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​​Avon Tyres announced as official tyre supplier to Series Elite

Avon Tyres  has been confirmed as the official tyre supplier to the newly launched Series Elite, which has been unveiled this week. Series Elite is a new one-make racing series that has been designed to allow amateur and more experienced drivers to compete on a level playing field. The sports car selected for the championship

Avon launches new ZT7 premium summer tyre

Avon Tyres has introduced a new premium summer tyre to its range, the ZT7, suitable for small and mid-sized cars. Replacing the ZT5 passenger car tyre, the all-new ZT7 has been developed to provide both a quieter and more economical driving experience whilst retaining sporty handling characteristics. Avon’s noise damping ‘fins’, located in the tyre’s

Avon Tyres expands acclaimed Cobra cruiser tyre range

British-based Avon Tyres has extended its Cobra motorcycle tyre range, introducing four new sizes to suit the latest Harley-Davidson Big Twin model updates. There are two new front fitments, 130/60 B19 and 130/60 B21, suitable for the Street Glide and CVO Breakout models, among others. On the rear, riders can now choose the Cobra in

Avon Tyres new official tyre supplier to 6th Gear Experience

Avon Tyres has been announced as the Official Tyre Supplier for 6th Gear Experience, the UK’s largest provider of Supercar Driving Experience Days. With six venues across the North, Midlands and the South, 6th Gear offers car fanatics an adrenalin-fuelled experience in a number of high performance cars including the Lamborghini Gallardo, Aston Martin Vantage,

Avon Tyres supports Bloodhound engineering adventure

Avon Tyres has confirmed its sponsorship of the Bloodhound Project, centred on Bloodhound SSC, a supersonic car that is designed to go faster than the speed of sound. As part of its support of the ground-breaking project, Avon is supplying tyres suitable for desert use to Bloodhound’s essential support vehicles and is also looking to

Two new Triumph bikes launched on Avon tyres

Avon Tyres’ acclaimed Cobra tyres have been selected as the original equipment (OE) fitment tyres for two stylish new bikes launched by Triumph Motorcycles. The British manufacturer unveiled the two new motorcycles, the Triumph Speedmaster and Triumph Bobber Black recently. A bespoke version of Avon’s Cobra product was specially designed and selected as the OE

Avon Tyres OE fitment for new TVR

British sports car maker TVR has commissioned a bespoke Avon tyre as the original equipment (OE) fitment for the new TVR model which will be unveiled at Goodwood Revival on Friday September 8. Avon’s ultra-high performance ZZ5, which exists within Avon’s current tyre range, has been developed further to feature a unique performance compound and

Avon Tyres announced as Derby County’s official shirt sponsor

Avon Tyres has become the Deby County’’ official shirt sponsor for the upcoming 2017-18 Sky Bet Championship season. As part of a multi-year agreement, the Avon Tyres logo will take pride of place on the front of all of Derby’s first-team kits for the forthcoming campaign. A trusted and well-respected British brand, Avon has not

Success for Avon Tyres at Spa Classic Endurance Race

Avon Tyres has developed a new Storm Endurance motorcycle race tyre, used by Neate Racing to win the popular Spa Classic 4 Hour race, held at the end of June. Avon Tyres recently replaced its long-running Storm sport-touring tyre range with the acclaimed new Spirit ST. With the moulds used to make the Storm tyres

Avon Tyres TrailRider fitment launched for Honda’s Africa Twin

Melksham-based Avon Tyres has released a new TrailRider fitment aimed at Honda’s new Africa Twin. The acclaimed TrailRider adventure touring tyre is now available in 150/70 R18 rear size, which also fits the recently introduced KTM 1090 Adventure. Honda’s original XRV750 Africa Twin was one of the most evocative bikes of the 1980s and ‘90s,

Avon Tyres celebrates diamond anniversary of first 100 mph TT lap

At the forthcoming Isle of Man TT, due to be held from 27 May 27 June 9, Avon’s motorsport team will be marking the 60th anniversary of the first ever 100 mph lap of the TT, set on Avon tyres.   The record-breaking lap was ridden by legendary Scottish rider, Bob McIntyre, on a four-cylinder