There we go again! Each Year the crew at Street Trucks collectively puts together its list for this year’s best wheel and tire options for your next project. Whether you’re looking to lift it, lower it, street race or drag it, you can find something here for your style of stance. The trend of bright chrome or heavily polished rollers is still strong in this game, but cool colors and custom finishes have made quite the impression over the last few years, which is exciting to watch. Now, you can personalize and customize your vehicle without modifying its factory characteristics if that’s the path you were looking to take.
We don’t only document the best on the market, we also dive deep into the rubber that surrounds these beautiful pieces of automotive jewelry. There are many different options that go into choosing the right tire, so take some time to check out their features before you make an expensive decision you may regret later. Do you need good grip in the rain? Is your area full of gravel and mud? Maybe you want to know which tire can help you carve corners on coilovers? We try to go over them all and bring you the best. Take the time, reading each description and give us your thoughts as to which are going on your next ride. We’d love to see some pictures, so reach out to us!
US Mags Desperado
Introducing the new US Mags Desperado 5 and Desperado 6. These are cast monoblock versions of the company’s popular forged Desperado. The deep lip design has the look of an expensive forged wheel but at a fraction of the cost. The new cast Desperado is available in 22- and 24-inch in offsets and bolt patterns designed specifically for classic and modern street trucks. Available finishes are chrome, silver brushed and anthracite milled.
Mickey Thompson ET Street Tires
A great complement to Mickey Thompson’s popular ET Street R and ET Street S/S drag radial products, the lightweight ET Street Front features radial construction and lower rolling resistance. ET Street Front tires are available in narrow sizes to fit early- and late-model muscle cars, older hotrods and street rods.
This luxury truck and SUV tire is the successor to NT420S, designed as the perfect complement to your vehicle’s aesthetics. The NT420V is available in many popular OE and plus-sizes, including LT-metric sizes for ¾- to 1-ton trucks. The eye-catching asymmetrical tread pattern creates two distinct zones for both dry handling and wet performance, while also enabling cross-rotation for longer tread life. The result is a high-performance, attention-grabbing tire that is a great choice year-round.
The LP2 by Leah Pritchett features a full jacket, closed wheel design. Available in a Satin Black or simple Clear Brushed finish, the inclusive design of the LP2 allows it to enhance the look of any muscle car, whether it’s your daily-driver, canyon-carver or track build. With 20- and 22-inch diameters available, the LP2 blends perfect fitment with tried-and-true motorsport performance.
The Salt Flat
The VN511 Salt Flat is a one-piece version of the iconic Salt Flat Special wheel. The classic design is ideal for hotrods and slammed old school trucks that don’t need the custom widths and offsets of the two-piece version. The Salt Flat uses the Torq Thrust 5 bolt style center cap so it accepts all the optional Torq Thrust caps.
The Ridge Grappler provides the best of both worlds from Nitto’s mud-terrain and all-terrain product offerings. Featuring two bold sidewall designs, one side features a more traditional pattern while the other side features a new, aggressive block design.
The Monaco is available in diameters ranging from 17 to 28 inches in several different widths and offsets. It’s made in the USA in Orange County, California, from 6061-T6 domestic forged aluminum. All barrels are created from 6061-T6 aluminum with inner and outer beads rolled for extra strength, and available in both soft lip and standard lip. They are available in full hi-luster show polish or custom painted to your specifications.
The Chasm’s rotary-formed, split eight-spoke design is offered in 20-inch diameter and multiple width options to fill the fenders of a range of trucks and SUVs. It can be specified in 5-, 6- or 8-lug patterns to ensure the widest possible application list. The Chasm is finished in gloss black with milled accents for a contrasting outline of the spokes. The precision-milled accents add visual depth to the wheel without overwhelming the clean look of the spit-spoke design. We complete the milled brightwork with “WELD Off-Road” branding machined into the wheel’s lip.
Toyo Tires Extensa HP II
The Extensa HP II delivers superb all-season handling, a comfortable ride and a 45,000-mile warranty. This value-driven, high performance tire is the perfect balance between high quality, outstanding performance and dynamic styling. The Extensa HP II stops up to 31 feet shorter in wet conditions than its predecessor.
