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New COR Encor Duobloc!

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You asked, and we delivered! Our timeless “A” selling 3 piece COR Encor not has a sibling. the Encor Duobloc. This engineered 2 piece wheel resembles the characteristics of a Monobloc forged wheel without the limitations.  We can not offer aggressive concave Duobloc fitments for your big brake  applications.  The freedom of adjusting the inner modular barrel allows for limitless fitment applications as well as future repair-ability without compromising structure.

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All COR Duobloc designs are available in light and deep concavity with the ability of having visible or hidden hardware. Complimented by our in-house custom powder coated finish and spot on fitment configuration, there is no stopping the excitement you will get with this set installed on your vehicle.

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Ferrari 430 20″ front and 21″ rear Encor Duobloc finished in Satin Spanish Gold

Please contact your COR customer service representative for more information.

COR Wheels at SEMA 2014

The yearly SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show has arrived and with it a variety of new and innovative automotive related product!  We here at COR Wheels had the opportunity of working in conjunction with John Toca, owner of Toca Designs in Chicago on a 2015 Newly designed Hyundai Genesis sedan.

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The cars body was widened and in need of some aggressive wheels. John also working directly with Hyundai reached out to COR Wheels and was able to come up with a winning combination. The wheels are a 21″ Super Concave COR Wazarra design finished in Matte Black centers with Dark Brushed Titanium outer and inner barrels and hidden hardware.

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This is the second of 2 SEMA projects Toca Design s and COR Wheels have worked on together and based on the results, we are certain it will not be the last!

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The Ferrari 458 Italia w/COR Encor Forged Wheels

Corsa Encor!

Ferrari models always have racing blood pumping through their veins, gripping the road through sharp turns and speeding forward with blistering acceleration. But then there’s also been a certain Italian style that has accompanied this motorsports character that set these super cars apart from the rest of the automotive industry.

The Ferrari 458 Italia is no different; especially with its fresh set of COR Encor forged wheels that fit the Italian super car like a glove. The white Ferrari Italia has it all: a sleek, wedge shaped exotic design, a roaring 4.5-liter with 562 bhp, and a precise chassis that can carve corners with ease. It’s the classic Italian super car and is at the top of its game with a set of new COR Encor wheels.

The Encor forged three-piece wheels are featured in the Classic model line at COR and showcase a special split five-spoke design. Each wheel is constructed using aerospace-quality T6-6061 forged aluminum that is stronger and lighter than other wheels on the market. This helps to reduce weight at the wheel hub which leads to increased acceleration, shorter stopping distances, and better overall handling dynamics.

On a white Ferrari 458 Italia, the classic COR Encor wheels were installed in a staggered setup to emphasize the rear-wheel drive power and incredible performance from the mid-engined super car. The front axle wears a pair of 21 x 9.5-inch fitment while the rear comes in at a wide 22 x 11 inches to provide greater amounts of grip to the drive axle. COR also outfitted each Encor model with a custom step-lip setup that creates a unique three-dimensional style. A special color-matched lip with brushed center finish was given to each of the forged wheels to match the overall styling of the 458 Italia.

The upgraded fitment helps to complement the overall styling of the Ferrari 458 Italia. The balance of white featured throughout the body and the Encor wheels is given a sharp contrast to help make them stand out with the addition of a carbon-wrapped roof and trunk lid.

 

The new COR Encor forged wheels are the perfect complement for the new Ferrari 458 Italia and showcase the classic formula for success from the Italian automaker.

 

Fitment Specifications:

Wheels: COR Encor with step-lip

Finish: Color-matched lip and brushed centers

Front Wheels: 21 x 9.5

Rear Wheels: 22 x 11

Other Upgrades: Carbon-wrapped roof and trunk lid

The Red Lamborghini Gallardo w/COR Focus Forged Wheels

Focused performance.

