Welcome

Hi, I'm Steve from The Tire Rack and welcome to my blog. The purpose of this blog is to provide you with opinions and insight on tires and other automotive related products like aftermarket wheels, brake pads, rotors, suspension parts and other automotive related products that we offer here at the Tire Rack.From time to time I will be offering input from my...  Read More

C5 Corvette Tires

Last week, my buddy finally got his C5 out of storage and came to me for some new tires and wanted a few suggestions. The first decision he needed to make was whether or not to stay with a run-flat tire.Ultimately, he decided not to purchase a set of run-flats. Like many Corvettes, this car only gets driven on special occasions and is only driven a couple...  Read More

Fuzion Tires

Looking for good value? Take a look at Fuzion tires. These tires come from a division of Bridgestone/Firestone so it's from a name you know and can trust. Fuzion offers two High Performance All-Season tires. The Fuzion HRi and the Fuzion VRi. These tires are H- and V-speed rated respectively and have a 40,000 mile tread life warranty.  They're great on...  Read More

2010 Camaro SS Tires

Not long ago the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS came out and by now many of those Pirelli P Zero tires have got to be getting pretty close to wearing out. At least if you drive it like my cousin drives his. Right now there aren't many options to go with but those Pirelli P-Zero tires are a very sticky summer rubber compound. They grip very very well and we try...  Read More

Hoosier Race Tires

Got an autocross or a road race event coming up? New to the sport and not sure what tire to run? Want to win? Go with a Hoosier -- Tires Designed for Champions. Weekend warriors have known for years that the Hoosier A6, for autocross, and the Hoosier R6, for road racing, are simply the best. These tires meet DOT requirements but are a semislick designed to...  Read More

New Yokohama Tire for 2010.

Earlier this year Yokohama rolled out their new high performance all-season tire, the Yokohama AVID ENVigor. Yokohama calls it a grand performance tire which they say has a good mix of all season performance, ultra-low rolling resistance, a comfortable ride and long tread life.As for the all season performance, we'll have to wait and see how well they...  Read More

The Month of May means it's time for Indy

If it's May, it's time to get ready for the Memorial Day weekend classic, the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Firestone has had a long and proud tradition of excellence at Indy ever since Ray Harroun took the Marmon Wasp to victory lane way back in 1911. What better time to introduce you to the all-new Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval Indy 500 tire.  This tire is...  Read More

General Tires = Great Value

In this economy constantly get asked the question, "Steve, what's a good buy?" or "What's the best bang for the buck?" More often than not I find myself recommending General Tires.As the saying goes, "Sooner or later, you'll own a General," and in times like these, maybe now is the time. General offers exceptional tires at a great price and the brand is...  Read More

VW Beetle Flower/Daisy Wheels

You've seen them in the parking lot and wondered where do people find those pretty daisy wheels for the new generation Volkswagen Beetle. (1998-newer) Well you can find them here at Tire Rack. We've been offering these rims for many years and they are exclusively made for the Beetle. They are only available in 16-inch and will accept your Original Equipment...  Read More

Nissan Murano Tires

About 2 years ago I bought used Nissan Murano the first thing I did was replace the OEM Goodyear Eagle LS tire with the Yokohama AVID H4s. At the time there weren't very many tires in size 235-65-18, but the Yokohamas have served our family very well. They have great handling in the wet and dry are reasonably quiet. We use Bridgestone Blizzaks in the winter...  Read More