► APEX | 17” & 18” VW SM-10 Track Wheels For the MK6 Golf/GTI/R


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APEX 17" & 18" SM-10 Lightweight Track Wheels With Massive BBK Clearance For The MK6 Golf/GTI/R

Introducing the new SM-10 wheels for the MK6 VW Golf/GTI/R chassis. These 17” and 18” wheels will be offered in both 8.5” and 9” widths to ensure all types of drivers have access to the right wheel fitment for their specific needs. When the team at APEX Race Parts initially reached out to the Volkswagen community with the intention to offer a race-focused wheel line for both the MK6 and MK7 Golf chassis, the feature and functionality requests from engaged enthusiasts were overwhelming. We quickly learned there were numerous gaps in the current aftermarket offerings, and as a result, we made it our mission to engineer better wheel solutions for VW drivers on and off the race track.

Specifically, there was a demand for an aggressive, strong, and lightweight 17” track-focused wheel line with the ability to clear many of the popular big brake kits that typically forced enthusiasts to use 18″ wheels. For weekend track warriors and racers, running unnecessarily large 18” wheels meant more weight, less tire sidewall, and higher tire running costs. Leveraging laser scanning and exhaustive on-car fitment testing sessions, our engineers optimized the barrel shape and spoke curvatures of the SM-10 design which allows our most track-focused 17×9” wheel to clear the popular Macan/Q5 340mm brake upgrade, as well as noteworthy aftermarket BBK’s like Essex AP Racing and StopTech 355mm kits.

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Available Sizes

17x8.5” ET43 - 19.6lbs
17x9” ET42 - 20 lbs
18x8.5” ET43 - 20 lbs
18x9” ET42 - 21 lbs

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Available Finishes

About the Design

The SM-10 is part of our Evolution line, with features typically only found on higher-end forged wheels. For those who need a superior wheel, but don’t have the budget for forged.

- I-beam spokes for reduced weight
- Reinforced inner lip for strength
- Massive brake clearance
- Unmatched replacement program
- Lifetime structural warranty
- Independently tested and certified

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About Us

Since 2007, APEX has produced lightweight wheels with extreme durability and unprecedented value for the performance driving community. Combining proven Motorsport design features, vehicle specific optimizations, and advanced flow-forming and forging technology, APEX engineers wheels that meet and exceed the diverse needs of weekend track warriors and competitive club racers.
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I've been following the threads in the Mk7 forum on and off. Those guys seem to be really happy about these, and I feel that the fit and finishes look to be beautiful pairings with our cars here in Mk6. My only wish is that these had come out before I bought my Enkeis! 🙃:p