Are Your PT Cruiser Wheels Rusted or Corroded?

When first launched in 2001, the PT Cruiser was in extremely high demand, commanding a hefty premium over invoice price. Partly due to its throwback looks, the PT Cruiser was able to develop an extremely loyal cult following. Though the demand waned over the years, the PT Cruiser helped to launch the retro styling trend followed by many manufacturers today.  ...  Read More

Are Your Chrysler PT Cruiser Chrome Wheels Looking Bad and Struggling to Hold Air?

Chrome wheels were a very popular option on the PT Cruiser and they made a nice addition to the retro looking car. However, most owners are now finding out that chrome is not a maintenance-free wheel and is never recommended for use in winter conditions. Chrome wheels have no protective coating and if used in wintry conditions, or if not frequently washed,...  Read More

Tire Advice for My Cousin's Dream 2011-2013 Ford Mustang V6 Manual

My cousin is in the market for a new car. What should he get? He's looking for a muscle car big enough to fit his 6'3" frame and at a price around $17,000. Unfortunately, the 2015 Ford Mustang (pictured below) won't make the cut. Since he needed to move on from this dream car, he started looking at the 2014 model. He checked out a lot of cars at the show, but...  Read More

Wheel Options for Your 2013 Ford Focus ST

We know the Focus ST has enough power to be fast, but can it use a style infusion? My colleague Joe recently picked up a tangerine scream Ford Focus ST. It's a great color for the car, but Joe wasn't equally thrilled with the Original Equipment wheels from day one. After scanning his options in our Upgrade Garage, he narrowed down is choices to the...  Read More

Wheels for Winter: MSW Type 14

When putting together a Tire & Wheel Package for winter, the MSW Type 14 is often one of the most affordably priced alloy wheel options. Current pricing ranges from $78-$133*, with common 16" applications priced at $89* per wheel. The wheel is available in a wide variety of bolt patterns and offsets to fit popular vehicles. Alloy wheels tend to cost a little...  Read More

Don't Let Ol' Man Winter Slow That New Accord Down: Winter / Snow Tires For 2013 Honda Accord

Have you been waiting for a new Accord? Well it's time to visit your Honda dealer because the new 2013 Honda Accord is in town.  Honda's done a great job with both the Accord Coupeand Sedan. I love how they've tweaked the styling on the Coupe, but still maintained its aggressive sporty look. If you've recently picked up a new Accord, your next step is to make...  Read More

Wheels and Tires for the Scion iQ

If you visit Europe or Asia, you'll notice a wide assortment of very small microcars you never see in the United States. Conventional wisdom says that since we don't buy these types of vehicles often, many major manufacturers won't sell microcars in the U.S. So why has Toyota, builder of the steady and reliable Camry, Corolla and Sienna launched the...  Read More

Touch of Grey for Your Chevy Impala

Are you looking to dress up your Chevy Impala but want something more unique than your standard chrome or silver painted wheel? Then consider the light grey painted 18" MSW Type 23 that's been marked down from $144 to $89.   The Impala provides a great combination of performance, low road noise, ride comfort, passenger room and versatility. Kumho's 235/50-18...  Read More

Classic Styling and the MSW Type 14

While wheel selection is more often than not determined by one's own individual taste, I have always been a fan of simple wheel styles. As such, one wheel that I recommend to customers time and time again is the classic 5-spoke MSW Type 14. Featuring a silver painted finish and thin pronounced spokes, this wheel has an Original Equipment look and is easy to...  Read More

MSW Your Winter!

Are you looking for a stylish wheel for your passenger vehicle or sport sedan? If so, take a look at the Type 14 from MSW. The durability and low price of these silver painted wheels provide an exceptional solution for your Winter/ Snow Tire & Wheel Package. With five sizes to choose from, let MSW add some curb appeal to your vehicle and make your winter...  Read More

MSW Rims

MSW Rims are engineered and designed by O.Z. Racing to the top standards of modern production. Their wheels meet official regulations for the U.S. DOT and also the more stringent rules set by Germany's T.U.V (Technical Inspection Association).MSW has added a new wheel to their line this year. The Type 23 is truly a unique design that puts a new spin on the...  Read More

New Wheels

Winter is half over. Tax returns will be on their way, and some will have a little bonus in the mail from Uncle Sam. What to do with that little extra green? How about a new set of wheels from Tire Rack? Springtime is the right time to put new wheels on your vehicle and give your car a fresh new look.  Take a look at our new wheels from American RacingEnkei...  Read More

Easy Winter Wheel Options

When selecting winter wheels and tires, whether it's for a BMW or an Accord, the same principles hold true regarding wheel finish. Painted finished are the most durable and any machined surfaces need to be covered in a clear coat for winter driving. Chrome and polished wheels are not recommended. Sport Edition, MSW and Elbrus wheels are all great brands...  Read More

MSW Wheels for Your Winter / Snow Tire and Wheel Package

Many customers ask for an economical wheel choice for their Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel package. The MSW wheel line fits the bill. MSW makes a simple alloy wheel that is inexpensive and looks good on your vehicle. Available in a wide variety of sizes that fit many of today's automobiles, you can get the look you want at an attractive price.Here are two...  Read More

Winter Tire and Wheel Packages

Snow is right around the corner and many of us will soon be looking to change over to winter tires. For many drivers it makes good sense to opt for a Winter Tire & Wheel Package. There are many benefits to a winter package. They save time and money by not having to sit around a mechanic's shop every spring and fall for a few hours and paying those labor...  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

Are your Mercedes tires and wheels impressive?

You can't go wrong with aftermarket Mercedes tires and wheels—it's hard to make a Mercedes look anything less than impressive. Plus, the performance benefits are off the charts. This Mercedes-Benz C300 is a perfect example. Outfitted with Dunlop Sport tires and MSW wheels, this luxury sedan quickly becomes a force to be reckoned with. Dunlop SP Sport Maxx (...  Read More

Looking for strength and style? Try MSW rims.

Cutting edge design meets precise manufacturing in a set of MSW rims. No matter what you drive, installing a set of MSW wheels instantly upgrades the style of your vehicle. Check out the MINI Cooper at left. The addition of 17" MSW Type 16 rims makes for an eye-catching, unique twist on an already impressive vehicle. Let it be known, however, that...  Read More

Wheel Clearance = Affordable Wheels

We understand that a wheel purchase isn't always an inexpensive purchase. Though aftermarket wheel benefits are worth every penny, sticker shock still exists. So at Tire Rack, we do our best to help you out whenever possible. And right now, you can find a number of our wheels on the clearance rack. Find wheels for snow tires. Search reputable brands like MSW...  Read More

Tire Rack: Your one-stop online wheel shop!

Like clothes and computers, you can buy wheels online. And at Tire Rack, we do our best to be your top choice for an online wheel shop. Our shopping tools are designed to enhance your buying process, giving you expert fitment and performance advice at every opportunity. And that's all available to you because we've spent years training on and testing the...  Read More