A mirage is an "atmospheric optical illusion in which an observer sees in the distance a nonexistent body of water or an image, sometimes distorted, of some object or of a complete scene" (source: www.infoplease.com). Your Mitsubishi Mirage, however, is not an optical illusion; and neither is your car's old age nor its bland style something that is just created by your imagination. The whole scene is true, and if you want to rejuvenate your Mitsubishi Mirage's look or make it more stylish, you better start acting now.
The Mitsubishi Mirage is an authentic Japanese car, and just like all other Japanese vehicles, you can expect it to be reliable and long lasting. However, the plain styling of the Mitsubishi Mirage, probably worsened by its old age, is not something that most Americans like. And if you are as concerned about the style of your Mitsubishi Mirage, then you must be thinking of nothing else but accessorizing or customizing your car.
There are a lot of accessories, custom components and restyling kits in the automotive market for your Mitsubishi Mirage. We must admit, though, that these components are a bit costly, and the entire process of customizing an old Mitsubishi Mirage may take a long time. But if you are on a tight budget, you may probably start with those affordable and easy to install components that can really make a difference. Among them are the custom Mitsubishi Mirage rims.
For those who don't know what a rim is, it is simply another term for wheels. Strictly, though, the rim would only refer to the edge of the wheel upon which the tire is fitted upon. The wheel, on the other hand, would refer to the entire wheel unit, including the center of the wheel, the spokes and the rim. In the automotive market, however, the two terms are used interchangeably.
So, what kinds of rims are available for your Mitsubishi Mirage? There are a lot of custom Mitsubishi Mirage wheels available in the market, and they come in a variety of styles, materials, finishes and sizes. For budget conscious Mirage owners, styled aluminum or magnesium alloy wheels are generally recommended. But if you are willing to spend more, you can install chrome rims as these can make your Mirage look more elegant. For added performance and a more muscular look, you can also take plus-sized wheels into consideration.