BBS Wheels is one of the worlds most famous wheel brands, originally established in the 1970's as a fibreglass company aimed to shave weight for amateur racing enthusiasts, later in the life of the company they expanded into unsprung weight concentration and wheel production. Today the company is still headquartered in Germany and to this day continues to produce some of the worlds best aftermarket wheels. Check out our large collection of BBS Wheels in stock available to ship out same day, Everything from the BBS LM, RS, RS-GT and many more are available in a variety of different colours, styles, offsets and bolt patterns. If you don't see a specific wheel or have any questions please feel free to contact us directly. BBS wheels- veteran among wheels
Wheel technology has greatly improved over the years, dating back to the time of the first automobile ever made to the time of electric cells cars till this very era. Wheels have transcended from mere support and motion functions to aesthetic, speed, balance and terrain navigation functions. Wheels now have diverse applications which has led to the increasing varieties in design, sizes and other important specifications. The media and movie industry has greatly played a role in creating publicity to new improved upgrades and wheel features. This of course has given automotive enthusiasts something to gush about. Everyone wants to own the latest and the best designs. This also led to the sprouting of new modern day wheel industries with great ideas and engineering concept. But in this automotive revolution there are brands and labels that have withstood the test of time. They have gradually grown and built a globally renowned label with their continuous improvement and professionalism. Their passion for wheel manufacturing has continued to drive the name of the company and their designs; simply magnificent, a blend of past, present and future, giving its peers a run for their money. One of such esteemed wheel industries is the BBS wheel company. The BBS Wheel Company has a large reputation built on-high performance automotive technology with automobile wheel designs that have dominated North America. BBS has its major headquarters in Schitach, Germany with an American base in Braselton, Georgia, strategically located adjacent to route Atlanta race track.
BBS is big on engineering and manufacturing of wheels for race cars, OEM and also aftermarket. The BBS Company has a wide market share globally and has an employee base of over 1,200 worldwide as at year 2007.
About the BBS wheel brand
BBS was founded in 1970 in Schiltach, Germany and was initially a production plant for plastic auto parts. BBS stands as initials to the founders of the brand. (Baumgartner, Brand, Schiltach). In the year 1972 the BBS wheel brand pioneered manufacturing of the first ever three-piece racing wheel. This revolutionized the racing world and made the BBS company the top cat of the wheel industry.
Innovation of BBS
The BBS wheel brand has recently launched its new wheel technology, the air-inside technology (AIT) this technology takes into cognizance the absence of adequate air flow/air volume in modern wheel structures and makes up for this by making available air chambers within the wheel structure. This new innovation has great advantage on the vehicle itself. It reduces the overall weight of the vehicle, it greatly improves the dynamics of navigations and even helps in preserving fuel. These new features give the vehicle a boast without compromising on strength and performance. This outstanding innovation earned the brand an award in 2006.
The BBS brand has formed partnership with a few automobile brands, supplying them with OEM applications. .this automobile brands include; Toyota, Volvo, Lexus, rolls Royce, Infiniti, Jaguar, Renault, Subaru, and Volk wagon, Porsche, Ferrari, Benz, BMW, Maserati, Mitsubishi and Audi.
The early design of the 1980s, the cross-spoke design which was produced till the 1990s was one of the most popular in its time leading to a lot of replication by competing brands. It was extremely light weighted and gained a lot of accolades. Other BBS series that was equally popular was the RS series manufactured in 1977 and the RG series.
The BBS Company is mainly into the production and manufacturing of quality, high- performance motor sport wheels and is a big supplier of wheels for the formula one racing league and the Indy motor sport league.
With over 35 years of experiences and professional expertise in the wheel manufacturing the BBS brand continues to develop new cutting –edge technology in the production of alloy cast wheels and remains the number one supplier of racing wheels to major racing leagues. The originality and resilience of the brand is worthy of tribute as it continues to top the charts as one of the best and longest lived wheel manufacturing industry, tested and trusted all over Europe, north America, Asia and the rest of the world.
The BBS wheel brand has recorded immense success in the distribution of its finished products worldwide. The brand not only produces wheel for racing leagues but for individuals and this does not in any way alter its original features. BBS wheels are champions on the track and also gives your personal vehicle that elegance, fitment and aggressiveness you desire along with a host of other features which enhance the abilities of your vehicle such as; light weight alloys which gives the vehicle a lighter weight and improves navigational characteristics, the air chambers help to reduce combustion of fuel here by saving fuel. The new BBS wheel designs assures you of a completely different and pleasant driving experience. BBs wheels are certified by all safety standards and are produced by highly qualified professional whose expertise in wheel technology is simply phenomenal.
BBS wheels come in all sizes, finishes and designs. Here is a list of the series and their available finishes:
CF – Machined W/Anthracite accent
CH – Black W/polished stainless lip, Bright silver paint
CH-R – Black W/polished stainless lip, Bright silver W/polished stainless lip, Titanium W/polished stainless lip
CH-R II – Black W/polished stainless lip, Matte grey W/polished stainless lip
CH-R Macan – Black W/polished stainless lip, Bright silver W/polished stainless lip, Titanium W/polished stainless lip
CH-R Porsche – Black W/polished stainless lip, Bright silver W/polished stainless lip, Titanium W/polished stainless lip
CI-R – Black W/polished stainless lip, Platinum silver W/polished lip
CO – Bright silver paint
CS5 – Bright silver paint
CX-R – Machined W/Anthracite accent, Machined W/black accent
F1 – Black painted, flat black painted, Titanium gun metal
F1-R – Platinum gloss
F1-R Centre Lock – Platinum gloss
LM – Bright silver W/machined lip, Diamond black W/machined lip, Gold with machined lip.
LM-R – Bright silver W/machined lip, Diamond black W/machined lip
RD-Truck – Bright silver W/machined lip
RF Forged – Diamond black painted
RG-F – Silver painted
RGR – Bright silver painted, Diamond Black, Silver W/machined lip
RI – Diamond black painted
RS-GT – Bright silver W/machined lip, Diamond black W/machined lip
RW – Bright silver paint
RX-R – Bright silver paint, Machined W/black accent
XA – Satin Platinum, Machined W/black accent
SX – Crystal black, Bright silver paint
SV – Titanium gunmetal, Machined W/black accent
SR –Machined W/matte graphite accent, bright silver paint, Anthracite paint.
These are a few BBS wheel series that you can purchase from Revwerks. If you are unable to find a particular series of BBS wheel you want, contact us immediately.