Don’t worry, guys
You've probably heard the news by now that wheel manufacturer BBS has filed bankruptcy in Germany. The announcement, however, has led to some misunderstandings on how exactly this will affect the company's supply and operations on a global scale, specifically
This is the company’s third declaration of bankruptcy since 2007
Businesses left and right have been crumbling to the COVID-19 crisis, and the latest victim of this pandemic is popular wheel manufacturer BBS. The company has now filed bankruptcy in Germany due to falling demand as a result of the coronavirus
Old is gold
Obviously, a retro car will suit retro wheels. We'll see that again later in a more... American application. But the same goes for a cutesy little Euro town car. The 1975 Edition pays tribute to the year the original Cinquecento launched,
This is what you’ll look like if you keep skipping leg day at the gym
We've seen our fair share of aftermarket setups that made us scratch our heads over the years, but we don't think we've ever seen anything like the abomination pictured above.That right there is indeed a Hummer H2, but
It’s more practical than you might think
You've probably seen a car with cable ties-or zip ties, as you may also call them-on its wheels before. If so, then there's a good chance that some of you also wondered why in the world would anyone
It’s almost too easy
Depending on where you get a flat and how big you ride's wheels are, changing a tire can be a tedious process. You need to lug your spare out, jack up your car, and this and that-but what if you
The brand has now expanded its reach towards Cagayan de Oro
We know there are a lot of aftermarket enthusiasts from outside of Metro Manila. specifically from farther south of the archipelago. If you're one of them, then boy do we have some good news for you.Black Rhino Wheels-Philippines has
Wheel bearings in top shape are important to the smooth operation of your car
The subject of wheel bearings is already rather deep in the subject of car maintenance. Ordinarily, we just cover simple topics like tuneups and oil changes. But if you intend to keep your car for a decade or more-or drive it
Because you can’t turn heads with dull rims, right?
Owning a car includes maintenance and repairs. Taking care of it, however, means more than just keeping it running-you have to keep your car clean, too.It really isn't that hard. You just drive into a nearby car wash and
This is kind of important
Grab a pen and open a notebook, because this is kind of important.If you own a car, you know its tires are a pretty big deal. It's what's keeping you and your ride firmly planted on the asphalt, whether
Watch out for curbs, though
This is a wheel. It is used on motor vehicles to allow forward motion. Functional, then. Often, humans like to fit unnecessarily big wheels onto their motor vehicles because, well, humans.And if they want really complicated design patterns on their really
Will you pounce on this?
We love checking out what's for sale in the car groups that we are part of on Facebook. At first, it was kind of weird to just find yourself added to these things, but once something cool appears on the feed,
Mind your mags
Tight spaces are the bane of countless newbie drivers all over the world. But it isn't just their nerves that suffer, so does the car.We're talking about the poor tires and mags that bear the brunt of our miscalculations.
Wheel tech has come a long way
It might look something straight out of a Command and Conquer video game, but what you're seeing above is indeed a real thing. It's the Reconfigurable Wheel-Track (RWT) by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and it might
Launched at MIAS 2018
At motor shows, it's uncommon to unveil something that has no engine, sheet body, and four wheels. Newly available aftermarket products are introduced, yes, but they don't get the spotlight the way, say, the all-new Hyundai Veloster does.On
Nothing in this world is perfect. Except for a set of TE37s
The year is 1996. Japanese automotive wheel manufacturing company Rays Engineering is officially 17 years old and deep in the game. Things are going well--it's turning a sizable profit by supplying quality sets to local and foreign carmakers, and racing
We answer the burning question
Executive editor Dinzo Tabamo forwarded this message to me recently and said that I can probably answer these questions with my eyes closed:Hi, Mr. Dinzo, I am currently torn between keeping my wheels stock and buying aftermarket wheels. However, I am
Many say the ride won't suffer
Hello, Top Gear Philippines! Plano po namin palitan ang original 17-inch rims ng Mitsubishi Montero Sport po namin to 20-inch since three years na rin ito at kailangan na palitan ang tires. Any advice kung tama po ba na mag
Why not
If the new Honda NSX is anything like its predecessor, it'll soon have a devilishly loyal fan base. The kind of people who'll defend it vehemently in comments sections and pour scorn on any car that dares be a bit
Bigger and better
In 1989, Auto Options began supplying Filipinos with American Racing wheels for passenger cars, pickups, and SUVs. In doing so, it became the first company to offer internationally sourced aftermarket wheels in the Philippines.In 1993, it opened its doors to the
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