“Carbons” will soon replace “alloys’ as synonym for wheels.
The word “alloys” may soon be a thing of the past for the car industry as BMW has its sights on rolling out a set of full carbon-fiber rims.
The carmaker developed a new system of industrializing carbon fiber for its ‘i’ sub-brand and is now looking for other uses for its patents.
Along with the ultra-light wheels, BMW will create a full carbon fiber steering wheel and a one-piece propeller shaft for the X5 and new M3/M4. By: Carbuzz