TORQ THRUST M Gloss Black with Machined Lip wheels by American Racing®. This modern development of the Torq Thrust wheel is made in classic style for contemporary cars. If you like the modern takes on classic muscle and sports cars, you need this modern version of the classic Torq Thrust wheel. American Racing Torq Thrust has become a trademark for American muscle and sports cars regardless of era.
American Racing is the original custom wheel company. Some say the aftermarket for light alloy wheels was created by the success of the American Racing Torq Thrust wheel. This wheel started its career on the drag strip, but soon found its way to the muscle street cars that came onto the roads in the first half of the 1960s. The Torq Thrust was designed with "tapered parabolic contour", as opposed to a semi-solid modular design, to increase brake cooling and make the wheel lighter. It has been developed over the years to accommodate disc brakes and new hub designs, but the basic style has not change. It was perfected from the very beginning.
The designs of American Racing are still being produced today, serving the market with wheels that fit American muscle and sports cars of both today and yesterday. The spoke styles of the original Torq Thrust wheels – the pointed, the round, the D-style and the daisy style of the 200S – are still with us, and there is no better way to give your vehicle true American Muscle or Sports Car character than fitting a set of American Racing Torq Thrust wheels.
- Classic Style Custom Performance Wheels
- Cast 1-Piece Construction
- Heat Treated Low-Pressure Casting in Aerospace Grade T-6061 Aluminum
- Compatible with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
- Lug Bolts/Nuts Provided with Wheels as per Fitment
- Center Caps Provided with Wheels as per Fitment
- Tested to Meet and Exceed SAE and VIA/JWL standards
- 1-Year Warranty on Finish
- Lifetime Warranty on Wheel Structure
- Lip size may vary depending on the size of the wheel
- All wheels are custom made and are therefore not returnable
- Wheel and or Wheel & Tire orders are special ordered and cannot be cancelled or returned
Regardless of what styles or sizes you're interested in, the one thing you can depend on to come with every wheels or wheels and tires order is the best buying experience in the business. From fitment help from our in-house wheel experts to shipping packages certified by UPS, we'll take care of you and your order every step of the way. We know how much of a financial investment you're making in a set of wheels or wheels and tires, and in return we'll deliver service and product that is second to none.CARiD ADVANTAGE
Dedicated Wheel Experts Our in-house Wheel Team is always on hand to assist you with any questions
Guaranteed Fitment Your new wheel and tire package will perfectly fit your car - guaranteed by CARiD
Wheel & Tire Packages Save your precious time and money by ordering a complete wheel and tire set
Customization Options Whatever color you want, we can fully customize any rims in our in-house paint facility
State-of-the-Art Equipment We use advanced Hunter® equipment to ensure damage-free mounting & accurate balancing
TPMS Sensors TPMS sensors purchased as part of a package are installed at no additional charge
Free Mounting & Balancing Order a wheel & tire package and get professional mounting and balancing for free
Free Nitrogen Inflation Nitrogen inflation increases tire life & fuel economy. With us, you get it free of charge
Free Installation Kit Your new wheels will come with all hardware needed for hassle-free installation
We take pride in our fitment information and don't take our fitment guarantee lightly. You can depend on the fitment advice from our professionals because they have decades of knowledge and experience to draw from. Research the brands of equipment we use and the wheel accessories we offer and you'll find they're the finest in the industry, because we want you to have the best. The combination of products and services we provide cannot be matched, especially by a local tire store.
