Tag: 4×4 tyre

Geoffrey Harris Tyres joins BFGoodrich Off-Road network

Geoffrey Harris Tyres joins BFGoodrich Off-Road network

9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Cornwall-based Geoffrey Harris Tyres has become the latest independent tyre dealer to join BFGoodrich’s UK Off-Road Centre network. The Liskeard retailer is already reaping the benefits of the partnership, bolstering the centre’s all-terrain expertise and its widespread reputation for being the go-to place for 4x4 tyres across Cornwall and Devon.

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Terratoura all-terrain tyre extends Davanti range

Terratoura all-terrain tyre extends Davanti range

8th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Since launching with the mass-market focused DX390 and high performance DX640 in 2015, UK based Davanti Tyres has developed and tuned its range to target expansion into global markets. Last year the company produced its first winter tyres to increase its ability to access customers in the northern hemisphere, especially those countries with legislation requiring the fitment of cold weather tread. Now, in a press launch event at Millbrook, where development partner Tread has been testing for the brand, Davanti has brought to market another fitment designed to increase its reach into global markets, the all-terrain Terratoura, in 10 initial sizes between 15 and 17 inches.

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Performance at an ‘astonishing level’ – Auto Bild Allrad tests all-season SUV tyres

Performance at an ‘astonishing level’ – Auto Bild Allrad tests all-season SUV tyres

18th April 2018 | 0 Comments

It was a victory for Goodyear in the all-season SUV tyre test published by Auto Bild Allrad this month. The publication voted the Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 the winner of its six-tyre comparative evaluation, honouring the Goodyear rubber with the only ‘exemplary’ rating of the test.

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General Tire to supply 4×4 tyres to Guernsey Airport operations vehicles

3rd April 2018 | 0 Comments

St. Martins Tyre Company in Guernsey is now supplying the island’s airport with General Tire’s Grabber GT tyres for its operations vehicles. The airport was supplied previously with tyres from a well-known American 4x4 brand. General 4x4, car and van tyres are distributed in the UK by Micheldever Tyre Services.

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LRO magazine pits General Grabber X3 against BFGoodrich MT KM2 in mud terrain tyre shootout

LRO magazine pits General Grabber X3 against BFGoodrich MT KM2 in mud terrain tyre shootout

29th March 2018 | 0 Comments

LRO magazine has conducted a test to demonstrate the performance of mud-terrain tyres, and the difference the make to driving in deep mud, rough areas and unpredictable slippery surfaces. The magazine fit the General Tire Grabber X3 and BFGoodrich’s MT KM2, two of the most prominent mud-terrain 4x4 tyres available in the UK, to a Land Rover Discovery 2 (245/75R16) at the Snugg’s Pit off-road proving ground in Suffolk, which features some of the UK’s toughest and muddiest conditions. The tyres were tested over 10 gruelling stages in the independent test, with the results verified by LRO’s experienced team.

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Cooper shows six-wheeler and first VW OE fitment tyres in Geneva

Cooper shows six-wheeler and first VW OE fitment tyres in Geneva

22nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe’s rugged Discoverer A/T3 Sport tyres took their place in the limelight at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, as part of the Chelsea Truck Company’s stand. The 88th Geneva Motor Show ran from 8-18 March and placed the Cooper brand in front of nearly 700,000 visitors and more than 10,000 of the world’s media.

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Expanded Milltek Sport stainless steel range now includes VW Amarok fitments

Expanded Milltek Sport stainless steel range now includes VW Amarok fitments

15th March 2018 | 0 Comments

The VW Amarok caused quite the stir when it was released upon an unsuspecting public 8 years ago, not least as it was (and in fact remains) comfortably the largest European pickup truck on sale. Perhaps that’s one reason why Milltek Sport has just added an exhaust designed for the 3.0 V6 TDI to its ever-expanding range.

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Yokohama gives BluEarth-4S all-season tyre its global debut in Geneva

Yokohama gives BluEarth-4S all-season tyre its global debut in Geneva

7th March 2018 | 0 Comments

In what was a world premiere for the company, Yokohama launches the BluEarth-4S AW21 at the 2018 Geneva Show. The tyre is Yokohama’s first European market all-season tyre and will be available from Autumn 2018. The tyre will initially be available in over 30 sizes, ranging from 255/50R19 107W to 175/65R14 82T and the company plans to gradually expand the line-up of available tyre sizes.

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Firenza’s range for the competitive SUV sector

Firenza’s range for the competitive SUV sector

7th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Singapore-based Firenza offers its own range for the highly competitive SUV and 4x4 tyre market sector in the UK and Europe.

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Bridgestone tyre selected for 2019 Jeep Cherokee

5th March 2018 | 0 Comments

In the USA, Bridgestone and Firestone-branded tyres have been specified as original equipment for the 2019 Jeep Cherokee, Bridgestone Americas has announced. The Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza Plus tyre will be supplied as standard equipment on 2019 Jeep Cherokee Overland models in size 235/50 R19.

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‘Lifestyle tyres’ swell Kumho’s SUV and 4×4 tyre range

‘Lifestyle tyres’ swell Kumho’s SUV and 4×4 tyre range

2nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

Kumho’s 4x4 and SUV tyre range has been further enhanced by the addition of the Crugen HP91 and Crugen KL33 SUV offerings. While there are numerous Kumho 4x4 products from which to choose, the majority of requirements will be covered by these new on-road products, plus the cross-functional new Road Venture patterned MT51 and established KL71. Between them they cover everything from such top end SUVs as the Range Rover and BMW X5 to the ever-popular Land Rover Defender. Because this is an SUV-orientated feature and because they are Kumho’s latest products, here we focus on the HP91 and the KL33 SUV.

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Evergreen aims to deliver ‘exceptional ride quality for SUV drivers’

Evergreen aims to deliver ‘exceptional ride quality for SUV drivers’

2nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

As SUVs become kings of the road, demand for larger tyres that deliver on-road comfort and handling growing with them. That’s why Evergreen’s Dyna range includes two SUV tyres which zero in on what really matters to the new breed of motorist dominating the highways.

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Petlas to launch new all-season car tyre pattern

Petlas to launch new all-season car tyre pattern

2nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

In a bit to expand its car, 4x4, SUV and light truck tyre range, Turkish tyre manufacturer Petlas has announced that it is launching a new passenger vehicle pattern.

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Davanti markets its SUV tyres as premium alternatives

Davanti markets its SUV tyres as premium alternatives

2nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

SUVs made up 28 per cent of all European passenger car sales last year, according to automotive market research organisation JATO Dynamics. As research elsewhere in the feature also shows, their phenomenal rise in popularity has created an enormous demand for SUV-specific tyres in larger sizes which still deliver ride comfort, minimal noise and control without sacrificing lifespan.

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Six Pirelli tyres for Lamborghini Urus SUV

Six Pirelli tyres for Lamborghini Urus SUV

2nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

A month after Pirelli revealed it is making OE tyres to Lamborghini’s first SUV (the Urus) the tyre manufacturer is giving further detail of the six tyres it is supplying. For such an extreme car, which can go from 0-100km/h in 3.6 seconds and from 0-200km/h in 12.8 seconds, with a maximum speed of 305km/h, Pirelli could clearly not develop just a single tyre. Depending on the style and driving mode selected, Pirelli has provided Urus drivers with three families of product: P Zero for lovers of performance, P Zero Corsa for those seeking on-track adrenaline, and Scorpion for those who favour more adventurous driving, off-road as well.

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