Tires

 
Jaguar XJ220

The story behind Bridgestone’s decision to develop new tires for the Jaguar XJ220

There’s a company based in the United Kingdom by the name of Don Law Racing that specializes in replacement parts for the Jaguar XJ220. Late last year, the company teamed up with Bridgestone to develop a new set of tires for the car using all the advancements that have been made in tire... read more

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Pirelli Winter Driving School, St. Moritz, Switzerland

Pirelli pushes tire line upmarket

Pirelli hasn't forgotten about the tires that average Americans put on average cars, but the Italian company known for its racy calendars as much as its tires has mostly... read more February 23, 2017 by


 
Engineering Explained talks about the improvements made with the new Michelin Pilot Sport 4S

Has Michelin designed a better tire than its Pilot Super Sport?

If you have a vehicle that likes to perform, you'll do best to fit it with a set of Pilot Super Sport tires from Michelin. This is a seriously good set of rubber that will... read more January 26, 2017 by


 
Porsche Pirelli P-Zero Corsa N0 tire

Porsche to offer track-focused 20-inch tire for 911

With the release of the 911 Carrera GTS this April, Porsche will also offer a factory approved aftermarket tire for customers who want more grip at the racetrack. The tire, a... read more January 17, 2017 by


 
Continental tires

Continental Tires buys Hoosier

Continental Tires, a manufacturer of lots of street and racing tires, has purchased Hoosier, a manufacturer of some street and mostly racing tires. The good news for both... read more October 5, 2016 by


 
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... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Goodyear Eagle 360

Goodyear thinks outside the circle with levitating, sphere-shaped tire: Video

Goodyear's new Eagle 360 tire concept envisions a future that moves away from round, donut-shaped tires, and into materials and designs that could allow the car of tomorrow... read more March 3, 2016 by


 
Hankook iFlex Non-Pneumatic Tire

Hankook Airless Tires Inch Closer To Production Reality

A number of tire manufacturers have been portraying airless tires as the way of the future. A few have even moved into production capacity on the airless front. These... read more July 16, 2015 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K

Ferrari FXX K Rubber Goes Digital Testing Pirelli Cyber Tire

While tires might just look like round, black pieces of rubber, their simple exteriors belie some sophisticated engineering. And with its new Cyber Tire technology, Pirelli... read more June 1, 2015 by


 
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


 
 

 
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