What does BBS mean on rims?
In the beginning, they thought of a brand combining the first letter of their names, as well as their town’s name – BBS (Baumgartner, Brand, Schiltach). Things started to move. However, Heinrich Baumgartner wanted more. He wanted to make the most beautiful rims in the world.
Where are BBS LMS made?
Located in Takaoka-City, BBS Japan creates the forgings for all of our forged road and racing wheels. Hydraulic forging presses up to 9000 tons are used to produce the forgings that will become a BBS wheel. Back in 1983, this facility produced the die-forged “RS” design wheel that is still an icon today.
Is BBS going out of business?
German manufacturer BBS, which is widely known for producing ultra-stylish, high-quality wheels for both OEMs and aftermarket retailers, has just filed for bankruptcy. This is the third time in the last 13 years. According to Motor Illustrated, the 50-year-old company—owned by South Korea’s NICE Holdings Co.
Why choose BBS LM wheels?
BBS LM wheels are impeccable in power and lightness with modern forging techniques worldwide. The BBS LM is particularly built for high-end, luxury vehicles with its clean edges and excellent shape. It is an aluminum forged wheel with the highest resistance possible using the smallest possible material. Why Choose BBS Wheels?
What is a BBS LM?
The BBS LM is particularly built for high-end, luxury vehicles with its clean edges and excellent shape. It is an aluminum forged wheel with the highest resistance possible using the smallest possible material. Why Choose BBS Wheels?
Are there any wheels on back order from BBS?
It is not uncommon to have certain sizes on back order from BBS. The BBS LM rims are iconic. Wheels have a Diamond Silver painted center, diamond-cut rim, and clear protective top coat to protect the finish. BBS was founded in 1970 by Heinrich Baumgartner and Klaus Brand in the town of Schiltach located in the Black Forest of Germany.
Why is the wheel called the LM?
Because, remember, like all BBS Forged wheels, the LM is applied with 18 million pounds of force while it is being formed. This prestigious wheel is named after an equally prestigious event for us petrol heads, the 24 Hours of le Mans.