Are big wheels your thing? Billet Specialties BLVD Series has a wheel for you. Each design makes a bold statement of style that will separate your ride from the rest. They offer true directional spokes and large diameter sizes with extreme custom widths through 16 inches. These look great on a slammed pickup or an American classic with urban styling.
The ZIEX S/TZ05 features the latest in tread compound and construction technology designed specifically for SUV and 1/2 ton sport-truck applications. With an advanced M+S all-season non-directional tread design, the S/TZ05 allows rotation in all directions, optimizing tread life. With double taper-cut tread blocks and staggered shoulder lug grooves, the S/TZ05 is a smooth, quiet and dynamic tire. Available from 18- to 24-inch applications, this tire covers many of today’s popular SUV and LT wheel fitments.
Sage Speed and Custom of Riverside, California, has created a modern take on the classic Buick Rallye steel wheel in beautiful billet aluminum. The wheels range from 15 to 22 inches in diameter and are offered in soft or standard lip design. The valve stem can be placed either on the inside or the outside. They come with polished rim and spokes with black coated inner panels.
Sage Speed and Custom
This strong off-road inspired five-spoke design features a simulated bead lock lip with stainless steel bolts and a push-through center cap with a contrasting embossed Raceline logo. Constructed out of heavy duty A356 aluminum and available in both satin black and bronze finish, this is the Official Wheel of SCORE International Off-Road Racing Series.
The VN506 wheels’ unique spoke pattern, mag gray finish and polished lip accent gives a knockout look to your vehicle. They’re available in a variety of bolt patterns, diameters and offsets—and include a polished rally center cap.
High Performance, Low Profile
The NT555 G2 is the next generation ultra-high performance summer tire designed with the performance driver in mind. With increased traction, handling and wet-braking capabilities, the NT555 G2 will get you off the line quickly, and provide stability in the straights and confidence in the corners.
The American Racing VN477 polished wheel is available in 14-, 15-, 16- and 17-inch sizes. This wheel is built-to-order in a variety of widths, backspacings and offsets. Average build time is three to five weeks but can vary. Custom finishes available for additional charges.
American Racing TT O
American Racing Torq Thrust Original custom wheel with vintage silver center and machined outer lip finish is direct bolt with conical seat lug holes for use with acorn-style lugs. A range of sizes are available. Check the website for part numbers and details.
ICON Alloys recently released its newest wheel design, the Victory. Combining sharp concave lines, an updated lip design with recessed ICON logos and “ICON-optimized” dimensions, this new wheel is not only designed to improve the looks of your truck, Jeep or SUV, but the overall function of the vehicle as well. Available in smoked satin black and our all-new satin black with red tint finishes, the Victory has an unprecedented look that is guaranteed to turn heads.
Everyone knows American Force has a high standard when it comes to wheels with its name on it. It’s clear with this new design for 2021 that they are not holding back any punches and are clearly still at the top of the pack. If your classic Chevy truck needs a little extra torque, maybe picture assertive these wheels under your vintage sheetmetal.
The “professional fun-haver” himself, Formula D drifter Vaughn Gittin, Jr, has named the Hammer wheel his signature off-road flow-form wheel of choice. Available in a satin charcoal or satin black finish, this classically styled, texturized five-spoke wheel comes standard in 17- and 20-inch diameters, blending perfect fitment with tried-and-true motorsport durability.
The Comp Series is the real deal with rotary forged centers for incredible strength and precision CNC spun outer rims for unrivaled trueness. These outstanding racing wheels are among the lightest in the sport.
Super Nova 5
A deep-lip restyling of the powerfully clean Nova wheel, the Super Nova 5 comes in a mirror-like chrome finish. The five, tapered-to-the-barrel spokes are a classic look to add to your truck.
The next-generation, aggressive all-terrain tire that provides exceptional off-road capability and durability, balanced with impressive on-road performance, Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake and studdability deliver confident driving in all weather conditions. StabiliTread technology adds street performance balanced with off-road durability. DuraGen technology offers off-road durability and comfort balance technology allows for a comfortable, quiet ride on the street.
