Cincinnati police say big rims pose lethal threat to citizenry

Cincinnati police say they're impounding cars with big rims because "somebody could end up dead" if a dub flew off. Of course, every vehicle seized gets throughly searched as well. Didn't know rims could be hidden in gloveboxes. » 4/07/11 3:45pm 4/07/11 3:45pm

Question your priorities by watching a Camaro on 30-inch wheels

Take your mind off wintertime by enjoying the craftsmanship and vertical engineering of the Underground Rim King in this Camaro, stepping out with 30-inch tall spinners. It can U-turn with ease, using both lanes of a deserted street. » 2/23/11 3:00pm 2/23/11 3:00pm

Donked Camaro Prays For Sweet Release Of Death

The new Camaro may be retro-kitschy, porky, and have an interior only Playskool could love, but it certainly doesn't deserve this kind of abuse. Thank 313 Motoring on the non-313 side of 8 Mile road for this one. » 8/20/10 5:30pm 8/20/10 5:30pm

Is The Space Saver Spare Gonna Work On This Lexus?

I see more and more of these rides high rolling down the freeways. And I always wonder with the rubber band low profile tires on those ginormous wheels what happens when you get a flat? » 6/06/10 2:00pm 6/06/10 2:00pm

Lincoln Navigator: A Dinosaur on Murder Mile

Few cars are as close in proportion to actual dinosaurs as the Lincoln Navigator, a relic of a bygone era of dirt-cheap gasoline and the insatiable appetite for infinite cupholders. We found this one on London's "Murder Mile." » 6/09/09 5:45pm 6/09/09 5:45pm

Donkey Kong - The Donkiest Donk to Ever Donk

40 inch rims on a Regal called Donkey Kong — you see what they did there? We're practically speechless, this is certainly a sign of the end times so we feel there should be commentary here, but on what? Where do you even start? Our cup of questions overflows. Maybe start with where does one get wheels like that? And… » 4/08/08 5:00pm 4/08/08 5:00pm

Now You Can Roll On Dubs Like A Senator

You might think that a California State Senator, especially the President Pro Tem of the State Senate, would drive a Prius or an Aptera or something. But that's not the case. Oakland Democrat Senator Don Perata has been tooling around in a red Dodge Charger R/T with the 5.7-liter HEMI V8. Not only that, it's been… » 2/22/08 10:20am 2/22/08 10:20am

PimpStar LED Rims, The Classy Way To Pick Up Strippers

The end is nigh! The insane individuals at DUB Custom Wheels have now brought us the PimpStar LED wheels, and thus the end of civilization as we know it. Using full color LED lights, a microprocessor and wireless modem, these wheels can display any images you like, on the fly, that can be changed even as you're… » 1/08/08 10:30am 1/08/08 10:30am

Light Wheels: Project Kahn's RS-X

Attention well-heeled supercar drivers looking to shed a few ugly pounds. The design prop-heads at the UK's Project Kahn have come up with a wheel that weighs as much as a load of laundry. It's the RS-X, which sports a carbon fiber rim around a magnesium core. The result is a major reduction in radial inertia,… » 12/12/06 8:19am 12/12/06 8:19am

SEMA Show: Clear Wheels

D'Vinci Forgiato Wheels worked up these transparent rollers made of Lexan or something. The reps say they're roadworthy, though we might have a problem with cleaning the brake dust off everytime we go out for groceries. Rolling fly is such a pain in the ass. [Gallery] » 10/31/06 7:35pm 10/31/06 7:35pm