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New Calibre T-Sport alloy wheel range from Wheelwright

17th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Alloy and steel wheel distributor Wheelwright has extended its Calibre T-Sport alloy wheel range. Already popular for Ford Transit and Transit Custom fitments, the wheel is now available for the smaller Ford Transit Connect.

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Wheelwright unveils RoadHero space saver spare wheel & tyre kit

Wheelwright unveils RoadHero space saver spare wheel & tyre kit

5th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Wheel distributor Wheelwright, whose alloy wheel portfolio includes UK brands Calibre & DRC, alongside German owned AEZ, Dotz & Dezent and Italian designs from Mak, have continued to develop their extensive product portfolio with the addition of the RoadHero space saver wheel & tyre kit for a wide range of vehicles.

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3mm divisions return to the surface

3mm divisions return to the surface

24th November 2016 | 0 Comments

A decade since the 3mm campaign got a big push, the subject of what is the best tread depth at which to change tyres returned to centre stage at the beginning of October. The debate was reignited at the Paris Motor Show where Michelin reaffirmed its opposition to changing tyres at 3mm.

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Wheelwright evolves winter wheel and tyre proposition for TPMS legislation

Wheelwright evolves winter wheel and tyre proposition for TPMS legislation

28th August 2015 | 1 Comment

Leading alloy and steel wheel distributor Wheelwright has evolved its programme with a comprehensive range of TPMS products, falling in line with the ever changing landscape of wheel and tyre legislation. Wheelwright’s alloy and steel wheels are “TPMS-fit”, accepting the OEM and aftermarket TPMS sensor valves, and now the firm has added an all-encompassing range of TPMS solutions. The company states that the range is aimed at helping retailers to offer a set of winter (or second) wheels and tyres without affecting the functionality of the tyre pressure monitoring system on the vehicle.

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7Twenty launches eye-catching new alloy wheels aimed at JDM, Drift tuners

7Twenty launches eye-catching new alloy wheels aimed at JDM, Drift tuners

26th August 2015 | 1 Comment

New products from 2014 launched wheel brand 7Twenty are now with customers across Europe, as it aims to “overhaul cars across the drift [and] JDM scenes”. The range features a selection of designs evolved from traditional styles made popular by the JDM and Drift scene in extreme widths, low offsets and eye catching finishes.

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Wheelwright offers ‘futureproof’ TPMS solution

3rd February 2015 | 0 Comments

Wheelwright has expanded the range of ATEQ of TPMS trigger and programming units it offers as a nominated ATEQ wholesaler. And what’s more a big European garage service business has already got on board. According to the company, Wheelwright have been developing a complete TPMS solution for a number of years, working with leading manufacturers […]

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Calibre Launches New Nevada 4×4 Wheel

Calibre Launches New Nevada 4×4 Wheel

9th October 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading UK wheel house, Calibre has extended its portfolio by adding another dedicated 4x4 wheel to its range. The new design is called the 'Nevada' and boasts a mix of subtle design and quality.

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Wheelwright offers Tålig alloy wheels

19th August 2014 | 0 Comments

Wheelwright has added exclusive distribution of Tålig brand wheels to its portfolio. This addition to the 2014/15 winter wheel programme is said to offer a simple, robust solution for use in colder months (October – March). The Tålig’s apt nomenclature is derived from its quintessentially Scandinavian traits (Tålig is Swedish for “durable”), and gives a particular nod to the robustness necessary in winter conditions, for which it is destined.

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WheelRight wins Frost & Sullivan award

WheelRight wins Frost & Sullivan award

9th June 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading UK technology company, WheelRight, has been awarded the Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation and Leadership Award. The award was presented for its remote tyre pressure monitoring system. The system comprises a sensory pad that is embedded into the road, at a point where vehicles enter or leave a facility or forecourt. As the device is driven over, ‘in-motion’ measurements of the tyre pressures, axle weights and tyre temperatures are acquired and analysed without the need for any equipment being attached to the vehicle. Within seconds, these readings can be delivered directly to the driver’s mobile phone.

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Calibre 7Twenty alloy wheel designed for drifting

Calibre 7Twenty alloy wheel designed for drifting

20th March 2014 | 0 Comments

UK wheel distributor Wheelwright has released a new product in its private brand Calibre range which offers performance tuned for drifting. Developed in association with British Drift Championship SuperPro champion Michael Marshall from Team MNM, the Calibre 7Twenty features a seven spoke design and “monobloc” casting for increased strength and lightness. The wheel’s look alludes […]

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New Calibre alloy wheels from Wheelright

New Calibre alloy wheels from Wheelright

18th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Wheelwright, the UK’s largest wheel importer and wholesaler, has released details of a new concave addition to their 2014 collection: the Calibre CC-S. The 2014 programme features the brand new split five-spoke CC-S. According to the company, this style comes as a result of responding to “the dramatic increase in demand for deep concave styles”. Designed to retain “an air of OEM sophistication”, the precision engineered CC-S boasts a contemporary matte black/polished finish which accentuates the concave effect of the five spokes as they reach from the centre to the rim edge.

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New finish for Calibre Motion 2 Wheel

New finish for Calibre Motion 2 Wheel

10th February 2014 | 0 Comments

Wheelwright has released details of the first new addition to their 2014 collection: a superb new finish on their ever-popular Calibre Motion 2.

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Wheelwright’s 2013 winter strategy

Wheelwright’s 2013 winter strategy

30th August 2013 | 12,345 Comments

The unpredictable winter of 2012 may not have brought consistently high levels of snowfall, but according to Wheelwright it did see a flurry of another sort; a deluge of demand for winter wheel and tyre packages as consumers – and even UK-based automotive manufacturers – quickly wised up to their safety benefits. This year could be the most significant yet in market terms claims the Kent-based wheel distributor.

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Wheelwright announces new Mak Rennen wheel for Porsche

Wheelwright announces new Mak Rennen wheel for Porsche

22nd August 2013 | 12,345 Comments

Mak has released its new Rennen wheel, designed specifically for Porsche. Mak says it has put in plenty of its heritage and experience at the top of the wheel market into the latest multispoke design – an elegant twist on the classic ‘Y’ spoke genre. Each pair of spokes curves into the factory-styled stud bowls, balancing concavity with a lengthened spoke design to create an impression of strength, lightness and size.

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Wheelwright appointed UK MAK wheels distributor

Wheelwright appointed UK MAK wheels distributor

20th June 2013 | 12,345 Comments

Wheelwright has been appointed official distributor for premium Italian wheel manufacturer MAK in the UK. The wheel supplier says MAK is at the forefront of cutting edge design with a range that covers almost every market, fitment and type of vehicle. MAK’s commercial range includes both five and six-stud fitments and load indexing to cover the heaviest and toughest applications. Wheelwright managing director Kevin Greer pronounced the company “delighted” to have added the “peerless” MAK brand to its portfolio.

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