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Month: April 2022
New Forged SV Styles | Savini Wheels
Looking for some new shoes for your ride?
Savini Wheels is excited to announce some new wheel styles to our SV Forged collection. That’s right, we’ve added more eye-catching car wheels to our popular SV rim collection, making it easier than ever to show off your personal tastes via your car.
These new SV forged wheel styles are elegant, alluring and gorgeous, which will make it hard to choose a favorite! There are five new rim styles, with each as enticing as the next.
Savini SV89 and SV90 feature a multi-spoke design, with both elevating the look of any ride you add a set on. SV91, SV92 and SV93 all have a 5-spoke “star-like” design that stands out on the streets. Depending the look and feel you’re going for, all of these new five Savini Wheels designs would flatter your everyday luxury vehicle, weekend exotic and more.
The new styles all feature a custom bolt pattern, window detail, blind bolt/through-bolt option, proprietary sealant and a deep concave profile. All are custom-crafted for each vehicle and are made using T6061 aircraft-grade aluminum construction. Each style is available in all sizes and in seven different configurations as well as custom colors and finishes.
Forged wheels are popular among car enthusiasts for numerous reasons. The manufacturing of forged rims makes them strong, ensuring much better wear resistance over time. During the process, cavities, porosity and shrinkage are eliminated, thus tightening the wheel’s grain structure. This also results in better performance and handling.
Have your eyes on one of these new Savini Wheel style? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can locate an authorized Savini Dealer near you!
Protecting Your Luxury Car From Theft: 6 Need-to-Know Tips From Savini Wheels
Luxury cars draw a lot of attention, and rightfully so. They look cool, drive fast and turn heads wherever they go. They also tend to have expensive parts and can be easier to access without a key, making them attractive targets for thieves.
You need to take extra precautions to keep your luxury vehicle safe. Here are five need-to-know tips about protecting your car from theft.
1. Write a Common-Sense Checklist
More than 700,000 car thefts occur every year, and the main reason is that people simply fail to lock them or leave their keys inside. You can avoid these mistakes by writing a common-sense checklist and keeping it in your vehicle. Your list might look something like this:
Close the windows
Activate the emergency brake
Turn off the car’s Bluetooth and W-Fi features, if applicable
Turn off the vehicle
Grab your phone, wallet and other essential belongings
Exit the car and lock the vehicle
Test the door handles to make sure every entrance is locked.
You might assume you can remember these simple steps, but a thief only needs you to make a mistake one time. Eliminate that possibility with a common-sense checklist.
Steering wheel lock: Prevents the steering wheel from moving more than a few inches
Brake and clutch lock: Keeps the desired pedal locked in place
Wheel clamp: Attaches to your Savini wheels to prevent the tire from spinning
These devices will stop most thieves in their tracks, but well-equipped carjackers have the tools to remove them. Plus, clamps might not fit on an old luxury vehicle’s wheels. If you want to use this tool, consider investing in strong and light forged wheels from Savini Wheels, which can handle anything you throw at them. You can also take your vehicle’s security even further with these electronic devices:
Aftermarket car alarm system: You can install an aftermarket systemif your older luxury vehicle does not have a built-in alarm.
Immobilizers: Fuse cutoffs, kill switches and ignition disablers prevent the vehicle from starting until a hidden button is activated.
Some vehicles also come with additional security features like four-digit access codes. Consider yourself lucky you have another line of defense if your luxury car has one of these features.
Mind Where You Park
Luxury car owners are often selective with their public parking spaces to avoid getting dents and scratches, but this habit can also ward off thieves. Here are some places you should avoid:
Parking lots with poor lighting
Streets with little traffic
Most responsible car owners can tell if a parking space is sketchy right away. Listen to that intuition and find another spot. Try to park in areas with solid lighting and constant activity. If a parking garage is available for a reasonable price, take advantage of its guards and cameras.
You might also invest in a car cover to hide your vehicle in plain sight. With the exterior hidden from view, it looks like any other sedan or SUV. It also acts as another frustrating obstacle for thieves to get through.
3. Keep Your Car Clean
You should maintain your luxury car’s cleanliness — both inside and out — to discourage thieves from trying their luck. Wash the exterior and keep the interior organized. A tidy vehicle tells thieves you might have it under surveillance. It also suggests that it might have hidden security features inside.
A spotless exterior also makes it easier to spot a crucial piece of evidence: fingerprints. If someone tries to break into your freshly cleaned vehicle, you might find their prints and report your findings to the police.
4. Hide Your Valuables
Sometimes car thefts occur because thieves walk by a vehicle and see valuables inside. They had no prior intention of stealing the car, but the inner contents caught their attention. You can make your luxury car less of a target by hiding your valuables in unlikely places like inside the fuse box or under the backseat.
Better yet, remove all valuables from your car and leave nothing to chance. Keep only the essentials — owner’s manual, car registration, roadside assistance info — and take everything else out of the picture. If a thief manages to get inside, they’ll realize you have nothing they want and might give up before causing further damage.
Step up Your Security Efforts
None of us can entirely rely on our cars’ built-in security system, let alone luxury vehicle owners. You need to step up your security efforts to keep your prized possession safe. Humble yourself and write that common-sense checklist. Invest in more security measures, including simple tasks like parking and cleaning. These tips will protect your car from theft and ensure it stays in your hands for the foreseeable future.
Author Bio: Oscar Collins is the founder and editor-in-chief at Modded, where he writes about cars, luxury topics and more. Follow him on Twitter @TModded for frequent updates!