Benefits and Value of Alloy Wheels Alloy Wheels or Alloys are definitely “in” these days. Those bling-bling wheels you see on many vehicles now are all alloy wheels and they’re gaining more fans and popularity everyday. Are they better than normal wheels? These will be the types of questions I intend to answer in this article. Alloy Wheels perform the same function in automobiles as the standard steel ones but they have particular additional features that make them different and arguably better. In comparison to wheels made from steel, metal wheels are made up of aluminum or aluminum alloys which makes them more sturdy and lasting, lighter in weight, better in performance and above all, stylish. These wheels are fabricated either by the process of projecting or by forging of metal alloys. Forged metal wheels are lighter and much more durable than cast alloys but they’re a little tough on the pocket. These wheels are usually the preferred alternative for high heeled sports cars but that doesn’t mean you can’t match them on any other vehicle. Comparatively, cast aluminum alloys tend to be heavier but they’re more economical and yet have almost the same styling as that of forged metals….