  Read More

Winter Tires for Volkswagen Jetta

As Volkswagen continues to gain momentum in the North America market, winter / snow tire selection for these vehicles has become a very hot topic. We often get the question, "What winter tire should I install on my VW?" My family vehicle is a VW Jetta TDI, and living in Northern Indiana, I need to be prepared for ice, snow and all of the fun that comes with...  Read More

High Quality and a Value Price with the BBS SR

BBS' name is world renowned for making high-quality wheels. With years of success in motorsports, BBS is dedicated to pursuing the highest level of technology and then applying this experience to the street. BBS SR Anthracite Painted BBS SR Machined with Matte Graphite Accent The SR is one of their newest and most affordable cast aluminum monobloc wheels,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop Winter Maxx

We bought two sets of these (see comments about our '11 Jetta...literally the same experience as these). Wolfy has 124K on the odometer and is well maintained by my son and I. Although we'e from the Chicago metro area, this vehicle is currently residing in Brookings SD (Go Blizzard!). We had originally installed Michelin Pilot Exalto A/S tyres on the OE BBS...  Read More

Introducing the New Cost-Effective BBS SR!

BBS is considered one of the leaders in wheel manufacturing and engineering technology. They are dedicated to pursuing the highest level of technology possible and then applying this experience to the street.With the release of their new SR, BBS is creating quite a buzz with this new wheel. Featuring an anthracite painted finish, the wheel looks great and is...  Read More

Upgrade the Look of Your Ford Mustang with Ford Racing Wheels from Tire Rack

The quickest and easiest way to upgrade the look of your Mustang is to swap your factory wheels to an upgraded option from Ford Racing. Authentic Ford Racing wheels are developed by the Special Vehicle Team (SVT), which was founded in 1991 when Ford saw the need to investigate niche vehicle opportunities. The SVT division has continued with a strong...  Read More

BBS Quality Alloy Wheels

BBS is a long-standing motorsport legend in wheel production. Since 1972, they've been one of the industry leaders in style and are very innovative in the aluminum wheel construction process. Some of their most notable motorsport victories include the 1979 24 Hours of LeMans, which they went on to win multiple times. They also won the 24 Hours of Daytona,...  Read More

Make Your Tiguan a Star with the Right Wheels

Is the Golf too small and the Toureg too big for your liking? Many VW drivers have found the Tiguan to be just right. If you're looking for a compact SUV with decent handling, the Tiguan's a great option. Are you an owner of this vehicle, but not enthralled with the wheels? Well, maybe it's time for a wheel makeover. We've set up our Upgrade Garage so you...  Read More

Completing Your Golf R - Summer Tires for the 2012 Golf R

About a month ago we had the opportunity to test drive the 2012 VW GTI on the Tire Rack test track. This is one really nice car! Maybe someday we'll get to test the best amongst all Golfs in my opinion: the 2012 VW Golf R. VW has gotten a lot of things right with the 2012 Golf R. First of all, the vehicle is only available with a 6-speed transmission. Next,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta AST

These tires were on my car and slightly used when I purchased it a year ago. About 12,000+ miles I've added. Dry traction is very good. My 95M Miata handles extremely well with these. Dry traction is very good. These tires loosen up quite a bit when wet. Actually just loose enough to make wet road driving alot of fun at about the speed limit on spirited...  Read More

Enkei Racing PF01 Wheels. Thanks to MAT!

Last April, I discussed putting new wheels on my vehicle. After making my decision and driving the new setup for some time, I'm quite pleased with my selection.  I went with the Enkei Racing PF01 for several reasons. First, is the brand's reputation. Several F1 teams, including the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team use them. For many SCCA and NASA members,...  Read More

Wheel Options Already Available for Fiat 500

For the first time in decades, Fiat has launched a hot new hatch for use in the States. The Fiat 500 and its various trim levels have hit select dealerships across the country and are already receiving aftermarket support.Manufacturers such as BBS, Enkei, and O.Z. are supplying large amounts of aftermarket wheels that Tire Rack offers as guaranteed fitments....  Read More

HRE Wheels: Now Available at Tire Rack

Spring is a great time for wheels. People are taking their fun cars out of storage, and taking the winter wheel and tire packages off of their daily drivers. Many wheel manufacturers introduce new designs, and Tire Rack often adds new brands to our line around this time of year. The most exciting addition to our lineup this year is HRE. Long considered a...  Read More