BBS Kraftfahrzeugtechnik AG (English: BBS Automotive Technology AG) is a high performance automobile wheel design company headquartered in Schiltach, Germany. BBS serves North America through BBS of America, located in Braselton, Georgia, adjacent to the Road Atlanta Racetrak. BBS produces wheels for motorsport, OEM, and aftermarket applications.
The company employs approximately 1,200 employees worldwide (2007). BBS trades on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Symbol: BKS3) with a market captialization of €8.15M
In 2007 BBS went bankrupt and was taken over by the Belgian firm Punch International.
BBS has and continues to supply OEM wheel applications to a number of automobile brands. In street vehicles, their products can be seen on brands such as BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Ferrari, Maserati, Rolls Royce, Jaguar, Infiniti, and Volkswagen. In the past they have supplied wheels to Subaru.
Lexus will soon be using BBS wheels in its IS-F. The cross-spoke design (pictured), which superficially resembles a wire wheel, is extremely common on sports cars produced from the 1980s to the early 1990s, and is light in weight compared to many other styles. One of the most notable wheels of them all they have produced was the three piece RS, released in 1983 and would become a popular aftermarket features as well as being replicated by other manufacturers. Another wheel that has since become a popular design as well as being replicated by numerous companies is the RG, the company's first wheel produced, known as Rennsport, a competition use only wheel has been copied by Speed Star Racing for its Formula Mesh series.