BBS CI-R to get world premiere at Essen Motor Show

BBS has announced it is showcasing a world premiere at the Essen Motor Show – CI-R design . Other highlights at the booth in Hall 2 are the “Special Edition” of the CX-R wheel in the Satin Platinum finish and the 20-inch CH-R II which is flow-formed.

According to the company, the new CI-R design features BBS typical Y-spokes and concave shape. Flow-forming and milled spokes mean it is very light weight. This provides maximum weight savings without sacrificing structural stability.

The CI-R comes in sizes 8.5 x 20, 9 x 20, 9.5 x 20, 10 x 20 and 10.5 x 20 inches in the color Satin Platinum, and includes a general operating permit (German abbreviation: ABE) and a laser engraved KBA number. The BBS logo is also lasered on the outer rim.

The new BBS CI-R

The new BBS CI-R

BBS reports that the new BBS design is ideal for passenger cars in the premium class such as Audi (including S and RS), BMW (including M-models), Mercedes (including AMG) or Tesla. But BBS also offers combinations for Hyundai, Toyota, Lexus, Mazda, Nissan and Citroën, Peugeot, Renault, Opel and VW.

The two-piece CH-R II wheel combines design language with technology from motor sport. The CH-R II is also subjected to flow-forming after production in the low-pressure casting process. This high-quality rotary rolling process allows the production of particularly light and strong wheels. In addition, the CH-R II has milled spokes. The CH-R II is available in 21 inch and in 2015 in 20 inch as well.

The CX-R is made in the BBS quality low-pressure casting process with subsequent It will be available in satin platinum as a “Special Edition” wheel. It gets its distinctive look through seemingly contoured, two-dimensionally arranged spokes. The CX-R wheel is available in 19 and 20 inch sizes. In addition to the satin platinum version, BBS is offering a black diamond-cut finish.


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