BITS Presents Regal and Roadstone Private Brands
Tyre wholesaler BITS ships its private brands Regal – manufactured in South Africa by Dunlop Tyres at its plants in Durban and Ladysmith – and Roadstone – made in Korea by the Nexen Tyre Corporation – from the company’s seven depots across the UK. Each brand contains a wide range of patterns for a number of applications: Regal has a UHP product, a TR-rated passenger tyre and a van tyre, while the Roadstone range features many off-road options, in addition to its road-going tyres.
Dunlop Tyres in South Africa, manufacturer of the Regal brand, is part of the Apollo Group, the Indian Manufacturer. BITS says that the whole range meets the E-Marking, DOT and INMETRO ratings. The flagship of the range is the Premium Comfort, which aims for quiet performance alongside superior handling. The Regal stable also includes a van tyre manufactured with a “Shield” breaker, which provides improved puncture resistance and offers long tread life. The range is completed by the RST 220 manufactured in TR rating and offering excellent wet and dry handling and long mileage. Regal can be ordered exclusively from the sole UK distributor, BITS.
The Roadstone range includes the SB702 pattern, which combines a focus on grip and fuel economy.
The HR and VR range is catered for by the N2000 pattern whose V type symmetrical groves maximise drainage and provide excellent grip and mileage.
The ultra high performance tyre is the N3000 which has an arrow centre rib design for high speed driving performance and a shoulder design to upgrade cornering ability. It is manufactured in W and Y speed rating.
Meanwhile, its 4×4 tyres cover a wide range with the Roadian HP SUV suitable for the likes of the X5, Freelander and the XC90, which demand tyre performance equalling that of performance cars. The Roadian A/T, HT and A/T Neo are more aggressive patterns. They feature a wide channel design to help with traction and a twin block design to upgrade durability and road control. The range is completed by the van patterns CP321 and SV820, both of which aim to provide excellent wear and traction.