Wheelwright (formerly Alcar Wheelwright), holds not only a position as one of the longest established, but also one of the UK's leading alloy and steel wheel distributors. With over 30 years experience in the Alloy Wheel and Tyre business, we are seen as the oracles of all things wheel-related.
From our purpose built warehouse facility in Maidstone, Kent, we supply automotive retailers with the largest choice of wheel styles available from one supplier. We offer an unrivalled selection of top quality Alloy Wheel brands including: Calibre, AEZ, Dotz, Dezent, Enzo and League. For 2011, we have also expanded our wheel range to include KFZ Steel Wheels, ideal for the winter market.
Formerly a subsidiary of the Alcar Group of companies, and still intrinsically linked to the European HQ of Alcar, Wheelwright are best placed to offer an unrivalled standard of product, service, marketing support and after-sales support.
About Wheelwright's Brands
As distributors for the Alcar brands, we have access to Europe-wide production, logistics and marketing enterprise and are the leaders in the European aftermarket for alloy wheels & steel wheels.The company relies on its own manufacturing plants for:
- AEZ Leichtmetallrader: Innovative, exclusive designs.
- Dezent: Classical, individualism through design.
- Dotz: Tuning, young and trend driven.
- Enzo: Simple, utilitarian design.
We also have our stunning brands primarily aimed at the UK market:
- Calibre: Award-winning styles for contemporary, retro, motorsport and VIP applications.
- League: Wheelwright are the core distributor for League alloy wheels in the UK.
We offer a full wheel program for almost all cars: Alloy wheels in over 60 designs in a broad application portfolio, covering everything from town run-arounds to off-roader's to supercars, in single and multi-piece wheels from 13 to 22". Alloy wheels are produced at two German production sites with the latest technology and machinery. So confident are we of our processes, some wheels carry an extended warranty period of up to 3 years, and the majority are TUV approved (the marque of stringent quality and durability testing).
About The Alcar Group
Alcar Holding GMBH is an internationally active industrial and commercial group which places its strategic focus on wholesaling and manufacturing steel and alloy wheels. The Alcar Group is the market leader in the European automotive aftermarket sector.
The Group’s main business activities centre on manufacturing steel and alloy wheels, as well as wholesaling its products in Germany, Austria and abroad through partners and subsidiaries such as ourselves, Wheelwright LTD. The companies of the Alcar Group stand for innovative design, state-of-the-art production technology and service-oriented logistics.
The company has six proprietary brands and a European network of 30 companies employing approximately 800 persons in 13 countries. The Group’s headquarters is located in Hirtenberg, Austria, approximately 40 km south of Vienna. Read more here.
Wheelwright offers a Europe-wide logistics service via 14 national and 2 international logistics facilities and a next working day delivery service to most areas of the UK. We have teamed up with Tuffnell's for deliveries within the UK and UPS for Europe-wide deliveries. You can find out more about our logistics partners here.
We deliver national and international marketing campaigns in order to drive the end consumers to our registered trading partners by: Imparting sales competence - catalogues and P.O.S - Training and Technical Support - Advertising and PR - and online through this website and our Social Media presence.
Our online ordering system allows products to be searched, chosen and purchased online using the secure Shopatron system. This system then allocates the order to our Retail Partners based primarily on Location: the goods can be delivered direct to customer; or collected and/or fitted in store - this service is unparalleled by any other alloy wheel supplier in the UK and the Shopatron system is a truly pioneering move. Find out more here.
What we are doing now:
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Our alloy and steel wheels often feature in the automotive press. Whether you are a consumer looking for examples of our press coverage; or a member of the Press looking for information for an article, you can find out more here.
We have built a lot of relationships across the automotive industry over the years. As such, we would like to share a range of links from across the web, helping you join our industry partners online. Find out more here.
Partners, Sponsorship and Advertising
Wheelwright works with Partners across the industry to bring product news and more to the wider public. You can find out more about our current partnerships, and information on becoming a partner here.
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