Enkei RPF1 Wheel 17x8.5 5x114.3 MAT PROCESS: Shaping by the MAT process reduces wheel weight by 10%-15%. Every pound of unsprung weight savings has the effect of reducing overall vehicle weight by 20lbs.F1 REPLICA: Enkei is an official supplier of the McLaren Mercedes Formula One Team. The RPF1 was developed using the same technology as the Formula One race wheel.TWIN SPOKES: Enkeis dual open stance spoke design is used on the McLaren Mercedes Formula One race wheel. The twin spokes achieve better stress dispersion on curves, hard braking, and extreme race driving.CENTER DESIGN: Enkeis pocket design around the bolt circles increases rigidity and keeps the wheel cooler during aggressive race driving.
In 1986 Enkei became actively involved in motorsports by supplying 3-piece wheels to the F1 team, Minardi. In 1995 Enkei became an official supplier for team McLaren, which took championships home in 1998 and 1999. This team won four consectutive championships from 1996 to 1999. Enkei also supplies wheels to teams that race in the Japan GT Championship (JGTC), Super Taikyu, Formula Drift, Time Attack/Super Lap Battle, World Rally, SCCA, and D1 Drift.
All Enkei wheels are Spec-E. Enkei established its original test standard called Spec-E which is more rigorous test standards exceeding JWL requirements. Spec-E wheels represent Enkeis commitment to higher quality and saftey, enthusiasm for racing, and passion for innovative design and performance.
Enkeis MAT processes make wheels strong and anti-flex. All MAT wheels are extremely stong and lightweight, which allows the car to accelerate faster and have more efficient braking, which in turn allows you to drive smoother and faster.
Enkei RPF1 Wheel Features:
Offset: 30 or 40 (select below)
Bolt Pattern: 5x114.3
Bore Diameter: 73
Weight (lbs): 16
Finish: F1 Silver or SBC - Special Brilliant Coating (select below)
Wheels sold individually.