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Petlas adds four new run-flat sizes to PT741 range

Petlas adds four new run-flat sizes to PT741 range

4th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Petlas has introduced four new run-flat sizes for its PT741 ultra-high performance pattern, namely,. Specifically designed for ultimate performance, PT741 offers an excellent combination of performance and safety (245/40R 20 Reinforced, 285/35R 18, 285/35R 19 and 225/35R 20 Reinforced). According to the company, Petlas run-flat are capable of distances up to 200 km without “any integrity problems”.

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ZC Rubber to introduce new Westlake TBR, Z series PCR tyres

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

ZC Rubber has announced that it will introduce a series of new commercial and consumer tyres in 2019. Covering European TBR and PCR tyre markets, the new products have been designed to meet local customer demands, the manufacturer states.

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Maxxis’ Premitra HP5 ‘highly recommended’ in Auto Zeitung test

Maxxis’ Premitra HP5 ‘highly recommended’ in Auto Zeitung test

22nd February 2019 | 0 Comments

Maxxis’ Premitra HP5 car tyre has received a ‘highly recommended’ rating from German motoring magazine Auto Zeitung in its latest summer tyre test. Competing against top global tyre brands, Maxxis states that the “result demonstrates how motorists can obtain all the hallmarks of premium tyre performance without the inflated price tag.” The Premitra HP5 came third overall in Auto Zeitung’s test.

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Yokohama enters 20th year supplying Lotus with new road legal OE track tyres

Yokohama enters 20th year supplying Lotus with new road legal OE track tyres

5th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Yokohama is celebrating 20 years supplying original equipment tyres to Lotus Cars with another two supply deals. The latest Lotus Elise’s Sprint 220 and Sport 220 derivatives will be fitted with Yokohama’s Advan Sport V105 as original equipment, featuring a new wider front tyre size of 195/50R16, while retaining the 225/45R17 on the rear.

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Goodyear to launch 3-tier UUHP Eagle F1 SuperSport tyre range for road and track

Goodyear to launch 3-tier UUHP Eagle F1 SuperSport tyre range for road and track

13th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Goodyear will launch a new range of three ultra-ultra-high performance (UUHP) tyres in 2019. The manufacturer’s flagship SuperSport range will be available in three variants – Eagle F1 SuperSport, SuperSport R and SuperSport RS – all of which are designed for use on performance vehicles in 18-21” rim sizes.

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Falken expands size options of Auto Bild top-ten rated winter tyre, Eurowinter HS01

Falken expands size options of Auto Bild top-ten rated winter tyre, Eurowinter HS01

26th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Falken has expanded the size range of the Eurowinter HS01 winter tyre in both passenger car and SUV versions. From a previous range of 66 sizes, 99 sizes are now available in the Eurowinter HS01 tyre, spanning the most popular applications. The SUV model, the Eurowinter HS01 SUV, is now available in 39 different sizes. The expansion to the range coincides with Auto Bild’s top-ten verdict and overall rating of ‘Good’ for the tyre in its 2018 winter tyre test.

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Giti brand car tyres now available in UK in 10 PCR, SUV sizes

Giti brand car tyres now available in UK in 10 PCR, SUV sizes

25th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The first tyre for cars and SUVs from Giti Tire’s eponymous brand is now available in the UK, in a strictly limited series of 10 GitiSportS1 sizes, split equally between the original UHP tyre, launched in 2016, and the SUV version, unveiled in June 2018. The 10 sizes, which have no current equivalent in the manufacturer’s GT Radial range, are distributed by Micheldever Tyre Services, though the wholesaler has no exclusive agreement on Giti brand products.

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Falken 2017/2018 UHP test successes a result of manufacturing improvements

Falken 2017/2018 UHP test successes a result of manufacturing improvements

14th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Sumitomo Rubber Industries’ Falken brand has reached new levels of performance over the past few years, evinced by its latest range of high performance car tyres picking up magazine test plaudits against premium brand competition.

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Grouptyre leads with range of high performance brands

Grouptyre leads with range of high performance brands

14th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Large investments in research and technology over the last few years have enabled Grouptyre’s exclusive brands to develop some excellent alternatives within the competitive high performance market at realistic and affordable prices. The wholesaler notes that tyre retailers are demanding increased diversity in the high performance market to meet the wide range of consumer demands at all price points.

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Stapleton’s high performance exclusive brands

Stapleton’s high performance exclusive brands

14th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Stapleton’s wholesale director Nigel O’Hara states that it has built its high performance tyre range to fit in with the somewhat counter-intuitive growth of the sector in turbulent macro-economic times.

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Vredestein supplies Ultrac Vorti tyres for custom-built Tesla Model S

Vredestein supplies Ultrac Vorti tyres for custom-built Tesla Model S

14th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Vredestein’s Ultrac Vorti ultra-high performance tyres have been specified for a unique project: a Tesla Model S-based Shooting Brake commissioned by a Dutch collector, designed by award-winning Niels van Roij Design and built by renowned Dutch coach-builder RemetzCar.

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Firenza offers three UHP patterns

Firenza offers three UHP patterns

14th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Singaporean contract tyre producer Firenza currently presents a competitive choice for the ultra-high performance sector in the UK and Europe with a number of new patterns. The ST01A and ST06 are manufactured in Thailand by what Firenza describes as a world-class producer.

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Kumho high performance range covers major market segments

Kumho high performance range covers major market segments

14th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Kumho’s latest range of high performance tyres has been assembled to tackle all relevant applications from the middle to the higher end of the market.

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Ferrari chooses Bridgestone Potenza S007 runflat for Portofino convertible

Ferrari chooses Bridgestone Potenza S007 runflat for Portofino convertible

13th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has been selected by Ferrari to supply optional runflat tyres (size 245/35ZRF20 (91Y) and 285/35ZRF20 (100Y)) for the 600-cv 2+2-seater Ferrari Portofino convertible sports car.

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Cooper unveils World RX-Edition Zeon CS8 UHP tyre

Cooper unveils World RX-Edition Zeon CS8 UHP tyre

30th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe launched a limited edition Cooper Zeon CS8 ahead of the Cooper Tires World RX of Great Britain at Silverstone. As the official tyre supplier and associate partner to World RX, Cooper was also the title sponsor of the new Silverstone round. The Northamptonshire track hosted World RX as part of the Speedmachine festival on 25-27 May.

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