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Michelin Pilot Super Sport tire fitted to the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

A Close Look At The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta’s Michelin Tires

It doesn’t matter how much power you have under the hood, if you can’t get it to the ground sufficiently you won’t be going anywhere fast. Tires are one of the most overlooked features of a car, although they are arguably the single most important aspect in relation to... read more

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Bridgestone Airless Tire Technology

Bridgestone Airless Tire: Puncture-Proof Tech On The Way

Although it'd be unfair to say that tires are one of the more old-fashioned aspects of your modern car - since tire manufacturers spend millions constantly developing them -... read more December 6, 2011 by 


 
Bentley cold climate accessories range

Bentley Launches Cold Climate Accessories Just In Time For Winter

Last winter Bentley set a world land speed record for driving on ice with its Continental Supersports managing to reach a top speed of 205.48 mph on the hazardous frozen... read more November 28, 2011 by 


 
ProContour tire tread scanner

Tire Tread Scanners The Next Wave Of Traffic Enforcement Tech?

Officials in the UK are currently investigating the benefits of new tire tread scanners built into the road and designed to detect illegal tread depths as vehicles pass over... read more September 30, 2011 by 


 
ContiEcoContact 5 low resistance tire

Low Resistance, Good Wet Weather Grip From Continental Tire

Tires: Round and black. That's all there is to it, right? Wrong. It goes without saying that as the sole contact patch between car and road, your tires are incredibly... read more June 1, 2011 by 


 
Monster Fiesta Rally Car

Ford Donates Fiesta Movement Cars To Rally School Program

 Before being available to purchase, Ford loaned out 100 Fiestas for the public to try out and talk about on social media. Now the Fiesta can be ordered from your local Ford... read more July 19, 2010 by 


 
Pirelli P-Zero Super Trofeo tire

Pirelli, Schrader Team Up For Computerized 'Cyber Tire'

The idea of an intelligent tire that can read its own tread depth, temperature, contact patch shape, and more has been in the works for over a year now at Pirelli, but having... read more May 3, 2010 by 


 
Continental ContiSportContact 5P tires

Continental Launches New ContiSportContact 5P Performance Tire

The ContiSportContact 5P is the latest generation high-performance tire from Continental and has been designed for optimal performance in both dry and wet conditions. To... read more April 6, 2010 by 


 
Michelin Pilot Sport 3

Michelin Pilot Sport 3 Tires Coming To A Supercar Near You

Michelin has launched the new Pilot Sport 3 to replace part of its Pilot Exalto and Pilot Sport 2 ranges, the latter being the tire of choice for the Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1... read more February 15, 2010 by 


 
The entire F1 grid rides on Bridgestone tires

Bridgestone scraps 'tire gap' policy for remainder of 2009 F1 season

Bridgestone has scrapped its policy of leaving a gap between the two types of tire compounds supplied to formula one teams in 2009. At the remaining rounds of the season... read more July 2, 2009 by 


 
Pirelli Cyber Tire

Pirelli joins forces with Magneti Marelli and Brembo on new "Cyber Tire"

Three famous Italian automotive firms have joined forces to bring a new “Cyber Tire” to the market. While tire pressure monitoring systems have become commonplace... read more January 30, 2009 by 


 
Kumho Ecsta SPT KU31

Kumho launches world's first 15-series low-profile tire

The race for ever shorter sidewalls and ever wider contact patches is nearing the limits of what is possible with Kumho's debut of a tire with a sidewall height aspect ratio... read more November 4, 2008 by 


 
Vivid Racing GT-R

14 R35 Nissan GT-Rs on the SEMA show floor

American carmakers are putting a heavy emphasis on the 2008 SEMA show starting in Las Vegas today. Bringing a dozen or more cars and trucks of varying types, companies such... read more November 4, 2008 by 


 
toyo tires sema 2008 show cars 001

Toyo Tires bringing custom Nissan GT-R to SEMA

Over-the-top customization is the hallmark of the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show, held in Las Vegas every year. In just about a month's time, Toyo Tires... read more September 30, 2008 by 


 
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