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7 Hot Aftermarket Wheels to Buy

Road & Track Logo By Hearst Autos Gear Team of Road & Track | Slide 1 of 8: Wheels are like shoes. They're available in a seemingly infinite range of sizes, shapes, colors, patterns, and levels of performance. Best of all, they dramatically affect a car's look without permanent modifications and can be swapped like a fresh pair of Adidas. Aftermarket wheels need to be carefully considered, as cheaper or unknown brands can compromise your vehicle's handling, steering, and braking due to cracking, flat-spotting, or excessive weight. It's especially important on heavier vehicles like SUVs, where strength is critical. On sports cars, strength and weight are both key to improving responsiveness. We won't get into the details here, except to quickly recommend the following seven wheels meant for larger size applications. Prices aren't included, but expect to pay between $600 to just under $1000 per wheel. Like the hottest shoes, the hottest wheels command a premium.9 Top-Rated Summer Tires for Your Sports Car or Sedan

Wheels are like shoes. They're available in a seemingly infinite range of sizes, shapes, colors, patterns, and levels of performance. Best of all, they dramatically affect a car's look without permanent modifications and can be swapped like a fresh pair of Adidas. Aftermarket wheels need to be carefully considered, as cheaper or unknown brands can compromise your vehicle's handling, steering, and braking due to cracking, flat-spotting, or excessive weight.

It's especially important on heavier vehicles like SUVs, where strength is critical. On sports cars, strength and weight are both key to improving responsiveness. We won't get into the details here, except to quickly recommend the following seven wheels meant for larger size applications. Prices aren't included, but expect to pay between $600 to just under $1000 per wheel. Like the hottest shoes, the hottest wheels command a premium.

9 Top-Rated Summer Tires for Your Sports Car or Sedan

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