The wheels of a car can be overlooked when taking a perspective of the way it looks. Get the design right, and a wheel blends perfectly with the overall design of a car becoming an iconic piece of design in its own right. 

Mercifully, there are several thousand times carmakers have got it absolutely spot on when designing wheels – making any potential list of the greatest a very long one. 

Here, we break it down with our picks for the most iconic alloy wheel designs of all time.