New Lightweight Track Wheel from MOTEGI RACING

Anyone who has spent a Saturday at an autocross event or a road course knows that lighter is better. Lighter is especially better when referring to unsprung weight. Unsprung weight is anything not supported by the suspension of your vehicle such as wheels, tires and brakes. As one of the best bang-for-your-buck upgrades, a set of dedicated lightweight...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11

I used these tires for 2.5 autocross seasons and they exceeded my expectations. I initially had them installed on a 2005 Subaru WRX with no suspension modifications, and the outside shoulders paid the price. Once I started running enough negative camber and added some stiffer sway bars, the tires performed much better and held up nicely. Very predictable at...  Read More

Enkei Racing Series RPF1 for Subaru, Honda, Mazda and More

If you're an automotive enthusiast, you likely know the name Enkei for their outstanding high quality aluminum alloy wheels. Enkei has been producing lightweight, strong and reliable wheels in Japan since 1950 for everything from Original Equipment options to Formula One and WRC rally racing. The Enkei Racing Series is their highest level of aftermarket...  Read More

Suspension Upgrade 101

When upgrading your car's suspension, it is important to remember that you're going to be the person doing the driving and will have to deal with the ride quality on a daily basis. Whether it is MINI Cooper Suspension, Corvette Suspension, Mustang Suspension or WRX Suspension there is usually a trade-off in ride quality for performance.Personally when I...  Read More

WRX Tires and Wheels

Have you checked out our special offers lately? A number of WRX tires qualify for rebates and more. That means now is most certainly the time to buy that set you've been looking at for a while now. Or maybe you've been looking, but haven't quite landed on a specific WRX tire or wheel. No worries, Tire Rack can help. Just enter our Upgrade Garage and we'll...  Read More

What can you do to update your WRX suspension system?

Give it an "Altitude and Attitude Adjustment." Start with shock absorbers. They maximize the ability of your tires to perform. And, of course, they give you a comfortable ride whenever potholes or speed bumps come into play. If you've been feeling it in your tailbone as of late, you may need to seek out some new shock absorbers.Next, consider the effect...  Read More