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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


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Alloy Wheels


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

Winter Tyres


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

Englands answer to the General Lee

We like to bring originality to TorqueCars and we are sure that you will have never quite seen something like this before. Fingers has painstakingly turned a ‘normal’ American sport satellite into a General Lee look alike and spent time tuning it up into a drag strip monster. Here is fingers remarkable story.

“On 25th July 2005, after an 18 month long search for a Black 1968 Dodge Charger I accidentally stumbled across this rare beast on eBay, a 1970 Plymouth Sport Satellite.

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