Nitto Tire has released its new NT421Q CUV and SUV tire line, bringing a new all-season ultra high-performance tire to the market.
The name Cooper might not bring up mental pictures of high-speed racing like Formula One or NASCAR, but the company certainly knows what it’s doing when it comes to a high-performance street tire.
“The car just comes alive with a nice set of tires.” Those are the words of Toyota VP Bob Carter, which were ringing in my ear after a chat I had with him at the Detroit Auto Show in January.
A five minute test drive isn’t going to tell you much about a car. Likewise, a quick spin through a snow-covered slalom course isn’t going to reveal all the advantages (or disadvantages) of a winter tire.
Michelin came out on top in three of four categories in J.D. Power’s 2013 U.S. Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study.
Nitto Tires makes its presence known in the enthusiast community, interacting with motorsport fans and weekend warriors. However, the company now feels it’s time to break ground with consumers by offering more mainstream products. Working closely with its enthusiast base, Nitto has managed to deliver a pair of new tires, the first designed to be…
Winter is something the Finns do well. Apparently, they also do it fast.
In the warm weather there’s no doubt that the Scion FR-S is a great daily driver, but now in the colder winter, is that fact still true? Will the car be as fun in the snow? Or will it be too much fun; a dangerous handful with little-to-no control in slippery conditions? With the snow…
The winter season is underway, and many drivers still aren’t sure which tires are right for them. Fortunately, Consumer Reports has gone and tested just about every winter-tire available, and have ranked them from best to worst.
This winter season, are you worried about the driving habits of other drivers, or the weather affecting your car’s driving characteristics?
Snow and ice on the road can make for a slippery drive home, and the snowflakes falling from the sky can limit your visibility, so it’s no wonder that there’s a definite increase in insurance claims once winter starts.
Yokohama Tire is giving away over 400 tickets to the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show through a promotion on its Facebook page.
With the temperatures dropping and snow falling, winter tires can’t be ignored as an important part of staying safe in slippery conditions.
Toyo Tires won’t just be showing off four customized rides and its collection of products at the 2012 SEMA Show, a custom two-door 4×4 vehicle will also be on display in Las Vegas – a giveaway vehicle that is part of the tire maker’s newest promotion.
Tires can make a world of difference on how efficient your vehicle is. But many car owners don’t exactly understand why or how, and undoubtedly tire shops won’t take the time to educate you; they’ll just sell you whatever they have in stock and can make the most profit on.
As the seasons begin to change and the temperatures drop, many motorists will be on the hunt for winter tires, or even just a set of new all-seasons. Well in advance of the snow, Consumer Reports has released a list of the best new all-season and winter tires to meet different traction needs with both…
Joining Toyo Tires’ extensive lineup of high-performance rubber is its newest Proxes RR DOT competition tire, designed for optimal dry track performance.
Can tires be sexy? Hell, yeah – and Pirelli proves it with the PZERO line of sexy shoes.
When it came to launching its newest tire, the Eagle F1 Asymmetric All-Season, Goodyear decided to think outside the box in order to prove just how well this tire performed.
Modern traction control and braking systems have their roots in motorsports, but now make even the most mundane commuter car an easier and safer driving experience.
Maybe you’ve been in this situation: stuck on the side of a road, a punctured tire needing to be changed out for the spare one in the trunk. You have a pair of options, do you choose to change the tire yourself, or do you call for roadside assistance. Both options can take a while…
The Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All Season is a mouthful. Mind you, when it comes to high performance tires, this one’s key rivals, the Bridgestone Potenza RE960/970 and Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus, don’t exactly roll off the tongue either. Names aside, Goodyear’s latest addition to the Eagle F1 range is designed to maintain high…
Tires might not seem that complicated. But when it comes to buying a new set, there’s a lot to consider: width, sidewall height and load carrying capacity and more.
Tires are an integral part of our vehicles, but people living in snowy climates know how annoying it can be to swap between a set of winter and summer tires. Those woes could be over if a new product proves to be road-worthy.