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Leading American Wheel Manufacturer Also Introduces New Forged One-Piece Monoblok Applications and Styles to the Heralded 590R & 890R Product Lines
VISTA, CA–(Marketwire – November 12, 2008) – HRE Performance Wheels, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality forged custom alloy wheels, announces the introduction of the Carbon Series using Dymag® technology. The announcement was made at The SEMA Show, the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. The show was held Nov. 4-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The Carbon Series using Dymag® technology features carbon fiber rims and HRE custom manufactured 6061-T6 forged aluminum centers to achieve the pinnacle in engineered performance and quality. Two HRE developed designs were debuted destined for the world’s finest vehicles starting January 1st, 2009 and achieve the unique combination of world-class style and performance. Initially, the Carbon Series will be available in 19- and 20-inch diameters.
The company’s acclaimed forged one-piece Monoblok Series debuted four new styles, the M49 and M47/P47 for sport applications and the M50 and M55 for SUV and luxury sedan applications. The Monoblok Series is precision engineered with model-specific fitments available for the world’s most recognized vehicles, notably Porsche, BMW, Audi, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Range Rover, Bentley, Viper and most recently, the new Corvette ZR1. All Monoblok Series wheels are designed for direct bolt-in factory TPMS and accept OE factory hardware and centercaps.
HRE also announced expanding its 3-piece offerings in the Competition Series to include 20-inch diameter applications and two new styles for the successful 890R/590R Series of wheels. All of the newly designed styles optimize strength and weight, offering consumers the ultimate in performance and style.
“HRE Performance Wheels continues the pursuit of performance and quality excellence as evidenced by the new Carbon Series,” said Evan Kinsella, President of HRE Performance Wheels. “The new products introduced at SEMA 2008 combined with TUV verification of our production and quality systems demonstrate our commitment to manufacturing the finest wheels available in the world.”
HRE Performance Wheels is one of the most respected manufacturers of forged custom alloy wheels in the world and has achieved TUV verification of its quality and manufacturing systems. The company offers a wide selection of wheels in custom sizes, finishes and colors through a network of authorized retailers around the world. The HRE brand was built on the principles of performance, leading-edge quality, and incomparable style. Every HRE wheel is manufactured in the United States and custom-built by the finest craftsmen using state-of-the-art technology. HRE integrates its engineering, design and manufacturing functions within a single facility to ensure that each HRE wheel meets the exacting standards of the company’s discriminating customers. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Vista, Calif. More information is available at www.hrewheels.com.
TUV® (www.tuev.at) Verified Quality Management System is the rarest and strictest quality and engineering status in the wheel industry. HRE has been a leader in the wheel industry for more than 30 years. As a result of this, HRE is one of only very few wheel manufacturers worldwide to receive this quality verification.
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