PVD For Spring!

Saturday, April 9, 2011 by Grant Edwards
Bremmer Kraft BR05 Bright PVDWhile helping a customer decide on a Tire & Wheel Package for his navy blue 2009 Volkswagen GTI, we decided a great wheel option was the new Bremmer Kraft BR05 Bright PVD.

This wheel provides a highly durable metallic finish that would look outstanding on an Audi, BMW or Volkswagen. Lose a center cap for your BMW? The BMW original center cap is also available for this new wheel from Bremmer Kraft.

Features of the BR05 include:
  • Mesh spoke design
  • One-piece, cast
  • Snap-in, exposed lug
Available Rim Diameters: 18", 19" and 20"

Shop by vehicle to see which wheels work best for your vehicle.

Make It with Bridgestone!

Friday, April 1, 2011 by Grant Edwards

Bridgestone Potenza RE-11The Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 is designed for enthusiastic sports car, sports coupe and performance sedan drivers.

Tuned for dry and wet conditions, this Extreme Performance Summer tire combines handling, traction, cornering and driving control with ride comfort. Like all summer tires, the Potenza RE-11 is not intended to be driven in near-freezing temperatures, on ice or through snow.

Test results for the Bridgestone Pontenza RE-11 prove the tire is an exceptional choice in the Extreme Performance Summer category.

Hankook Your Driving!

Saturday, March 26, 2011 by Grant Edwards

Hankook Ventus V12 evo K110The Hankook Ventus V12 evo K110 is a Max Performance Summer tire designed for drivers of sports cars, sporty coupes and high-performance sedans.

The tire's directional tread design provides powerful braking and predictable handling. Developed to combine comfort and control in dry and wet conditions at an inexpensive price, this summer tire is a great look for your vehicle during the warmer months. Like all summer tires, the Ventus V12 evo is not intended to be driven in near-freezing temperatures, on ice or through snow.

Shop by vehicle to see which tires work best for your vehicle.

Enter Spring with Michelin!

Friday, March 18, 2011 by Grant Edwards

Michelin Pilot Sport A/S PlusThe Pilot Sport A/S Plus from Michelin continues to be one of the most dynamic Ultra High Performance All-Season tires available.

Developed for drivers of high-end sports cars, sporty coupes and performance sedans, the Pilot Sport A/S Plus combines all-weather performance with improved cornering and braking. The directional tread design and updated rubber compounds enhance handling in dry and wet conditions. During testing,I found these tires to be comfortable and responsive.

Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport Promotion

Saturday, March 12, 2011 by Grant Edwards
Bridgestone Potenza RE760 SportThe Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport is an Ultra High Performance Summer tire designed for drivers of sports cars, sporty coupes and performance sedans who want to maximize their driving pleasure without abandoning treadwear.

Developed to deliver sharp response along with traction in wet and dry conditions, the Potenza RE760 Sport molds an ultra high performance tread compound into an asymmetric tread design with a 3D center block that enhances dry traction and cornering ability.

Jump Into Spring with Goodyear!

Saturday, March 5, 2011 by Grant Edwards
Goodyear Eagle GT (V)The Goodyear Eagle GT (V) is a High Performance All-Season tire developed for the drivers of sports cars, coupes and sedans looking for style, handling and all-season capabilities. The combination of the tire's tread compound and large shoulder blocks enhances handling, cornering, steering, and braking for the driver's vehicle. With over 2.2 million miles reported, the Eagle GT (V) ranks fourth in our High Performance All-Season tire survey.

Bridgestone Your Next Vacation!

Sunday, February 27, 2011 by Grant Edwards

Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza With summer approaching and vacations being planned, think of new tires as a way to make traveling to the beach easy and smooth. Make your SUV the perfect getaway vehicle with the Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza.

This is an outstanding Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season tire and according to 15.9 million survey miles, this tire delivers a consistent, comfortable and noised-reduced driving experience. 

Shop by vehicle to see which tires work best for your vehicle.

Enter Spring with Michelin!

Friday, February 18, 2011 by Grant Edwards

Michelin Primacy MXV4 The Michelin Primacy MXV4 is designed to meet the needs of coupes and sedans, as well as family minivans and crossover utility vehicles. Test results prove the Michelin Primacy MXV4 to be an extremely comfortable and noise-reduced tire with excellent treadlife.

This Grand Touring All-Season tire also provides responsive handling and all-season traction, even in light snow. Michelin's Active Sipes lock together and open as needed to provide increased biting edges that grip the road to provide all-season handling, including in rain and snow.

Shop by vehicle
to see which tire works best for your vehicle.

Breaking Away with Continental!

Saturday, February 12, 2011 by Grant Edwards

Continental ExtremeContact DWCabin fever is not a condition driving enthusiasts appreciate. With warm weather on its way, take a look at the Continental ExtremeContact DW for your summer driving enjoyment.

This Max Performance Summer tire is designed for drivers of sports cars, sports coupes and performance sedans who want enhanced cornering, steering and handling to go along with improved dry and wet traction. Like all summer tires, the ExtremeContact DW is not intended to be driven in near-freezing temperatures, through snow or on ice.

The General is In

Friday, February 4, 2011 by Grant Edwards
General AltiMAX HPThe General AltiMAX HP is an outstanding Grand Touring All-Season tire for your passenger sedan or sports vehicle. The tire provides drivers with a comfortable and noise-reduced ride coupled with excellent tread life and year-round traction.

Designed to be a smarter tire for smarter drivers, the AlitMAX HP addresses treadwear quality and traction challenges faced by drivers of sporty sedans and coupes. Along with a 55k mile warranty, the General Altimax HP provides exceptional value at an affordable price.

With a variety of sizes to choose from, General has an option for your vehicle.

