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MINI Winter Wheels

FIT YOUR MINI WITH SOME NEW WHEELS.                                                    

Fit your ride with some hot MINI Original Complete Wheels. High quality Summer and Winter alloy wheel styles are available. Try before you buy and see what they look like on your MINI with the MINI Accessory Configurator.

Tailor-made specifically for MINI, by MINI – it doesn't get better than this.

 

 




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Storage

CENTRAL STORAGE SOLUTION.

When changing wheels at the start of Winter or Spring the question often arises as to where to put the wheels that have been dismounted. There are several options:
1.
You can take your dismounted wheels away with you.
2.
We can deliver your dismounted wheels & collect them for refitting via our parts delivery vehicle. (Peterborough and surrounding areas only).
3.
You can take advantage of the MINI /BMW Central Storage Solution.
The BMW Central Storage Solution is a convenient and secure way of warehousing your wheels. Once removed, your wheels will be safely packaged, insured against damage or theft and stored at MINI/BMW UK’s central storage facility. 5 days notice will be required to retrieve the wheels and a storage fee of £30.00 + VAT will be levied.
We occasionally have storage space available on site, so please contact us directly for availability.

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01733 707074

 

SAFETY: WRITTEN IN THE STARS.

All MINI Original Complete Wheels are fitted exclusively with star marked tyres. These tyres have been developed in close collaboration with leading tyre manufacturers like Bridgestone, Dunlop, Goodyear and Pirelli, and are ideally matched to the vehicle concept of each individual MINI model.

 

THE BENEFITS AT A GLANCE.

PERFECT FIT
Matching of tyres is performed at an early phase of vehicle development

TESTED
Each tyre has passed stringent testing with up to 50 different quality criteria (the EU Tyre Label demands compliance with only three criteria).

SPORTY
Maximum Grip, dynamic performance – perfectly attuned to suspension components and adaptive systems.

SAFE
Particularly long life, top safety ratings and state-of-the-art run-flat technology.

ECONOMICAL
The systematic use of special materials reduces fuel consumption and lowers noise levels.
RUNFLAT TECHNOLOGY.

Our tyres resist deformation, so they last longer and you use less fuel. Deformation means that energy requirements for the car to move are greater, which increases fuel consumption. MINI Star Marked Tyres are created with reduced rolling resistance, which reduces deformation by means of special materials on the running surfaces and sides.

With MINI Star Marked Runflat Tyres you no longer have to feel deflated, even if you go flat mid-journey. Runflat technology allows you to keep driving on a flat tyre at speeds of up to 50 mph. The reinforced side walls are made of a heat-resistant rubber, while special rim geometry stops the pressure-less tyre from slipping off, even on bends.

FREQUENTLY ASKED CUSTOMER QUESTIONS ON WINTER TYRES.

Question: Do I need to have winter tyres fitted on my BMW/MINI?
(Often asked in association with: ‘We very rarely get any snow’)

Answer:
Snow is only one part of the issue. Another big consideration is temperature. At around 7°C and below, summer tyres harden and grip is compromised. Winter tyres remain supple due to the natural rubber compounds used, providing significantly better grip thanks to their ‘glass transition temperature’ of between -21° to -26°C. In ice and snow, the specially ribbed, self-cleaning tyre profiles come into effect. They ensure
that traction and directional stability are maintained, as well as shortening braking distances. To establish a good margin of safety when outside temperatures drop below 7ºC, BMW/MINI recommends winter tyres with a minimum tread depth of 4 mm.

Question: Don’t winter tyres wear out more quickly, as well as being noisy and uncomfortable?

Answer:
Modern winter tyres are much more suitable for winter driving than summer tyres. When used in such conditions, they are by no means noisy or uncomfortable. It is true that winter tyres wear more quickly in summer due to their softer compound, however, summer tyres will wear 40% faster during the winter compared to winter tyres. All this further underlines the importance to using tyres that are appropriate and suitable to
the season.