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McLaren P1 Getting World’s First 3D-Printed Titanium Wheels, Built by HRE

McLaren P1 Getting World's First 3D-Printed Titanium Wheels, Built by HRE

Written by David

November 13, 2018

With Titanium 3D-printing having gained traction recently, the time has now come for the aftermarket wheel realm to embrace the technology. So while the said fabrication method has been used in fields like aerospace (satellites) and medicine (artificial skeleton parts), we can now talk about the first titanium 3D-printed custom wheels. World’s First 3D-Printed Titanium Wheels Developed by HRE Wheels together with GE Additive, the wheels are described as a prototype and while the wheel specialist is obviously planning to bring such items into production, no further details on the real-world plans have beeb released to date. Instead, we received what seems to be a three-dimensional rendering of the McLaren P1 wearing the said shoes, as you’ll get to notice in the piece of footage at the bottom of the page. We’re looking at design elements such as interlacing spokes and hollow areas, since the new technology brings plenty […]


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