MSW Your Winter!

Saturday, January 29, 2011 by Grant Edwards
MSW Type 14Are you looking for a stylish wheel for your passenger vehicle or sport sedan? If so, take a look at the Type 14 from MSW.

The durability and low price of these silver painted wheels provide an exceptional solution for your Winter/ Snow Tire & Wheel Package. With five sizes to choose from, let MSW add some curb appeal to your vehicle and make your winter driving experience more exciting.

Pilot Your Winter with Michelin!

Friday, January 21, 2011 by Grant Edwards

Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3The Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3, one of Michelin's Performance Winter / Snow, tires is an outstanding winter tire for performance sedans or coupes. Boasting low rolling resistance qualities, the Pilot Alpin PA3 provides drivers with excellent traction, handling, cornering, steering and braking through all winter conditions.

Consumer surveys ranks its winter performance as one of the best in its category with an 8.3 consumer "Buy Again" rating. 

TripleTred Your Driving!

Friday, January 14, 2011 by Grant Edwards
Goodyear Assurance TripleTredGodyear Assurance TripleTredOne of my favorite tires is the Goodyear Assurance TripleTred. It is a part of Goodyear's Passenger All-Season family and provides a comfortable and responsive driving experience. Its directional tread design, updated rubber compounds and reinforced sidewalls have made this Performance All-Season tire second to none.

Crossover with Bridgestone

Friday, January 7, 2011 by Grant Edwards
Bridgestone Dueler H/L AlenzaThis week customers have been calling to ask about the popular Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season tire called the Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza. This is an excellent tire to consider if you are looking to replace your Original Equipment tires.

Bridgestone features its UNI-T technology, which attributes to increased handling, good winter performance, and consistent ride quality, noise comfort and treadlife.

With over 15.6 million miles reported on in our survey results, the Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza remains in the top 5% of all crossover/SUV tires for overall performance and value. Currently scoring an 8 out of 10 points in consumer buy again ratings, this tire separates itself from other top-brand crossover/ SUV tires in its category.

Geolandars Are Your Tires

Friday, December 31, 2010 by Grant Edwards
Yokohama Geolandar H/T-S G051The Yokohama Geolandar H/T-S G051 is a popular tire for drivers of trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles.

Competitively priced, this Highway All-Season tire provides exceptional dry and wet handling, continuous all-season traction, and good light snow performance.

The tread design of the Yokohama Geolandar H/T-S G051 complements drivers who need to have a quiet tire on the road while providing exceptional on/off-road performance.

If you are looking for budget-oriented tires for your van, truck or sport utility vehicle that has excellent on-/off-road qualities, consider the Yokohama Geolandar H/T-S G051.

Michelin: Your Tires

Saturday, December 18, 2010 by Grant Edwards
Michelin LTX M/S2The Michelin LTX M/S2 Highway All-Season tire takes center stage — an outstanding tire for trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles. Its tread design and durable rubber compounds make this tire an excellent choice. Quiet and consistent, it is the second generation of the fabled Michelin LTX M/S, with improvements in ride and noise comfort, dry and wet traction and tread life.

Many Michelin owners  appreciate its 6 year/70,000 mile warranty and exceptional hydroplaning resistance. The most common comment I hear from Tire Rack customers is about its proven performance with noise comfort and its long tread life. If you have a truck, SUV or van and are looking to replace your short-lived Original Equipment tires, take a look at the Michelin LTX M/S2.

AltiMAX for Winter

Friday, December 10, 2010 by Grant Edwards

General AltiMAX ArcticYes, the General AltiMAX Arctic is another excellent Studdable Winter / Snow tire. Priced to sell, this winter tire, in my book, is gradually moving up the winter tire ranks for passenger vehicles, sport sedans, vans and sport utility vehicles.

General decided to raise the traction bar on these studdable winter tires and have created a very winter weather-flexible tread compound to keep those steep driveway drivers on the road and moving forward. For those drivers who need even more winter traction, these winter tires can accept metal studs.

Sport Edition Your Winter

Friday, December 3, 2010 by Grant Edwards
Sport Edtion F103Sport Edition Wheels are definitely the the talk for winter. These wheels are popular for our Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Packages for passenger vehicles and sport sedans this winter season because of their strong construction, price, and appearance. The construction and finish of these wheels provide the customer with exceptional durability and low brake dust maintenance.

The Sport Edition F10 has created a stir among our wheel and tire package-seeking customers. This wheel is one-piece cast, reasonably light, and very stylish in silver paint.

Forecast: Extreme Winter. Get the ExtremeWinterContact!

Friday, November 19, 2010 by Grant Edwards
Continental ExtremeWinterContactThe Continental ExtremeWinterContact has become a fantastic edition to our winter tire family. This winter tire is designed for for passenger vehicles and minivans. It has an asymmetrical design coupled with an updated rubber compound. Improved traction control instills confidence while traveling winter's inviting environment.

This year it also beat the Michelin X-Ice Xi2 and Bridgestone Blizzak WS70 in our annual winter / snow tire braking and turning tests (see video and test results).

Looking for improved handling and traction? Look no further.

Blizzak Attack!

Friday, November 5, 2010 by Grant Edwards
Blizzak WS70The Bridgestone Blizzak WS70 is the newest generation of Studless Ice and Snow winter tires.

Designed for passenger vehicles and minivans, the Bridgestone Blizzak WS70 specializes in deep snow, light snow, and ice traction.

Bridgestone has added more biting edges and a new zigzag tread design to the WS70's multicell rubber compound. The new multicell compound has many microscopic tubes designed to maintain excellent traction control as the driver travels down the road. And it performed well in our braking and cornering tests on an ice rink. See the video.