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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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B+B Reifencenter to distribute Triangle tyres in Germany

B+B Reifencenter to distribute Triangle tyres in Germany

22nd May 2018 | 0 Comments

Triangle Tyre has signed a distribution agreement with wholesaler B+B Reifencenter for the German market. Triangle stated that the agreement is part of its strategy to increase its presence across Europe. This also encompasses a renewed range of improved car tyres.

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Yokohama introduces all-season BluEarth 4S AW21

Yokohama introduces all-season BluEarth 4S AW21

17th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The increasing popularity of all-season tyres in Europe has led to an increase in product development in the segment as manufacturers, especially premium manufacturers, move to launch products offering less of a compromise of characteristics than ever before in the segment. Yokohama, a global brand that has arguably done more than any other tyre manufacturer not already part of the big seven to make a convincing case for being categorised as a premium brand, is the latest to launch a next generation all-season product, the BluEarth 4Seasons.

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Falken to exhibit 3 new tyres at The Tire Cologne

Falken to exhibit 3 new tyres at The Tire Cologne

1st May 2018 | 0 Comments

Falken Tyre will launch three new tyre models for three distinct applications from its stand (Hall 7, Area A) at The Tire Cologne (29 May – 1 June). The new tyres are the Euroall Season AS210 car tyre, the Euroall Season VAN11 for light trucks and vans, and the Wildpeak M/T01 4x4 tyre for off-road use.

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