Wolfrace releases new Stuttgart wheel
The success of the Eurosport Stuttgart has presented Wolfrace and its engineering team with an interesting dilemma – how to go about reinventing one of their most popular wheels without spoiling or otherwise unduly changing its appearance. As far as dilemmas go it’s certainly a nice one to have, though not quite as nice as the solution Wolfrace has actually come up with, the Stuttgart Ultra Concave. According to the company, it’s perfect for “VW T5 and T6 owners seeking to make an automotive statement”.
Indeed, Wolfrace has devised a special variant of the Stuttgart intended solely for the ever popular VW T5 and T6 series of vans, busses and campers, all of which have been popular amongst the modified car community for years. Evidence of Wolfrace’s commitment to model-specific fitments like this isn’t hard to see, with T5 and T6 variants of the Ultra Concave Stuttgart sporting an offset of ET25.
The impact of the Ultra Concave’s dished face, its ET25 offset and the supplied spacers is hard to miss, with VW T5s and T6s with the alloys fitted looking far more aggressive thanks to a widened stance. It’s a look which can take lots of trial and error to truly perfect in many instances, yet Wolfrace has worked out a way of negating any trial and error or offset-based maths – just invest in a set of Stuttgarts!
As you’d expect given its intended use, the Wolfrace Stuttgart is weight loaded to a hefty 885kg and 1050kg. This reflects the growing trend for modified or otherwise aftermarket styled vans, another sector that Wolfrace is proud to support in a big way. It means that even those planning on using for daily work duties can rest assured that their Stuttgart wheels will be more than up to the task.
Wolfrace has always prided itself on providing its customers a wide selection of finishes, and the Stuttgart is no exception. Would-be buyers can opt to have the Stuttgart in Gloss Black with a Polished face, Gloss Titanium with a Polished face or Silver with a Polished face. All 4 finishes have been selected for their ability to both add depth and road presence, further underscoring the Stuttgart’s uniquely aggressive styling.
The 18in variants package comes in at £699 – a price that includes fitted 255/45-18 tyres. VW owners seeking something a little more striking may opt for a 20in wheel and tyre package (245/40-20 in this case) for just £799. These prices also include spacers, bolts and carriage.