Early adopters take note: For the latest in carbon-fiber wheels, there are a couple of new choices on the market. Carbon Revolution of Australia supplies wheels for the Ford Mustang GT350R and will sell you a set of one-piece CR-9 carbon fiber wheels for about $16,000 a set. Along with a 40-50 percent weight reduction over traditional alloy wheels, Carbon Revolution says its products will improve acceleration, handling, steering response and tire grip, while reducing stopping distances, fuel consumption and road noise. Get full details at www.carbonrev.com. Similar advantages are available from Maryland-based Vitesse AuDessus The company produces original and custom-engineered (bespoke) carbon-fiber wheels for some of the world’s most prestigious marques, including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti and McLaren. But with a starting price of more than $35,000 a set, exclusivity is virtually guaranteed. www.vitesseaudessus.com.

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