ALLOY WHEELS

Should you use them?

 

Why do manufacturers choose diamond cut alloy wheels?

Alloy wheels are considered one of the most attractive parts of a car. The alloy wheels are present on most kinds of vehicles these days, especially newer cars. If given a professional treatment, alloy wheels improve the aesthetics of your car dramatically. The most outstanding advantages of light alloy wheels compared to steel wheels are their appearance, and that they increase the value of the vehicle.

Alloy wheels are normally created through casting or forging. In the end, they are known for being lighter than steel wheels, and those that are forged are usually also stronger than those that are cast. Whether created through forging or casting, the production methods allow complex designs to be produced, which helps alloy wheels accomplish the look that many drivers desire to complement the designing of their cars.

The evolution of diamond cut alloy wheels in recent years is still spectacular. Each time, they become a more recommendable alternative to the normal ones and with low temperatures such as rain and snow, their advantages are definitive. The styling of these wheels are designed to evacuate water and provide better grip in the rain. 

According to experts, alloy wheels help prevent road accidents in the winter season. Usually, accidents in winter are caused by using normal wheels because they are out performed by alloys with better traction and control on brakes. Therefore, experts prefer the use of alloy wheels while driving in the winter season.

Alloy wheels are lightweight which helps provide better speed performance. Less weight means less affected by outside forces. Hence, it improves the performance of the vehicle. Likewise, alloy wheels also provide better mileage. The lower density of the aluminium wheel implies a lower weight, which in turn implies lower mass movement and stability in driving.

The fuel consumption is also decreased with the lower weight. In terms of percentage, the alloy wheels are 20% lighter than the steel wheels. Due to their lighter weight, the alloy wheels bring less effort to the suspension system requiring less manoeuvring force. The heavier the wheel, will result in increased strain during acceleration and braking and giving a smoother ride.

Moreover, the wheels made of aluminium and magnesium allow high thermal conductivity of the material, providing good airflow that cools the brake system well. After all, aluminium is one of the most heat-conducting metals. A final key benefit to alloy wheels is that they have improved rust and corrosion resistance compared to steel.

Greater security and tranquillity: Both are the main reasons to use them, whatever the state of the road, as well as the weather, you will know that you will have reliable alloy wheels that will give you peace of mind and the second most valuable possession a good look when driving your car. Added to this is the fact that they stabilise the vehicle, which contributes to your safety.

Wheels make a car.

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