The Lamborghini Gallardo is the most successful model from the Italian automaker of all time, and there’s a reason for that. It offers an incredible amount of performance in a stunning exotic package with its sharp, trapezoidal lines with a iconic Italian wedge-shape design. It’s a Lamborghini classic, so COR Wheels Review took a page out of their Classic line and installed a set of their Focus model wheels.

For a car that has such a wedge-shaped figure with sharp lines and edgy contours, the COR Focus forged wheels were a perfect fit. Their clean, double-spoke design meshes perfectly with the design language while adding a unique style and character with a touch of performance.

The Lamborghini Gallardo is already at the top of the food chain when it comes to performance cars, and the COR Focus forged wheels only improve this aspect. The forged aluminum alloy that makes up the multi-piece wheels ensures that it is lighter and stronger than its cast aluminum counterparts. This weight savings leads to better braking, handling, acceleration, and even fuel economy (not that you’re worried about that as a Lamborghini driver).

But even if you’re all about dazzling looks and not performance, the COR Focus wheels give the Lamborghini Gallardo a touch of style that’s hard to match. A set of staggered 22 x 8.5 front and 22 x 11 rear wheels were fitted to the vibrant red super car and given a slick Gloss Black face finish with color-matched lips to complement the exterior color scheme. The finishing touch was a set of performance tires that guarantee maximum grip for the V-10 powerplant.

Looking this good with a 500+ horsepower V-10 and a set of COR Focus wheels has never been easier.

Fitment Specifications:

 

Vehicle: Red Lamborghini Gallardo

Wheels: COR Focus forged, multi-piece

Front Wheels: 22 x 8.5 inches

Rear Wheels: 22 x 11 inches

Finish: Gloss black face with color-matched lip

Introducing the Exclusive COR Distributor – FL Auto Import in Taiwan

Bringing the forged lifestyle to the Far East.

COR Wheels would like to introduce our newest distributor, FL Auto Import. This isn’t your average grand opening either. The new FLAuto Import is located in Taipei City, Taiwan in the city’s high-end car dealership district, and brings the exclusive style of CORWheels to an even greater audience across the globe.

At the end of April, FL Auto Import held a grand opening of its new showroom featuring the latest and greatest from our COR Wheelslineup. The modern showroom gives customers the chance to experience the exclusive style and handcrafted forged aluminum alloy that COR Wheels offers with a variety of colors and custom-tailored finishes.

Founded by Eddie Lou, Mr. Wang and Frank Fischetti, FL Auto Import was designed to give customers the opportunity to buy a vehicle and and/or custom wheels while feeling at ease with the friendly and knowledgeable staff. Their passion for automobiles and motorsports is what fuels the staff at FL Auto Import and it translates to superior products and service.

In addition to offering COR Wheels and a number of other accessories, FL Auto Import also has the FL Auto Detail and Spa for a complete automotive transformation, and shop to wrap vehicles.

As part of the distribution partnership COR Wheels and FL Auto Import will be collaborating on a Dodge Challenger project in the coming months. Half of the project will be built in the United States, while the other half will be completed in Taiwan by FL AutoImport. The Challenger will boast some pretty exciting modifications including a new set of COR wheels, K/W suspension, custom exterior graphics by Car Wrap Solutions, and other dynamic aesthetic upgrades.

We’re happy to welcome FL Auto Import as our newest exclusive distributor and look forward to bringing the COR lifestyle to a larger audience.

Lamborghini Aventador w/ Concave COR Encor Forged Wheels

Sharp, defined power and style.

The sharpest and hottest thing to come out of Italy in the past year is the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4. The supercar takes performance and styling to the extreme, putting all 690 bhp from its all-new 6.5-liter V-12 to the pavement in a furious rage while it’s dramatic, wedge-shaped figure slices through air with its knifelike edges. It’s a perfect representation of the Lamborghini brand and with a set of concave COR Encor forged wheels, is a perfect supercar.

