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NEW COR Talon Rugged Series

Introducing our new “Rugged” wheel series!  COR is proud to offer a forged wheel option for the Off Road/Sports Truck market with an original new design.  Due the variety of available suspension set-ups offered for today’s modern trucks we have been seeing the demand grow for a custom tailored wheel option.

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Including builds as mild as a basic leveling kit, to outrageous lift kits exceeding 7 inches.  COR can build you a wheel that will make you stand apart from the rest.  From your mall crawler to your mud machine, we have you covered, with sizes starting at 18” and widths up to 15” and wider, we have a wheel for any job.  Joining our “Rugged”  line up for the first time is our new model, the “Talon“.

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As seen on the  Jeep JK, the Talon has an aggressive concave design that claws deep onto its step lip. Available in all of our standard finishes including Gloss, Satin and Matte Black.  Please contact COR Wheels at (305) 477-5850 for more information.

 

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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.

Cor WHeels Review present the Concave Design named ENCOR

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.

Encor Concave by Cor Wheels Review

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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: wheelsp@gmail.com

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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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Nissan GT-R Featuring COR Encor Forged Wheels

New shoes for Godzilla.

The Nissan GT-R rocked the super car world with unrivaled performance and a Nürburgring lap time that blew the competition out of the water. The Specialized Performance Nissan GT-R is even more potent; packing an 800+ horsepower engine and aerodynamic bodywork. But, the real secret to the car’s success are the COR Encor wheels.

The new COR Encor wheels are more than just your average forged wheel. The Encor wheels undergo a unique weight reduction process that decreases the amount of rotational mass at the wheel hub without sacrificing strength. Each Encor wheel is subjected to  a thorough stress testing process to ensure the wheel is capable of handling the incredible forces exerted by high-horsepower cars.

The exterior of the Nissan GT-R was given a number of carbon fiber aerodynamic additions, but the highlight of the super car is the COR Encor wheels. Each wheel has been given a hand-brushed face with tinted clear coat finish and polished outer lip. This finish complements the contrasting white paint and bare carbon fiber bodywork, but also makes the Encor wheels stand out as the centerpiece of the GT-R. The front axle is fitted with a pair of 20x10s with 265/35/21 performance tires, while the rear features a wider set of 21x11s and 305/30/21 shoes.

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What makes the fitment unique is that the Encor wheels can undoubtedly handle the upgraded power produced by the Specialized Performance GT-R. The 3.8-liter V-6 engine has been upgraded with the full range of HKS products, and a custom-built full exhaust system for an astonishing 817 horsepower at the wheels.

The Specialized Performance Nissan GT-R is every bit at home on the track as it is on the boulevard. While its immense power may shock some, its stunning COR Encor wheels will always remain as the center of attention.

Fitment Details:
Wheel Model: COR Encor
Finish: Hand brushed face with clear tint finish
Front Wheels: 21 x 10
Rear Wheels: 21 x 11
Front Tires: 265/35/21
Rear Tires: 305/30/21

Fitment Credit: Specialized Performance

COR Wheels is the authority when it comes to quality forged wheels. Be sure to check out our lineup of Nissan GT-R Custom Wheels.

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Porsche Classic restores a 1973 911 T Coupe

Classic performance.

There’s something special about driving a classic car, especially when that classic car is a Porsche. A certain passion, enthusiasm, and sense of character are apparent behind the wheel of a vintage 911. As part of the new “Revive the Passion” project organized by the Porsche Club of America (PCA) and Porsche Classic, a 1973 911 T Coupe was found and restored, then raffled off to a lucky individual at the 2011 Porsche Parade in Savannah, Georgia.

The car was found in the Los Angeles area, bought, and presented to the Porsche Club of America at the 2010 Porsche Parade held in St. Charles, Illinois. The car was in a state of extreme disrepair and was also home to a birds nest. Much of the paint had peeled away, the headlights and windows were missing, and interior upholstery was ripped and cracked. The car was even wearing home-made parts from a previous owner’s careless attempt at repair. The history, owners, and service of the 911 T were all unknown. But under this horrendous state of decay was an iconic 911 with the soul of a sports car.

The 38 year old model was sent back to its original home in Stuttgart to be fully restored by the experts at Porsche Classic. 1973 was the last year for the F-model 911 from Porsche. It was powered by a 2.4-liter air-cooled horizontally-opposed six-cylinder engine that produced 140 horsepower at 5,600 RPM. In terms of performance, the 911 T could reach a 127 mph top speed, which, for the day, was quite impressive. The narrow-bodied model was finished in a nostalgic combo of Silver Metallic paint and Black interior.

The project began in 2010 and took almost a year to complete. During the restoration process, Porsche provided fans with an in-depth look at the car’s progress with exclusive online pictures and videos. Every aspect of the car from the smallest screw to each of the Porsche wheels were handled and inspected by a Porsche Classic technician then either refurbished or replaced with an original or reproduction part along with documentation. The body and chassis of the Porsche 911 T Coupe was also treated to prevent corrosion and rust with modern techniques such as Electrophoretic dip coating. After the corrosion protection, the car was painted with multiple coats of water-based Silver Metallic paints for environmental safety. Completing the rebuild process were thorough performance and functionality tests that modern Porsches are subjected to in order to ensure the utmost in quality.

The newly restored car was raffled off amongst Porsche Club of America members at the Porsche Parade in Savannah, Georgia, and then presented to the owner. The total value of the restored 1973 911 T Coupe is unknown.

1973 Porsche 911 T Gallery: 

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AXIOM & COR Expand East Coast Operation!

In an effort to continually offer our customers more innovative products and quicker turnaround times, we are pleased to announce the commencement of Monobloc manufacturing out of our East coast facility. In order to achieve this new milestone, Axiom has made significant investments in their production infrastructure as well as their forging inventory. A brand-new state of the art FEMCO lathe will now join our existing milling capacity located in our Miami facility and will serve to complement our existing lathe and milling capacity in our West coast facility. Together, Axiom is able to offer cutting edge designs, in sizes from 18” through 26” diameters and service both major coasts. Our international clientele will also experience reduced transit times and shipping costs by allowing us to service our European and South American customers directly from our Miami facility, and our Asian clientele from our West coast facility.

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