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If you know the tire size of your classic car, you can use the “classic tire finder” and it will offer you the best options of vintage tires in that size.
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Ruote Borrani Wheels
Borrani has a unique relationship with many famous car manufacturers such as the outstanding marques of Alfa Romeo, Maserati and Ferrari. These relationships span a pre and post-war heritage. Today, there are only four surviving brands that are still active, which can freely relate to this relation, these being Pirelli, Michelin, Borrani and indirectly, Shell.
The Classic Ruote Borrani wire wheels have various advantages and unique selling points which distinguishes them from other wire wheels.
Originality: Ruote Borrani Milano are OEM supplier of wire wheels for many other famous carmakers like Ferrari, Maserati etc.
Strength: forged components, polished or painted alloy wheel rims with steel spokes.
Lightness: Borrani wheels are approximately 25% less the weight of steel wire wheels.
Quality: hand made in Italy to the highest standards. Every car type has one or more specific wheel designs.
Looks: polished alloy or painted, which gives more of a quality look than steel wire wheels.
Delivery: Borrani wheels are bespoke manufactured with a lead time of approximately 6 weeks.
For more information on the Borrani wheels you require please contact us at [email protected]
Classic Car Tires
Ruote Borrani Wheels have always been fitted with the highest quality performance tires to suit the classic sports cars of the period. Importantly fitting period classic tires to these sports cars today, helps to maintain the handling and the spirit of the age.
Pirelli Classic Tires were fitted to the majority of Borrani wire wheels produced. Through out the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s the Italian sports car industry celebrated the Stella Bianca as the best performance crossply tire. This was promptly followed by the Cinturato CA67, came into being in 1952, but took hold with Ferrari, Maserati and Alfa Romeo in 1960. The CN72 which stormed the world in 1964 as the biggest tire able to handle the power of mid 60s supercars. Onto Pirelli’s low profile tires the CN36 of 1968 and the CN12 of 1971.
Michelin Classic Tires are again a world leading performance classic tire, that is ideally suited to so many Borrani wheel applications. The Michelin X of the late 1940s was the first radial tire, the XAS the first asymmetric radial tire from 1965, perfect for little sports cars and the Michelin XWX was a mainstay for Ferrari throughout the 1970s.
Dunlop Classic Tires are still made under licence, sadly no road crossply tires, but the fantastic range of Dunlop Racing tires is an integral part of what makes historic racing what it is today. There is also the Dunlop Aquajet in a few important classic car tire sizes, with such an evocative tread pattern from 1968.