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State of the art technology and modern design is the name of the game with the Lamborghini Aventador, and the concave COR Encor forged wheels fit in perfectly with this blueprint for automotive success. Made using an advanced forging process from aerospace-quality aluminum alloy, the Encor wheels are at the forefront of performance, style, and quality. This process of forging removes any kind of imperfections that can form in the creation of the wheel and ensure premium quality and durability.

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The featured Lamborghini Aventador has found a happy medium between performance and style without being too overdone and excessive thanks to a stunning new fitment featuring COR Encor forged wheels. The wheels showcase a concave design that emphasizes the width and power of the Aventador. Each Encor wheel was given a fresh hand-brushed aluminum center with color-matched white lips to match the exterior of the supercar. The forged wheels were then installed in a staggered 20×9 front and 21×13 rear setup that accentuate the wedge-shaped, sharp figure of the Aventador. The final touch is a lowered suspension that makes sure the wheels sit snug with the body work and create a clean, smooth look.

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The Lamborghini Aventador is the perfect supercar thanks to a set of COR Encor forged wheels.

Fitment Specifications
Wheels: COR Encor with concave design
Front Wheels: 20×9
Rear Wheels: 21×13
Wheel Finish: Hand-brushed aluminum centers with color-matched white lips
Other: Lowered suspension

Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport w/ Precise COR Wheels

American concave muscle.

The C6-generation Chevrolet Corvette has provided the automotive world with an impressive arsenal of performance ranging from the base model all the way up to the ZR-1 super car. In between, there’s the lightweight, high-powered Z06, and the oh-so-special Grand Sport.

The Corvette Grand Sport features all of the go-fast looks of its higher-priced siblings along with a few subtle performance enhancements that make it an exciting driving experience, especially when it’s paired up with a set of COR Wheels.

Wheels Performance was able to take one customer’s brilliantly Black Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport to a new level of style thanks to an upgraded fitment with COR Precise concave forged wheels. The entire Corvette, powered by a 430 horsepower 6.2-liter LS3 V-8 was dressed to the nines in a slick black suit. Not only was the entire exterior including taillights, side markers, and even front fender vents draped in the dark color but the wheels were as well, each wearing a smooth black finish.

But there was more to the upgraded fitment than just the black finish on the COR Precise wheels. Both the front and rear of the three-piece forged wheels feature a special concave design that creates a bold and muscular stance for the American super car. The front axle was fitted with a pair of the COR Precise wheels in a 19 x 10 setup while the rear was given a larger pair of 20 x 13s to create a muscular, staggered appearance that emphasizes the rear-wheel drive setup. To improve the grip with the wider footprint, new 285/30-19 and 345/25-20 performance tires were installed.

The Corvette Grand Sport may not be the fastest or most powerful model in the Corvette lineup, but with the COR Precise wheels, you can bet that it is the best looking.

Images courtesy WheelsPerformance.com

Fitment Specifications:
Wheels: COR Precise concave
Wheel Finish: Black
Front Wheels: 19 x 10
Rear Setup 20 x 13
Front Tires: 285/30-19
Rear Tires: 345/25-20

Fitment Credit: Wheels Performance
Call Wheels Performance toll-free at 1-888-23-WHEEL(94335) or 1-305-326-3324 (10:00AM – 11 PM Eastern Standard Time) 7 Days a week or E-mail: [email protected]

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 w/ COR Cinco Forged Wheels

Taming a beast.

When it comes to performance SUVs, Europe has a strong hold on the market with the Cayenne Turbo S, BMW X5 M, ML63 AMG, and others. They’re fast, refined, and exciting. But, America has its own SUV that’s ready to slug it out with the best of them and isn’t afraid to spin it’s COR Cinco forged wheels and burn some rubber in the process.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is a straightforward SUV. It’s big, has a refined interior, and a brutal, American V-8 that hammers the pavement with power. The second-generation SRT8 model features a potent naturally-aspirated 6.4-liter V-8 engine with 465 horsepower and 465 lb-ft. of torque. The team at Automotive Connoisseur Group has taken things a step further with COR Wheels and some engine upgrades that unleash the beast.