If you are looking for truly classic custom wheels, there is no place better to go than to American Racing®, the company that invented the custom wheel! American Racing Equipment Inc. was started in 1956 by drag racer Romeo Palimedes, making magnesium rear wheels for dragsters. Their first custom wheels for road cars were introduced in the beginning of the 1960s, with the Torque Thrust, introduced in 1963 considered to be the wheel that created the custom wheel market. The Torque Thrust is one of the most copied wheels ever. American Racing is still producing the wheel, adapted to modern car hubs. American Racing has maintained its pioneering spirit all through the years, and is still leading in the segments of the custom wheel market serving racing and classic car enthusiasts. Muscle cars and American sports car, especially Corvettes, just don’t look right with wheels from brands lacking the heritage of American Racing. American Racing designs and engineering features have stood the test of time. The company is confidently rolling into the future on traditional, contemporary and futuristic wheels, all carrying decades of experience, expertise and tradition. The American Racing product line is characterized by design elements borrowed from racing and by competitive strength-to-weight ratios. The wheels come in staggered fitments, modern finishes and in both classic and contemporary sizes.Product Reviews (11)
Every Customer can leave a review about our service and the product that was purchased. In order to leave your review for your new product, please follow the link in the email you receive after completing your purchase. You can rate appearance, ease of installation, price/value and product quality.AMERICAN RACING® - TORQ THRUST M Gloss Black with Machined LipAverage Rating: 4.9 of 5APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYShow Next 10 All American Racing Wheels & Rims Reviews(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY| Posted by Tim | (Amarillo, TX)
Wheels and tires are perfect, everything was easy.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2003 Chevy Impala | Posted by Steve | (Decatur, IL)
My 1st time ever buying wheels for my Impala, have bought vehicles with aftermarket wheels already installed. Searched the different sites and chose CARiD.com for the ease and selection of wheels to look over. They made it very easy and comfortable to purchase and shipping and handling was on time. Thank you for a great experience, I will recommend you to all of my friends, sincerely Steve Wilderman.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(4.3)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2011 Chevy Camaro | Posted by Jeff | (Wylie, TX)
Nice.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2006 Jeep Liberty | Posted by William | (La Porte, IN)
My son in law changed my rims for me without any problems, they look great on my Jeep. I am very happy with the look, cost, shipping and customer service. I looked at other sites but always came back to CARiD also I liked being able to put the different rims on my Jeep to see how it would look. Thank you!Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2002 Pontiac Grand Prix | Posted by Micah | (Lamar, CO)
I am very pleased with both the product itself, and the service from CARiD. The wheels look amazing on my Pontiac Grand Prix and there were no issues with installation.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY1970 Ford Mustang | Posted by Jeffrey | (League City, TX)
These were perfect for my 1970 Mustang. Great looks, quality build, excellent.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(4.8)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2012 Chevy Camaro | Posted by James | (Grants Pass, OR)
I put them on a 2012 Camaro Inferno Orange metallic and they look bada**!Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY| Posted by Bryan | (Ukiah, CA)
Perfect.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY1987 Chevy Corvette | Posted by Richard | (Tucson, AZ)
Excellent product! Only matched by the service from CARiD.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY1981 Chevy Camaro | Posted by Zack | (Hope, IN)
I Bought the black torque thrust wheels with the machined lip they are the wheels I've wanted on my car for 10 years. My Camaro has never looked better, those wheels set it off like crazy I have to keep looking back at my car every time I get out. I was told by several other companies that they didn't make that wheel for my car but luckily CARiD not only had them for my car but they were the exact set up I wanted. Ordering the wheels was super easy the customer service were super helpful. After receiving my wheels the installation was a breeze and my car has never ridden better.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:
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- There is a high risk of damage when transferring TPMS from your factory wheels to your new aftermarket wheels
- Conveniently receive a fully functional and assembled wheel & tire package without having to do any extra work or incur further costs
- Always have an extra set. Enjoy the convenience of quickly switching between your factory and custom wheels for Snow or Racing
- We have state of the art equipment to "scratch-less" mount and "road force" balance any size wheel and tire that most local shops cannot
- Oro-Tek has been engineering and manufacturing premium quality sensors since the beginning of TPMS
- Save money on installation since we install TPMS sensors at no charge
- Save money on shipping since shipping wheels and tires separately costs substantially more
- Save money on assembly since we mount and balance at no charge