I used to have a set of Rota Torques. They were good wheels, did a good season of auto-x in them. They were well built and made my 3 look good. People bash on them, but they suit their purpose just like any other aftermarket wheel.
Regardless of the fact that some things would potentially ruin any wheel going fast enough, it does not happen very often to a Rays wheel. Not to mention Rota is incapable of making a wheel as light as something like a CE-28N and yet they are still stronger than anything Rota makes.
I have a set of very light SSR's and have hit some pretty bad bumps and potholes with, the wheels are still perfect condition structurally after 6 years of driving. I have seen a lot of cast wheels get bent over bumps that are no worse than what I have hit. And this is comparing one wheel that weighs 13 lbs (forged) to 19 lbs (cast).
Im not trying to bash on Rota, thats been done enough already. They make good wheels FOR the price...but they don't make good wheels.
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