To start things off, Automotive Connoisseur Group upgraded the 6.4-liter HEMI engine with a few goodies to ensure its bark matched its bite. The stock exhaust system was removed and replaced with a custom-fabricated header-back system that optimizes backpressure and emits a fierce roar at the touch of the throttle. A new custom-fabricated cold air intake system was also installed to improve airflow and draw cooler air into each of the eight combustion chambers. The result of the upgrades is a dyno-certified 365 horsepower and 366 lb-ft. of torque to the wheels.

That’s a massive improvement over the stock figures, but it’s worthless unless that 365 whp is spinning COR Cinco forged wheels. Automotive Connoisseur Group opted to install a set of Cinco forged wheels on the black performance SUV in a wide 22 x 10 stance for the front and rear axles. Each of the forged aluminum alloy wheels were equipped with 305/35/22 Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta performance tires to achieve greater traction for the mighty 6.4-liter HEMI. The finishing touch for the COR wheels was a slick satin black center finish and gloss black outer rim to match the metallic black exterior paint of the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 with COR Cinco forged wheels and upgraded HEMI engine will surely knock the socks off its European competition.

Images courtesy Automotive Connoisseur Group

Fitment Specifications:
Vehicle: Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
Wheels: COR Cinco
Finish: Satin Black centers with Gloss Black Outer Rim
Front & Rear Wheels: 22×10
Tires: 305/35/22 Vredstein Ultrac Sessanta

Build By: Automotive Connoisseur Group
Phone: 1-877-500-3932 Ext. 2
Web: http://www.execstudio.com

 

Statement From COR Wheels

Due to some unfortunate circumstances regarding a set of COR forged wheels, we feel that it is necessary to publicly address the situation and reiterate our company’s commitment to quality and customer service that has helped us build a strong reputation within the industry.

We are sure that many of you feel this response is long overdue, but given the sensitive nature and legalities involved, we had no alternative but to proceed with care, so as not to inflame an already volatile situation. Until this time, we have had nothing but excellent feedback and reviews from our clients concerning our products and service. In relation to the number of wheels that we have produced, our warranty adjustments have been less than one tenth of one-percent, which is a superb standard for any manufactured product. This is due in no small part to our commitment to building long lasting relationships with our distributors and returning customer base whose support is well recognized and very much appreciated.

The isolated incident that occurred with one of our clients was very unfortunate and unforeseeable, and we are thankful that there were no injuries. The product involved was designed, developed and third-party tested to ensure its integrity, strength, and reliability. The safety of our customers is extremely important to us, and is not a matter taken lightly by any member of our organization.

It is customary–and our preference–to service our customers directly. The client elected to bypass our resolution process by communicating with us through third parties (specifically an attorney). We sincerely hope that those following this series of events can appreciate that we had no other option than to turn this matter over to our product liability carrier, which exists specifically to address situations such as this. To be clear, the claim for warranty denied on the published letter was a response to the client’s attorney’s demand letter, and not COR Wheels refusing to stand behind its product. Prior to the involvement of legal counsel, the client was offered a full refund, regardless of any specific warranty considerations. We would like to clarify that the revisions made to our warranty were a direct result of the client’s attorney’s assertion that our terminology was vague. This does not speak of the safety and appropriateness of the product, which we feel is 100-percent safe for use on or off the track, but rather to the applicability of our warranty. With this revision, our warranty policy is more in-line with industry norms, which even at the OEM level precludes the use in a track environment.

As a final thought, we at COR wheels want to reiterate our commitment to the performance aftermarket and help further everyone’s understanding of the process and technology behind automotive wheels. We have a standing invitation for any interested party or any member of the media to visit our headquarters in Florida, tour our facilities, and meet the individuals responsible for designing, creating, and manufacturing the products that we are so very proud to offer. We sincerely hope that you will avail yourselves of this offer so that you may observe first-hand, our manufacturing and quality control process and the effort that goes into each and every product that leaves our facility.

