Used Rover Alloy Wheels x1
All used Rover Alloy Wheels x1 listed on Breakeryard.com are tested, original (OEM) manufacturer parts and come with a 14 day money back guarantee. Breakeryard.com list used car parts for Rover are from premium breaker yards from across the UK, saving you up to 80% compared to main dealer prices.
About Alloy Wheels x1
An alloy is a combination of two elements, one being a metal, producing a metal with different properties, that is stronger; often more lightweight; efficient at heat conduction; easy to shape into different formations; and more resistant to rust than the more commonly used steel. These are reasons why alloy is a popular choice as the material for car wheels. Modern manufactured alloy wheels are usually made of an alloy of aluminum but can also be made of an alloy of magnesium or chrome.
The Rover alloy wheel X1 is a durable wheel and is the perfect replacement or spare wheel for your car.
The wheels of a car are, of course, a crucial part of the car. Choosing the right wheels for a vehicle is important; they play a big part in how well the car handles on the road, affecting the performance and general efficiency of the car. Being lighter the model> alloy wheel X1 can enhance the performance of a car by reducing the amount of fuel the car uses, improving steering, performance, acceleration and braking. Being excellent heat conductors means that with alloy wheels your brakes are less likely to fail when under pressure. Functionality and durability aren't the only reason alloy wheels are popular with car owners. Alloy wheels have a certain look and style that can enhance the aesthetic appeal of a car offering sleek bare metal finishes and various shapes, designs and styles of wheel, allowing drivers to customize and personalize their car.
Although more resistant to corrosion than steel wheels, the Rover alloy wheel X1 is likely to eventually become susceptible to rust and is particularly given to galvanic corrosion, which can lead to problems with the tyres letting out air. Alloy wheels should be protected with a cover, paint or a sealant which will increase their resistance to corrosion and regular cleaning will help to increase their lifespan and look. However, due to the amount of wear and tear they receive on the road, from adverse weather and debris such as stones, mud, water etc. as well as being prone to receiving dents, knocks and scratches, they will eventually need replacing. When purchasing just one alloy wheel ensure it matches the other three wheels on your car, that it is the right size for both the tyre and your car (using the wrong size wheel and tyre can cause damage to the car) and that it is compatible with the make and model of your car. More expensive to produce than steel wheels’ alloy wheels are generally more expensive to buy.
- Rover worked with the BRM F1 team to make the aptly named Rover-BRM. It took a lap of honour in the 24 hours of Le Mans in 1963 as the first gas-driven prototype sports car.
- The Rover 200 and 400 series, commonly known as the R8 Rovers, are also called Wedges by owners, due to their unique shape.
- Although there were a few Rover-made cars released in the ‘80s, none of them had the word Rover on any of the badging. Instead, they were called Austins, but they did have a similar, Viking-inspired badge.
- The Rover name has had a turbulent history, but they achieved some amazing things. In March 1950, they unveiled the prototype of the Rover JET1. It was the first car to ever run off a gas turbine engine. It could reach a speed of 88mph! However, it did manage 150mph during speed tests. The JET1 is now on display at the London Science Museum.
- In 1952, noted car journalist, Bob Dearborn, famously wrote in his Road & Track review that, "… I honestly believe (barring the Rolls-Royce) that there is no finer car built in the world today."