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Gilbert, AZ, United States, 2012/02/09 - HRE has introduced a new Vintage Series of performance wheels. Vivid Racing is one of the exclusive suppliers of this line - VividRacing.com.
HRE has released a new multi-piece wheel line to bring out the old school looks in the new school cars. Vivid Racing is one of the exclusive suppliers of this new HRE Wheel line up and continues to promote HRE through their project car series.
The all new Vintage Series from HRE features the 501 (mesh lace) for the Porsche fans, the 505 (thick five spoke) for that Magnum PI Ferrari look, and the 454 (classic Italian style five-window) for Cannonball Lamborghini dreamers: three designs from the brand’s 34-year history, completely re-engineered with modern FEA analysis for maximum strength and modern 3-piece forged wheel technology for today’s sports and super cars.
The Vintage Series wheels are machined from aerospace-grade forged alloy and hand-finished to every customer’s exact specifications in 18 through 20 inch diameters and widths ranging from 7 to 14 inches. Nearly unlimited finish options are available, from classic gold, bronze and polished centers and rims to hand-brushing and custom tinted colors.
This series is specifically designed for customers looking for a classic design backed by modern engineering. Popular applications could include the BMW 1M and M3, Porsche 997 and 991, a variety of current Ferrari and Lamborghini models and other popular European, Japanese, and domestic sports and luxury cars.
“The process of recreating vintage designs that captured the style and essence of the originals was very exciting and challenging for all of us at HRE,” said HRE Wheels President Alan Peltier. “These designs take us all back to the ‘70’s and ‘80’s when we were kids falling in love with exotics for the first time and truly becoming car lovers. Capturing all the character and magic of these designs, while ensuring they fit modern super cars and met our current engineering standards, made the project tougher than simply creating replicas of the original cast wheels. We found inspiration in those original designs but created wheels that reflect the HRE of today; wheels that are truly inspired.”
HRE is dedicated to developing the pinnacle in performance and luxury wheels for car enthusiasts. Their entire operation of wheel manufacturing is done in-house at the HRE Wheels facility in Vista, California. From CNC machining, powdercoating, polishing, painting, and packaging, HRE's quality control has earned them TUV approval in Europe, which only a few select wheel manufacturers have accomplished. With the ability to handle all manufacturing of the HRE Wheel line in-house comes fast turnaround. On average, a set of 3-piece wheels takes 2 weeks and a set of their Monoblocks only 1 week. The competition is usually 4-6 weeks and even sometimes 8 weeks. Vivid Racing, as a stocking distributor of HRE Wheels, carries sets instock for immediate delivery.