Sincerely,

Christopher Robles & Robert Herrera
Founders & Owners
COR International, LLC
2799 NW 82nd Avenue

Miami, Florida 33122
Phone: 305.477.5850
Fax: 786.427.1324

Porsche unveils the new Cayenne Turbo S

The following is a guest post by Ryan Konko. Ryan Konko is an expert in the automotive industry and currently holds the position of Senior Motoring Editor at www.MotoringExposure.com. MotoringExposure is an automotive website that is dedicated to providing the latest tuning car news, sexy cars, and high-end motoring lifestyle.

 

When Porsche entered the SUV game with its first-generation Cayenne model, it upset quite a few enthusiasts around the world. How could a sports car company produce an SUV? Blasphemy! While that debate still rages on to this day among Porsche purists, there’s no question that the Cayenne has some serious performance – especially the Turbo S model.

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Now in its third generation, the Porsche Cayenne has enjoyed a great deal of sales success. The new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S is looking to build upon that success but this time with a bit more snarl than your average German SUV.

 

Underneath the hood of the new Cayenne Turbo S sits a 4.8-liter twin-turbocharged V-8, similar to those found in the Cayenne Turbo and Panamera Turbo models. But this engine is a bit different in the fact that Porsche was able to squeeze out an additional 50 horsepower and 37 lb-ft. of torque thanks to some of that German engineering magic. This pushes the total output of the Turbo S to 550 horsepower at 6,000 RPM and 553 lb-ft. of torque from 2,250 to 4,500 RPM. All of those ponies are sent through an eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission to all four wheels and shoots the SUV to 60 mph in a mere 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 175 mph as Porsche Traction Management works to prevent the tires from losing grip.

 

So what good is all that power without that Porsche sports car chassis? Well, the new Cayenne Turbo S is no pig when it comes to the turns thanks to the host of standard electronic aids and already sharp suspension setup. The SUV’s air suspension automatically adjusts to different driving styles thanks to Porsche Active Suspension Management and keeps things glued to the road with Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus and its rear differential lock. A standard Porsche Dyanmic Chassis Control helps utilize active roll bars to stabilize the suspension through turns and eliminate a great deal of body roll that plagues most SUVs and crossovers.

 

Bringing this hulking powerhouse to a halt is a set of gigantic 15.4-inch front and 14.1-inch rear brake discs clenched by unrelenting calipers. But if owners want even more stopping power, they can check the box next to the Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes for lightweight and fade free braking performance.

 

The exterior of the new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S also has a bit of a harder edge than its siblings. New gloss black front air inlets help to redirect cool air to the two snails feeding boost pressure to the engine and the large set of front brakes. A new set of Porsche Dynamic Lighting System Bi-Xenon headlights give drivers better nighttime visibility thanks to its adjustable light range and feature matching gloss black housing. The standard 21-inch Turbo II wheels as featured on other Porsche models come standard, but COR Wheels can change that with a set of their own Porsche Cayenne wheels. The final touch is the “Turbo S” badge on the rear lift gate to differentiate the SUV from the rest of the lineup.

The interior features custom-tailored luxury that complements the turbocharged performance of the SUV. Owners will have two standard choices of leather color combinations with contrasting stitching along with alcantara accents throughout the cabin. Embroidered floor mats, illuminated stainless steel door entry sills, a unique dashboard plaque, and carbon fiber trim set help to make the cabin an exciting yet comfortable place to be.

Porsche hasn’t officially announced the MSRP of its new Cayenne Turbo S model, but it has said that deliveries will start in January of 2013. We’re guessing that it will cost a bit more than the Cayenne Turbo’s $108,750 price, think $120,000.

(Source: Porsche)

 

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