We've all heard the sound of our nice alloy wheels being ground into the curb during a botched parallel-parking attempt. It's the sound of fingernails being scraped on chalkboard mixed with a dash of Cher's singing voice – utterly gut wrenching. GM's answer is the Structure wheel being debuted on its Opel/Vauxhall Vectra line. It's a special five-spoked steel wheel that's covered with an inexpensive though extremely alloy-looking plastic cover. Though it's hard to tell from the pictures, reports are that the wheel covers are virtually impossible to distinguish from the real thing. They cost only about $30 each to replace and add a marginal amount of weight to the wheel. Perhaps I'll bite when a spinner version is offered.



From Our Partners

You May Like
Links by Zergnet
santa-monica-brake
911 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica, 90401 0.3 miles
Stokes Tire Service
1117 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica, 90401 0.5 miles
Kondo Motors
1124 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica, 90401 0.8 miles
Share This Photo X