The new Cali offroad Summit design comes in your choice of red or blue and 20- to 24-inch sizes.
Cali Offroad Wheels
Proxes ST III
The Proxes ST III is the perfect balance of dynamic looks and sport-oriented performance for trucks and SUVs. With a wider tread and a silica-based tread compound the Proxes ST III stops up to 6 feet shorter in wet conditions while delivering superb handling, excellent all-season performance, consistent wear and a smooth, quiet ride. Now backed by a 40,000-mile warranty.
Coker Classic L78-15 bias ply 4-inch-wide whitewall tires are an excellent upgrade for a car that originally had 800-15 or 820-15 tires. This includes many American classic cars from the 1950s and 1960s, like Cadillac, Lincoln and more. The L78 tires also work well on hot rods and custom cars, as the 4-inch whitewall provides the timeless old school look.
The Roadian MTX features an aggressive design that is extremely versatile for on- and off-road driving. Each tire boasts a dual sidewall design that allows you to customize the look of the tire on your vehicle. The Roadian MTX also features a standard three-ply design and F-load weight rating that makes it extremely capable for heavy hauling. With such rugged traits you wouldn’t expect the Roadian MTX to be as quiet as it is on the highway, but thanks to its patented tread block design the road noise has been minimized.
Liberator-Forged Double Beadlock
Following the success of the Monster is the Liberator Forged Double Beadlock by Raceline. It’s another industry leading wheel and the first 20-inch forged double bead lock ever released. The wheel uses US made grade 8 zinc bead lock hardware with hardened steel PEM-nuts that, along with captive washers, can be replaced as needed. It features a classic 10-spoke design with a milled in Raceline logo that is easily recognizable. It’s engineered to be one of the strongest wheels available!
The Trail Blade MTS is the first tire in Atturo’s new Trail Blade Sport series. Designed as an extension of its popular Trail Blade M/T, the MTS features a pattern borrowing from Atturo’s short-course racing teams, with grooves, sipes and a 4-lug design. Intimidating sidewalls include a tread block modeled after Quartermaster’s QTR-5 karambit knife. Heavy-duty, 12-ply rated construction across many sizes, with increased load capacity making the tire suitable for ¾- and 1-ton trucks.
KMC Wheels is relentlessly redefining performance on and off the asphalt with innovation and style. KMC is for the barrier-breaking, game-changing individuals who defy conventional thinking in motorsports and use machines to pull off the impossible.
Nexen Tire’s new N’Fera AU7 is designed for the discretionary driver of sports cars, luxury coupes and performance sedans looking for superior traction in dry and wet conditions. The N’Fera AU7 stands out against the competition, especially in wet conditions.
Flat black powdercoating combines classic style with modern technology: Rocket has specially formulated durable, powdercoated finishes that can now be added as a custom finish to every newly purchased Rocket Racing wheel. Custom finishes are made to order and require approximately two weeks to complete.
Rocket Racing Wheel
6-Lug C10 Wheels
Since 1977, Coys Wheel has been a leading retailer of custom wheels specializing in the finest quality wheels the market has to offer. They’re available in 18- to 22-inch sizes. Official Chevy caps are sold separately.
8-lug Now Available
Detroit Steel Wheel Co. builds custom steelies for almost any ride. For access to available sizes, lug patterns, offsets, accessories, measuring guides and specialty tire options, visit their website.
Detroit Steel Wheel
The Liberty is available in 17- through 22-inch diameters for both 5- and 6-lug applications. This five-spoke wheel is shown here in 22 inches in the company’s high polish finish. It offers a range of widths, from 7 to 15 inches, and sets backspaces in 1/8-inch increments. Custom widths available.
Hot Rods by Boyd
The AZ850 is a performance tire designed for the modern SUV, crossover and sport truck, as well as muscle cars. Engineered to take advantage of the increased power and handling ability of these vehicles, the AZ850 asymmetric tread design features different inside and outside contours to achieve optimum balance across the tread face. This evenly distributes the pressure of the contact surface to enhance comfort and handling.
