A growing trend toward black wheels that began with motorsports enthusiasts is turning into a cash cow for Ford. Black wheels are popular among the street-racing crowd not only for their hot looks but also because they hide brake dust well. But what was an aftermarket niche now is becoming a middle-of-the-road trend as black wheels are as likely to be seen on family haulers, such as the Ford Flex cross/utility vehicle, as they are on the Mustang GT muscle car, Ford Marketing Manager ...

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