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

New BBS Wheels

BBS has introduced a new wheel that's now available at Tire Rack and maintains the high quality and build processes associated with the BBS wheels line.  BBS CF Available Sizes: 17, 18, 19 Center Cap: Included at No Charge Finish: Bright Silver or Machined with Anthracite Accent Check to see if these new BBS wheels will fit your vehicle. See all BBS wheels....  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

BBS Wheels for Chevy Corvette

BBS wheels need no introduction. They are synonymous with motorsports and have been the go-to wheels for drivers looking for style, strength, and durability. With years of success in motorsports, BBS is considered the leader in wheel manufacturing and is dedicated to pursuing the highest level of engineering technology and then applying this experience to...  Read More

COMING SOON: New O.Z. Racing Wheels for the Porsche GT3!

Back in 1971, O.Z. Racing became a leader in the light alloy, aftermarket wheel industry—and that's a position they have yet to give up. New O.Z. wheels continue to impress us at Tire Rack, the newest of which is without exception.O.Z. has unveiled their Superforgiata wheel, shown at right, which will take its place in our inventory later this year. It's a...  Read More

Celebrate 40 Years of BBS Wheels!

In 1970, BBS rolled out their first aftermarket wheels that promised high quality and excellent performance. Today, 40 years later, BBS continues to make those same promises—and drivers everywhere continue to support the brand, making it a true leader in the aftermarket wheel industry. And on the track.BBS has won more races (and in a wider range of...  Read More

Ever wonder why aftermarket wheels are so great?

Visually speaking, the answer to that question is fairly obvious. But there's more to an aftermarket wheel than simply the good looks. Aftermarket alloy wheels produce a number of performance benefits for your vehicle, starting with reduced unsprung weight compared to steel wheels. What is unsprung weight? Any portion of your vehicle not supported by...  Read More

Tire Rack Introduces the BBS CH-R for Porsche!

As one of BBS' primary US importers, we are so glad to announce that the much-awaited BBS CH-R wheel for Porsche is now in stock. Available in black or silver with polished stainless lips, they will take the stock Porsche center cap -- a BBS first! Low pressure cast and shaped using BBS' exclusive flow forming process,  they will provide all the strength of...  Read More

Aluminum Racing JACK!

Tired of the extremely heavy jack and jack stands around the shop? That broken toe from dropping that jack barely healed? Have a look at this lightweight aluminum racing jack. This would be the perfect addition to your garage! Do you currently pay for a shop to change out your Winter Wheel Package? Are you thinking of giving that brake job a try instead of...  Read More

BBS Wheels. Befitting Beauty and Strength.

BBS your car. When compromise is not an option, look to BBS wheels as the upgrade to your sports coupe or luxury sedan.Since 1970 BBS Kraftfahrzeugtechnik AG has been designing some the the hghest quality wheels in the industry. Based in Shiltach, Germany the company was founded by Heinrich Baumgartner and Klaus Brand. The initials BBS are an homage to the...  Read More

BBS Wheels at Tire Rack

BBS has been producing wheels for over 30 years which is just about as long as Tire Rack has been selling tires. What a great combination to enhance the performance of your Porsche -- BBS wheels and performance tires from Tire Rack. 1997 Porsche 911 with BBS LM (Bright Silver with Machined Lip)  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

C6 Corvette Tires and Wheels (Part 2: Wheels)

Wheels are just another name for Rims. Technically the Rim is just the outside edge section of the wheel that "touches" the tire. Among our most popular "rims" are American Racing Rims, Borbet Rims, OZ, and BBS. For the C6 Corvette, I like the lightest weight forged wheel that we sell in the stock, or Original Equipment 18 and 19 inch sizes. Those are the...  Read More

Corvette Wheels

 Looking for a new set of rims for your C6 Corvette?  Well then check out our selection of high quality wheels from BBS and OZ! Both of these manufacturers produce wheels that can be used on the street as well as the race track. These two wheel manufacturers have won multiple championships in several levels of motorsports.                                  ...  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

Performance Wheels & Tires for 2010 Camaro

The best way to shop for Performance Wheels & Tires for 2010 Chevrolet Camaro is to go to our web site, TireRack.com, and enter the year, make, and model of your vehicle. In this wheel and tire package example I used the SS version of the car with the RS package : Wheels for 2010 Chevy Camaro SS RS Package Once you pick the wheels and add them to the cart...  Read More