Like the C4 itself, the aluminum wheels on the all-new '84 Corvette cleaved to a form-follows-function design philosophy. For example, their integral vanes and side-specific configuration allowed them to function as exhaust fans to help cool the brakes. This 16-inch wheel/tire set was originally slated for the Z51 package, while base C4s were to get a 15-inch combination. But as it turned out, all '84 Corvettes received the upsized combo. The "V" rating on the tires made this the first time a Corvette had truly high-performance rubber as standard equipment.