Steel wheels

Test your steel wheel IQ, nineteenth edition

Our “test your steel wheel IQ” series aims to share our passion for steel wheels and see how good our readers are at recognizing them.

Can you name the make and model that the following wheels come from? In some cases we have blacked out the logo on the center cap because it would have been too easy to guess otherwise. Also, there are several right answers for some of these wheels.

Have fun, and thanks for playing along.

1.
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2.
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3.
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4.
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5.
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6.
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14 thoughts on “Test your steel wheel IQ, nineteenth edition

    • 1. Not a 4, but a Renault.
      2. Correct.
      3. Correct.
      4. I’m tossing 4 out of the competition, I’ve been told it’s too hard. It’s from an UNIC truck but there are a lot of other wheel designs out there that are similar.
      5. Hint: French.
      6. Hint: 1960s.

    • 1. Renault, but not a 4.
      2. Beetle, yep.
      3. Correct.
      4. UNIC truck – I’ve tossed that out out of the competition, I’ve gotten a lot of messages saying it’s too hard because a lot of truck use Trilex wheels.
      5. Damn, good eye! That one was tough, too.
      6. Hint: From the 1960s.

    • 2. is a Beetle, yep. That blue one I told you about a few days ago (I haven’t heard back from the owner yet).
      4. is a UNIC truck but I’m tossing it out of the competition, a lot of folks have said it’s too hard.

    • 1. Hint: From a European van.
      2. Correct.
      3. It’s from a Z, but it’ll fit a 600 too so I’ll take it.
      4. It’s from a UNIC truck, but I’m tossing that one out since a lot of trucks / trailers use Trilex wheels.
      5. Not a Rabbit. Hint: French.
      6. Hint: From a station wagon built in the 1960s.

  1. 1) Citroën 2 CV
    2) 70’s VW Beetle/Escarabajo/Fusca/Käfer, maybe a Super Beetle
    3) Subaru something
    4) Fiat N3
    5) No idea
    6) Something French

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