Tag: Land Rover

Goodyear official Land Rover Experience tyre for Kaza National Park tour

Goodyear official Land Rover Experience tyre for Kaza National Park tour

31st October 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear’s Wrangler DuraTrac tyre has been chosen for fitment by the 16 Land Rover Discoverys driving across the Kavango-Zambezi (Kaza) National Park, the world’s second-largest nature reserve. The tyre was developed to cope with the toughest terrains, such as those that will be encountered on the 2,000km journey on rugged African roads.

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Proflow range extended to further support modern Land Rover and VAG Group vehicles

Proflow range extended to further support modern Land Rover and VAG Group vehicles

4th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Mark Water Pumps Limited (MWPL) has added two new part numbers to its Proflow range of high-quality automotive water pumps, boosting support for modern Land Rover and VAG Group applications. As a major water pump supplier to OEMs, users can be confident of a component that offers a long service life and OEM levels of performance.

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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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Goodyear official tyre partner for Land Rover Experience Tour Peru

23rd October 2017 | 0 Comments

Having begun on 14 October, Goodyear’s Wrangler DuraTrac tyres will be tested to the limit during the Land Rover Experience Tour, which lasts until 9 November. During the four-week expedition, a selection of international participants will drive new Land Rover Discovery SUVs fitted with Wrangler DuraTrac tyres through a wide variety of road conditions.

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Goodyear tyres OE on latest Jaguar Land Rover models

Goodyear tyres OE on latest Jaguar Land Rover models

29th June 2017 | 0 Comments

At an event held in its Innovation Center in Luxembourg and at the Land Rover Experience Center in the west of Germany, Goodyear announced that two of its tyre lines have been approved for original equipment fitment on three Jaguar Land Rover models.

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Pirelli: OE tyre approvals from VW, BMW, Land Rover and Volvo

Pirelli: OE tyre approvals from VW, BMW, Land Rover and Volvo

9th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The Pirelli P Zero, Winter Sottozero 3 and Scorpion Zero All Season have gained original equipment approval on several European vehicle models. With these approvals, specifically-marked OE tyres now account for 50.5 per cent of Pirelli’s entire portfolio.

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Voith to handle 2.5 million tyre/wheel assemblies a year after expansion

Voith to handle 2.5 million tyre/wheel assemblies a year after expansion

9th June 2016 | 0 Comments

Once Voith’s new tyre and wheel assembly line is up and running in September, it will handle up to 1,000 different derivatives of wheels and tyres. This new line alone will then have the capacity to produce almost a million assemblies a year on a two-shift basis with the ability to complete 1.5 million with three shifts.” Transfer of the line from the existing facility on Torrington Avenue will begin in July. When combined, the two lines will have the capacity to produce around 2.5 million assemblies per year based on three shifts.

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Used Land Rover Defenders selling above list price, says Glass’s

Used Land Rover Defenders selling above list price, says Glass’s

12th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Some late-plate Defenders are selling in excess of list price as the end of production leaves Land Rover aficionados to seek out the best used examples available, according to Glass's. Demand is highest for the XS Station Wagon, fitted with half-leather and air conditioning, with prices in line with Glass's top condition values and often beating them in closed sales.

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Pirelli Scorpion ATR increases versatility for high performance specialist

Pirelli Scorpion ATR increases versatility for high performance specialist

9th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Largely associated with premium road products as a leader in the 17 inch-plus segment, Pirelli’s focus on developing tyres with high performance vehicle manufacturers encompasses a selection of tyres designed for 4x4 vehicles. The Scorpion ATR is the manufacturer’s solution for all-terrain usage in performance SUVs.

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BFGoodrich’s ‘toughest’ all-terrain tyre

BFGoodrich’s ‘toughest’ all-terrain tyre

4th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Earlier in the year, Tyres & Accessories attended the launch of the latest tyre for specialist off-road brand, BFGoodrich. The All Terrain KO2 was described as “our best all-terrain tyre ever,” by BFGoodrich business segment manager Claire Fioretti at the “Landrauvergne” launch (Michelin’s pun referencing the Anglo-French nature of the event, and the tyre’s target Land Rover fitments), characterising the event as a “return to our core 4×4 segment in Europe.”

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BFGoodrich strengthens 4×4 portfolio with European launch of ‘best ever’ all-terrain tyre

BFGoodrich strengthens 4×4 portfolio with European launch of ‘best ever’ all-terrain tyre

7th July 2015 | 0 Comments

Every summer, thousands of Land Rover enthusiasts throughout France make their way to the Auvergne region and pay homage to the esteemed off-road brand. Over a three-day period they test their vehicles’ mettle on a series of rugged courses, and when not traversing rocks, steep slopes and mud they can be found shooting the breeze with other like-minded devotees. Tyres & Accessories was present at the 2015 edition of ‘Landrauvergne’ during the first weekend in July, and in addition to being treated to the rare sight of our French neighbours flying the union flag and celebrating all things British (and least when it comes to off-road motoring), we gained the opportunity to experience the successor to BFGoodrich’s pioneering All-Terrain T/A KO in action.

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Range Rover Sport to come with Pirelli noise cancelling system

Range Rover Sport to come with Pirelli noise cancelling system

8th June 2015 | 1 Comment

The new Range Rover Sport will ‘sponge’ up road noise following the homologation of the Pirelli Noise Cancelling System (PNCS) for certain models. Pirelli will supply its PNCS-equipped P Zero as the vehicle’s original equipment 22-inch summer fitment; the tyre maker reports that the Range Rover Sport is the first SUV to be fully homologated with the Pirelli noise reduction system, and the first Land Rover product to receive the PNCS as original equipment.

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Guy Jones appointed Bridgestone North region business development manager

Guy Jones appointed Bridgestone North region business development manager

17th March 2015 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has boosted its North region senior management team with the addition of a new business development role. Guy Jones, formerly of Land Rover and Kia, brings a wealth of automotive experience to the new Bridgestone management team, which has been revamped considerably in the last few months.

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‘UK Autodrive’ to lead the way on driverless car integration

‘UK Autodrive’ to lead the way on driverless car integration

3rd December 2014 | 0 Comments

Innovate UK has announced that ‘UK Autodrive’, a consortium of local authorities, the UK’s leading technology and automotive businesses and academic institutions, has won the UK Government’s £10 million ‘Introducing Driverless Cars’ competition. In short this means a semi-autonomous Range Rover research vehicle will now be used to test driver reactions on the roads around […]

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Student wins RAC design award

Student wins RAC design award

30th October 2014 | 0 Comments

James Russell Owen (24), a student at the world-famous Royal College Of Art (RCA), has won the Royal Automobile Club’s ‘Best of British Design’ Award . Owen informally entitled his design 'Wolseley Voyager' and took the 1899 Wolseley Voiturette – a fascinating pioneer British motor car – as part of his inspiration.

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