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Wheel and tyre modifications

High performance wheels and tyre selection

TorqueCars guide to performance car tuning through appropriate wheel and tyre selection. Contrary to popular belief the widest tyres and biggest wheels are not always the best for performance

We look at the world of light weight wheels and performance tyres and outline the pros and cons of the many options open to you.

Guide to tyres

Find out all about tyres in our guide where we explain road legal slicks, Assymetric Symnmetrical and Directional tread patterns and what are the advantages of winter tyres vs summer tyres. Choose the right tyre for the job and you’ll have many benefits, but choose wrongly and you’ll compromise your cars handling and performance.

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A look at high performance wheels

One popular modification done to cars is replacing the wheels. We will look at the types of wheel available, the pros and cons of each and look at the implications of fitting different size wheels.

We will be challenging the concept of wider wheels giving more grip and looking at the effect a larger rim size has on a cars performance.

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Performance Tyres


Tyres and tread patterns for High performance cars Read More...

Alloy Wheels


Alloy wheels and their impact on handling and performance. Read More...

Winter Tyres


Benefits & advantages of Winter tyres & snow tyres Read More...


Todays featured car tuning "how to..." article

Ivo Ivanovs street tuned Lada

Meet Ivo Ivanov – ‘master’ from Bulgaria. He sent us some picks from his latest project – it’s always interesting to see what’s hot in other cultures!

Note the ‘Lexus style’ clear light clusters on the rear and the huge exhaust. You could almost stealth launch missiles from these things. It would make an interesting James Bond (007) car certainly more individual than the Aston Martins.

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