Fuel Off-Road has been capturing the attention of off-road enthusiasts with its cutting-edge designs, fitments and technological advancements. Fuel Off-Road manufactures the most advanced off-road wheels, offering the latest in design and engineering innovations on the market. This latest design is proof that new styles are still coming every year.
Lexani offers an expansive range of custom alloy wheels, Lexani brand tires, luxury automotive grilles and RBP off-road products. The meticulous CAD drawing intensity surrounding each wheel design is performed by the company’s team taste makers and demonstrated through the end results. The new Spike wheel is no exception. Available in sizes 20×9, 20×10.5, 22×9 and 22×10.5 inches.
Intro wheels are totally custom built and can be made to fit any 5- or 6-lug bolt pattern. Most wheels can be made in size 15- through 30-inch diameters. Route66 and Western series are made in 17- through 30-inch diameters. Concave series are made in 20- through 30-inch diameters.
The all-new TSW Sweep wheel is a concave 10-spoke wheel defined by its eye-catching standard finishes. For the first time ever, TSW is offering the Sweep in a new candy red with stainless lip finish. In addition to this, the Sweep is also offered in a more refined gloss gunmetal with stainless lip. For a more aggressive look, matte black with gloss black lip is offered as a standard finish as well.
Introducing the Status Mastadon. The Status Mastadon is a split five-spoke wheel available in two standard finishes: silver with brushed machine face and carbon graphite. Each spoke has unique angles and cuts to emphasize the dynamic look of the wheel. Status Alloy wheels are designed to be distinct and emphasize luxury. Exclusively engineered in 22-, 24- and 26-inch sizes.
The new Vision Wheels 360 design is clean and fitting for your off and on road vehicle. Additional in silver/chrome, chrome, sliver gloss with black machined face, and silver with satin black. With sizes ranging from 20×9, 20×10, 20×12, 22×12 and 24×12 inches.
REV Salt Flats
REV Wheels is a revolutionary wheel manufacturer providing the highest quality wheels through innovation and cutting-edge style. REV Wheels offers a full portfolio of wheels including classic, luxury, off-road, tuner, RWD and OE wheels. No matter what you drive, choose from a variety of finishes to complement your vehicle’s paint job and turn more heads wherever you are with stylish REV Wheels. Choose from anthracite or chrome finish.
When you absolutely have to finish first, the competition-silencing ADVAN A052 is your one-way ticket to the podium. This race-ready, extreme performance summer tire delivers physics-defying levels of grip, making a statement on the street and a standout on the track.
Method 310 Con 6
Method Race Wheels designs, develops and distributes high performance wheels, which represents the company’s commitment to quality, driven by the high standards of performance. Method offers a complete line-up of off-road race wheels for trucks, buggies, rock crawlers, short course, rally and UTVs, as well as street wheels for truck, Jeep and SUV applications.
- One-piece cast 356 aluminum construction w/ T6 heat treatment
- 2 Street-Loc lip with undercut simulates bead lock wheel
- Replaceable zinc-plated bolts around lip
- Includes black bolt-on billet center cap for 5 and 6 lug or a push-through cap for 8 lug
- Load Rating: 5 and 6 lug: 2,650 pounds; 8 lug: 3,640 pounds
Method Race Wheels
US Mags Kompressor 6
From US Mags, the Kompressor wheel features 6061 T-6 forged aluminum, CNC machined centers, welded to 6061 T-6 Spun forged aluminum rims. Standard finish is polished; ask about custom finishes. The Kompressor is part of the forged street series and manufactured and assembled in the USA.
- Available sizes: 24×9, 26×9, 24×10 and 26×10 inches
- Brushed face with polished lip
- 5- and 6-lug options available
REV Wheels 886
REV Wheels also offers wheels for the off-road industry. These sleek wheels deliver timeless style and classy appeal, making them a stellar replacement for those generic factory rims. REV Wheels 50,000-square-foot facility is in the heart of Southern California where the company develops, machines and warehouses its products.
