Radio-controlled transforming vehicle from Nikko
Fast flying transforming Radio control Morphinator from Nikko. Chromed wheels and fast speeds. Transforms Morph'Nator for a high riding SUV and a low rail dragger. Impact resistant bumper, side by side transmiter with transforming button.
The use of chrome on automobile wheels has its roots in the early 20th century but gained significant popularity in the post-World War II era, particularly in the United States. The chrome-plating process involves coating a metal, usually steel or aluminum, with a thin layer of chromium to produce a shiny, durable surface that is resistant to corrosion and easy to clean. The aesthetic appeal of chrome wheels became synonymous with luxury, high performance, and custom styling. Chrome wheels became popular in the custom car culture of the 1950s and 1960s and have been a status symbol ever since. They were often seen as an upgrade or an optional add-on for luxury and performance vehicles. Over time, advancements in plating techniques and materials have made chrome wheels more accessible and affordable, expanding their appeal across a broader range of vehicles and consumers.