SOURCE: HRE Performance Wheels

June 07, 2007 12:00 ET

HRE Performance Wheels Launches Three New Models in the Popular 940R Series

New Models Expand Series to Include Spoke Twist Designs and Engineered With High Load Rating for Large Sedans, Sport Utility Vehicles and Performance Coupes

VISTA, CA--(Marketwire - June 7, 2007) - HRE Performance Wheels, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality forged custom alloy wheels, has launched three new models in its popular 940R Series. The new models are engineered with a high load rating that is designed specifically for large sedans, sport utility vehicles and performance coupes and feature a spoke twist design.

"Since its introduction in 2005, the 940R Series has received a strong response from retailers and car owners looking for a wheel that is light, stylish and performs well," said Evan Kinsella, president of HRE Performance Wheels. "These three new models embody the engineering, design and quality in manufacturing that has become the HRE standard."

The three new additions to the series are the 941R (10-spoke twist), 944R (7-spoke twist) and the 949R (14-spoke twist). Highlights of the new models include: ultra deep-lip designs, forged 6061-T6 aluminum three-piece construction, custom offsets for aftermarket brake clearance and the lightest three-piece large vehicle fitments available. The three models are available in custom three-piece fitments and finishes in 20, 21 and 22 inch diameters, with widths up to 13 inches.

HRE Performance Wheels is one of the most respected manufacturers of forged custom alloy wheels in the world. The company offers a wide selection of wheels in custom sizes, finishes and colors through a network of authorized retailers across the country. The HRE brand was built on the principles of performance, leading-edge quality, precision fit and incomparable style. Every HRE wheel is manufactured in the United States and custom-built by the finest craftsmen using the latest state-of-the-art technology. HRE integrates its engineering, design and manufacturing functions within a single facility to ensure that each HRE wheel meets the exacting standards of the company's discriminating customers. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Vista, Calif. More information is available at

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