- Available 5-lug patterns
- Available finishes: matte bronze with matte ring
Solid A356 aluminum with T6 heat treatment construction gives these wheels a super strong 2,650-pound load rating and hub centric fitments for common applications. Also featuring a debossed Method logo on the face and a snap-in center cap with embossed Method Bead Grip logo. Patented Bead Grip technology engages tire bead for increased grip at low tire pressures, and a reinforced inner lip taken from MRW race wheel increases strength.
Method Race Wheels
ssdUS Mags new Precision Series wheels are machined from a single 6061 T-6 aluminum alloy forging and available in 20×8-, 20×9.5-, 20×10.5-, 22×8.5- and 22×10.5-inch sizes and more!
This 22×9-inch six-split-spoke wheel comes in high gloss black with chrome inserts. You could earn up to 3,300 points from My Chevrolet Rewards by when you buy a set of wheels. The carbon flash metallic finish adds a custom look and feel to your vehicle.
Arkon Off-Road leads the truck wheel industry with innovative designs, leading manufacturing techniques, forward thinking styles, and a brand you’re proud to be a part of! The Mandela comes gloss black with milled spoke edges in a 24×14-inch size.
Accelerator d.concave design is a high-tech wheel evolved from the classic kidney bean wheels of the past. Shown here with a three-bar knock-off option and smooth lip rim, which expands the center design for a larger look.
The SS-M16 is highway friendly and very quiet for a tire that has such outstanding off-road performance. It is an excellent hybrid tire that bridges the gap between the all-terrain and very aggressive off road tires, and it has a rugged design that will enhance the appearance of any vehicle.
Interco SS-M16s is radial tire available in a wide array of size/wheel combinations, including several sizes taller sizes for 22- and 24-inch wheels.
ARKON Crown Series Victory
New to the truck wheel industry with innovative designs, Arkon uses leading manufacturing techniques, forward thinking styles and branding its customers are proud to support. True directional wheels are the company’s specialty, and truck owners around the country can’t wait to bolt on their own set.
Fury Country Hunter R/T
The new Fury R/T brings the balance of highway and off-road together. The R/T gives a comfortable and quiet ride with excellent traction on wet or snowy roads. Integrated stone and mud ejectors give the R/T superior off-road traction. Perfect for everyday use while providing confidence off-road.
The Wildpeak A/T3W combines aggressive off-road ability and rugged terrain driving without compromise on the pavement. An optimized tread design combined with a silica tread compound enable the A/T3W to excel in three areas: wear, winter and wet performance. The A/T3W is packed with technology, from Falken’s patented 3D Canyon Sipes to an all-new proprietary lower sidewall. Full-depth sipes and grooves maintain consistent performance and appearance throughout the life of the tire.
- Deepest tread in the category
- Powerful high torque support
- Durable off-road capability
- Rugged and rigid tread blocks
- Rugged sidewall protection
- Internal cooling protection
- Superior wear life
- Outer apex sidewall
- Road hazard protection
- 55,000-mile tread life warranty
Boyd Coddington Blaster
Iconic Boyd Coddington Wheels are renowned worldwide. A distinct style and high-quality standards for the Boyd Coddington brand have brought the company to a worldwide level. Boyd Coddington Wheels produce a wide range of custom forged billet styles made in the USA, along with a more affordable line of one-piece cast alloy wheels. Diameters range from 17 to 24 inches and widths from 7 to 15 inches.
Boyd Coddington Wheels
These wheels feature 6061 T-6 forged aluminum, CNC machined centers, welded to 6061 T-6 spun forged aluminum rims. Standard finish is polished.
Lexani Swift 6
Lexani offers an expansive range custom alloy wheels, Lexani brand tires, luxury automotive grilles and RBP off-road products. And since the inception of the company’s Lexani Motorcars division, an extension of our purposeful quality and exquisite design, its mission remains intact: Build compelling designs coupled with precision quality and enthusiasts will follow.
Raceline Outbreak 5
Raceline Wheel manufactures and distributes the highest quality, purpose-built performance wheels in the industry. The company’s latest billet design is this Outbreak 5 pattern. It’s a forged billet wheel that is custom made to the baskspacing you need and in the finish you want. Available in 18- to 24-inch diameters and with 8.5- to 15-inch widths.