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Dunlop GP Racer D212 goes on sales

The Dunlop GP Racer series has long been a favourite choice of race and trackday riders. This month, the new GP Racer D212 goes on sale across Europe following its successful introduction in race events last year. Dunlop had already previewed the tyre in demanding racing events. The first production-spec GP Racer D212 was used in the

New Dunlop SportSmart2 Max

Dunlop has launched it latest tyre for the hypersport sector. Designed for ultimate street performance but with track capability, the latest Dunlop SportSmart2 Max combines learnings taken from Dunlop’s World championship winning endurance racing programme with the experience gained in developing the revolutionary RoadSmart III Sport Touring tyre. Dunlop Europe’s development team aimed for high

New Dunlop track day tyre wins the ultimate test

Dunlop’s highly-regarded GP Racer D211 road legal track tyre will be replaced with an all-new product in early 2017, having signed off the new tyre after an extreme validation and testing programme – including some of the toughest races in the world! Dunlop’s key objective was to develop a tyre with exhilarating handling and this

Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 for Mini Clubman

The new Dunlop Ultra-High Performance (UHP) Sport Maxx RT2* summer tyre has been chosen for the Mini Clubman. The latest six-door Mini variant will come fitted with the new tyre in size 225/45R17 94W XL, which will be marked with a * to indicate that it is approved by Mini as Original Equipment on its

New Dunlop on-road truck tyres unveiled

Dunlop’s brand new on-road truck tyres for long and regional haul applications are ready for whatever’s ahead; winter roads in particular. Both SP346 steer tyres and SP446 drive tyres carry the 3-Peak-Mountain-Snowflake (3PMSF) symbol as well as the M+S marking. This means that they meet the highest European requirements for truck winter tyres. With increasingly

Dunlop claims 16th FIM Endurance World Championship title with Suzuki

The Suzuki Endurance Racing Team (SERT) finished the 8 Hours of Oschersleben race in second place, taking enough points to win the 2016 title, the squad’s 15th time as World Champions. It is the eleventh title won by the SERT/Dunlop combination and Dunlop’s 16th  title since 1994. It was GMT94 Yamaha that won the race by

Dunlop introduces new winter tyres for SUVs

With the rise in popularity of SUVs and the greater use of winter tyres, Dunlop has introduced the new Winter Sport 5 SUV tyre to satisfy this specific market. Research shows that 50% of European drivers find icy and snowy roads the most challenging weather conditions to drive in, whereas over 40% of car lovers

Dunlop new truck tyre range offers better all road performance

Dunlop’s brand new truck tyre range offers better all road performance than ever before, including all-season capability endorsed by the latest EU winter tyre qualification. The new on-road range comprises the SP346 steer tyre, SP446 drive tyre and SP246 trailer tyre. The SP346 and SP446 offer up to 10% higher mileage and improved fuel economy

Dunlop offers winter performance to SUV drivers

Winter performance ranks high in the minds of car lovers when looking for winter tyres. And with the rise of SUV sales, Dunlop has decided to leverage its winter tyre expertise to deliver better grip and handling for SUV drivers. The new Winter Sport 5 SUV is available now. Better performance on snow for SUVs

Goodyear and Dunlop take four accolades at Auto Express Product Awards

The new Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 and the Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 have taken first place and the Dunlop Sport BluResponse and Dunlop WinterSport 5 both take commendations in the coveted Auto Express Product Awards which were announced today. The Awards follow the tyres being named as ‘Best Buy’ and ‘Commended’ in the publication’s All

Dunlop unveils TreadMax mold cure retreads

Coinciding with the launch of its brand new, on road truck tyre range for summer and winter, long haul and regional haul, Dunlop is introducing TreadMax premium mold cure retread versions of the new Dunlop SP446 drive tyre. As well as casings of the new SP346 and SP446 tyres, previous generation Dunlop SP344, SP444 casings