Car tyres, along with most things you can buy, come in different varieties. And also like most other things, the some are better than others, both when it comes to quality and price.
As any mechanic will tell you, no matter how perfectly tuned your engine is, no matter what make your car is or how expensive it was, the performance of your vehicle will always depend on your tyres. If you’re a true car enthusiast, then youâ€™ll be looking for performance tyres over normal, everyday tyres
Here in New Zealand we are lucky enough to have several high quality tyre manufacturing companies available to us, including the likes of Firestone, Michelin and Pirelli. These companies don’t just make tyres for the racing industry, but they also design and manufacture high quality performance tyres for public consumption.
Performance tyres are specially designed tyres that have a lower and stiffer profile side wall and larger treads for a better grip. Some may even have a nylon cap over the steel belts to hold the type in place at high speeds. Originally designed for racing, they have made their way into the mainstream.
Every car drives easier with performance tyres as their contact with the road. The modern technology involved with tyres today is astonishing, and it improves every year. Modern tyres react faster, handle better and work more efficiently with the latest suspension and braking systems.
If you’re interested in performance tyres, or you’ve bought some and need them fitted by the professionals, then give us a call. We are experts when it comes to all things cars, including tyres. Don’t forget, tyres are your only contact point with the road, and are the single most important safety feature of your car. This is not an area you want to skimp on. It’s not only your safety that’s at risk, but those of your family and other road users.