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Zenises Z Tire recognized as world’s most expensive by Guinness World Records

Tire laced with gold and diamonds is world’s most expensive at $600,000 a set

A company based in the United Kingdom has unveiled the world’s most expensive car tire. A set of the special tires, which are based on the Z Tire performance rubber from Zenesis, will set you back a staggering $600,000. ALSO SEE: Koenigsegg Designs The World's Most Expensive Car Key: Video To... read more

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Goodyear concept tires

Goodyear Unveils Electricity-Generating And Shape-Shifting Concept Tires At Geneva

Concept cars are nothing new, but now companies are showing off concept tires that can be as radical as any vehicle they might get bolted to. Case in point, Goodyear just... read more March 6, 2015 by


 
Hankook Concept Tires

Hankook: Preferred Tire Of Future Death Race Winners

Hankook currently churns out a wide range of rubber designed to suit the various needs of those driving on the street, and those who take it to the track. In the future... read more December 18, 2014 by


 
Michelin tweel

Michelin Putting Tweel Airless Tire Into Production

Combining a tire and wheel into a single airless object has proven to be a popular concept, although it still hasn't gone mainstream. Michelin recently announced a new... read more November 18, 2014 by


 
BFGoodrich KO2 Tire Baja Mexico

BFGoodrich Brings Us To Baja To Torture New KO2 A/T Tire

To truly test a brand new tire, you have to abuse it. You have to beat it up, thrash it, and run it as hard as you can. If it can last through the punishment unleashed upon... read more October 2, 2014 by


 
Dandelions could be used for tire rubber [Image: Flickr user jolly_janner]

Flower Power Helps Horsepower With Dandelion-Based Tires

Dandelions are something of a garden pest, their yellow petals springing up everywhere you don't want them. As you might have noticed when snipping off their heads or digging... read more September 3, 2014 by


 
Nokian Tyres' retractable-stud winter tire concept

Nokian Tyres Shows Winter Tire With Retractable Studs: Video

Modern technology can make some of James Bond's gadgets from just a decade ago look distinctly old-hat. But one Q-brand trick we've not seen yet is winter tires with... read more February 18, 2014 by


 
Michelin Premier A/S tire with EverGrip technology

Michelin EverGrip Tires Get Better With Age: Video

Tire tests, designed to explore the grip limits, traction, economy and noise of tires, are a vital consumer service. However capable your car is, it needs good tires to... read more January 15, 2014 by


 
Polaris Sportsman WV850 H.O. with airless tires.

Polaris Airless Tires Go On Sale

Polaris has finally put airless tires on sale. The Polaris Sportsman WV850 H.O. ATV is the first vehicle to offer them and, considering that it's inspired by the MV850... read more November 18, 2013 by


 
Hankook i-Flex airless tire concept

Hankook Is Latest To Roll Out Airless Tire Concept

Hankook has revealed a new airless tire design called i-Flex which makes its debut this week in concept form at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. The i-Flex tire constitutes both... read more September 9, 2013 by


 
Porsche Carrera GT

Porsche Develops New Tires For Its Old Supercar

Some Porsche Carrera GT owners are probably quite familiar with the word "NO". Usually preceded by "OH" and suffixed by several exclamation marks and a few expletives as... read more August 22, 2013 by


 
Pirelli P-Zero Super Trofeo tire

Pirelli Creates Run-Silent Tires For High-End Audis

Pirelli, the producer of world-championship-winning tires and world-class calendars, has announced that its latest innovation aims to quiet things down a bit. The Italian... read more July 23, 2013 by


 
Michelin EV tire

Coming Regulations May Downsize Tire Width, Too

Automakers are doing all they can to make cars lighter and more fuel efficient, as regulations for average fuel economy and permissible emissions grow ever tighter in Europe... read more March 25, 2013 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Pirelli Develops Bespoke Tires For The LaFerrari

Tires may be the most overlooked performance component on (most) modern automobiles. The tires delivered on mainstream cars are generally optimized for wear, fuel efficiency... read more March 14, 2013 by


 
Nokian Tyres’ Audi RS 6 driven to 208.6 mph on ice

Audi RS 6 Driven To New Ice Speed Record: Video

Finnish tire manufacturer Nokian Tyres has smashed its own ice-driving speed record set in March, 2011. The new record, an astonishing speed of 208.6 mph (335.7 kmh), was... read more March 14, 2013 by


 
Military vehicle equipped with Polaris Non-Pneumatic Tire

America’s Polaris Promises Airless Tire By Next Year

Airless tires, or non-pneumatic tires as they’re known in the industry, have been around for several years now. In fact, Michelin first showed off its... read more March 11, 2013 by


 
 

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