Tyre News - Dunlop

WhatTyre Awards 2021: SUV tyre nominations

This March we are introducing the inaugural WhatTyre Tyre of the Year Awards – an authoritative ranking of the best tyres out there. This starts with publishing our nominations of the highest-performing tyres across six key categories, namely: summer, winter, all-season, UHP, SUV and electric vehicle-orientated tyres. The length of each list differs in each category because of the range of tyre manufacturers and products in each segment, but every list has been scrutinised just as closely. The long-lists will be followed by our recommended short-lists as well as, of course, category winners. The coverage begins here with our nominations of which tyres to consider when it is time to change the treads on your Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV).
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What are all-season and winter tyres?

As the weather gets colder, road safety charity TyreSafe advises that driver make sure their tyres have plenty of tread depth and are maintained at the correct pressure. Of course, it is also good to keep the lights, windows and mirrors clean and free from ice and snow. And keeping wipers and lights in good working order is sensible too. But, sticking with your car’s seasonal footwear, what tyres are you driving on? Winter tyres, all-season tyres or summer tyres?
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The best and worst performing tyres-245/35 R19

Ever wondered what the difference between the best performing tyres and the worst performing tyres is? They’re all just black around round, right? Wrong. There are huge differences between the top and the bottom of the tree. Motoring journalist Jonny Smith recently put together this video, which illustrates the contrast beautifully.
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The top five Mini tyres in 175/65 R15

This year the Mini celebrates its 60th anniversary. To bring things up to date, we have pitted the best tyres in our 100,000 item+ database against each other to find the best five Mini tyres.
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Classic look, new technology – Auto Bild tests tyres for yesterday’s heroes

The latest tyre test from German car magazine Auto Bild Klassik sets out to show whether “classic tyres with today’s technology can make the driving behaviour of yesterday’s sports cars even more dynamic and, most importantly, safer.” To answer the question, its test team fitted eight 185 R15 (today’s 185/80 R15) classic car tyre brands […]
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