For many car buyers, the bigger the wheel, the better.
But no matter the size, the last thing you want to see on a hot car or truck is something bland. These three examples are anything but, and they're sure to make some heads spin.
Runs like a Swiss watch
Mercedes-AMG plans to sell only 55 special-edition CLS55 AMG IWC Ingenieur four-door coupes, which are being built in cooperation with Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen. The cars, which go on sale this fall, will come with 19-inch AMG alloy wheels. The wheels have a matte titanium look to harmonize with the car's exterior finish.
The 2006 Ford Mustang GT will offer two new 18-inch wheel-and-tire packages, including this 10-spoke beauty. The packages will bring the GT's total wheel-and-tire combinations to four.
The 2005 Scion tC Release Series 1.0, which went on sale in April, is the fourth limited-edition vehicle for the Toyota youth brand. Only 2,500 units will be available. The coupe has seven-spoke 18-inch Enkei alloy wheels with a dark graphite finish. The car debuted at the 2005 New York International Auto Show.