Future cars Lincoln Navigator

Future cars Lincoln Navigator

Some serious hoot wheel on the Lincoln Navigator.

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  • Consumers have more choices in wheels, direct from manufacturers and dealers, than at any time in automotive history.
  • At Business Insider, the vehicles we test have often been shod with the finest in forged metal available in the marketplace.
  • Over the years, I’ve become quite the wheel aficionado.
  • Here are some favorites.
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I didn’t used to think I was much of a wheel person. But in the six years I’ve been reviewing cars for Business Insider, I’ve come to appreciate what various automakers are offering consumers.

The choice is impressive. You can get a range of large and compelling designs standard, but you can also drop some extra cash on fancier wheels.

These days, my eye almost naturally looks to a vehicle’s wheels when I first check it out. It’s like studying a person’s shoes, which as we all know, totally pull an outfit together.

Here’s a run down of some of my favorites wheels — and the cars that wore them:

Future cars These 22-inch, 21-spoke aluminum wheels with “ebony painted pockets” …

Future cars Lincoln Navigator



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Future cars … Are found on the Lincoln Navigator.

Future cars Lincoln Navigator

Lincoln Navigator.

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Future cars Aero wheels are standard on …

Future cars Tesla Aero Wheels



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Future cars The 20-inch wheels on …

Future cars Porsche 911 Turbo S



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Future cars … The $224,000 Porsche 911 Turbo S evoke a classic Porsche design …

Future cars Porsche 911 Turbo S

Porsche 911 Turbo S (992).

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Future cars But Porsche offers other cool options, such as these more spindly wheels on the 911 Carrera GTS.

Future cars Porsche 911 GTS

Porsche 911 Carrera GTS.

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Future cars These cloverleaf wheels make sense …

Future cars 2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio



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Future cars … on the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, even if it isn’t a Quadrifoglio.

Future cars 2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

Alfa Romeo Stelvio.

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Future cars Serious aggression defines these five-spoke, black “star” wheels on …

Future cars Corvette ZR1



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Future cars … The seriously aggressive Corvette ZR1.

Future cars Corvette ZR1

Chevy Corvette ZR1.

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Future cars As long as we’re on five-spoke wheels, check out these beauties on …

Future cars Ferrari 488 Spider



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Future cars … The $393,000 Ferrari 488 Spider.

Future cars Ferrari 488 Spider

Ferrari 488 Spider.

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Future cars Five spokes not doing it for you? Then maybe seven is better, such as the wheels on …

Future cars BMW M5



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Future cars Offbeat wheels for an offbeat car …

Future cars MINI-e



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Future cars … The Electric MINI Cooper SE.

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MINI Cooper SE Electric.

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Future cars Complicate, intricate, elegant, yet also powerful wheels for …

Future cars Mustang GT Track Day



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Future cars … a track-worthy Ford Mustang GT.

Future cars Mustang GT Track Day

Ford Mustang.

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Future cars The intricate-design factor is upped substantially for wheels …

Future cars Lamborghini Urus



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Future cars … On the epic Lamborghini Urus.

Future cars Lamborghini Urus

Lamborghini Urus.

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Future cars Perhaps a bit low-key, relative to what we’ve seen so far, but I rather liked the dynamic design of the wheels on …

Future cars 2018 Buick Regal GS



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Future cars Such tasteful wheels …

Future cars Mercedes Benz GLC 16



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Future cars My favorite wheel design for all of 2016 was found on …

Future cars Ford GT 15



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Future cars A bit basic, but these wheels …

Future cars Audi RS5 Sportback



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Future cars … Look sharp on the Audi RS5 Sportback.

Future cars Audi RS5 Sportback

Audi RS5 Sportback.

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Future cars The best-looking wheels I’ve seen lately are these 21-inchers on …

Future cars 2020 Range Rover Velar SV Autobiography Dynamic



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Future cars … A $95,000 Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition.

Future cars 2020 Range Rover Velar SV Autobiography Dynamic

Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition.

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Future cars Very futuristic wheels for …

Future cars Jaguar I PACE 2



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Future cars … The very futuristic, all-electric Jaguar I-Pace.

Future cars Jaguar I PACE 12

Jaguar I-Pace.

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Future cars This graceful, eight-spoke design adds some flash to …

Future cars Mazda Miata



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Future cars … The glorious Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Future cars Mazda Miata

MX-5 Miata.

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Future cars But if eight-spokes is too few, you can always find ten on …

Future cars Aston Martin DB9 20



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Future cars … The staggeringly beautiful Aston Martin DB9.

Future cars Aston Martin DB9 27

Aston Martin DB9.

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Future cars Ten spokes are also an option for …

Future cars McLaren 720S 7



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Future cars … For the completely bonkers McLaren 720S.

Future cars McLaren 720S 13

McLaren 720S.

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Future cars And last but not least, we have 17-inch “Granite Crystal” aluminum wheels …

Future cars Jeep Gladiator Rubicon



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Future cars … Supporting the Jeep Gladiator Rubicon.

Future cars Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

Jeep Gladiator Rubicon.

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