4x4s are the quickest growing vehicle segment in
the country. Almost all car makers are now producing
a 4x4 vehicle. Some of the latest models to have been
produced are from car makers who previously only made
performance cars.The Porsche Cayenne and the new BMW
X5 are two examples.
we recognise the need for replacement tyres for 4x4s,
and have a complete range of tyres for all conditions.
we stock over 400 different tyre options for 4x4s.
Stock includes top of the range tyres to budget options,
with tyre variants for aggressive off road competition
to the family work horse that stays predominantly
on the road.
4x4 Vehicles and their Tyres....
Land Rover Discovery try Michelin Synchrone
This is the most family friendly Land Rover, it is
roomy and versatile, especially the big seven seater
model, and the interior is very well thought out.
Models E / S / GS / XS / ES usually come as standard
with 235/70 16's. A popular tyre for this vehicle
in this size is the Michelin Synchrone. The Synchrone
tyre is great for those who really use the vehicle
for what it was intended, off road. It is a hard wearing
tyre and helps reduce your fuel consumption. The Michelin
Synchrone tyre is an excellent option for a Land Rover.
Mercedes Benz try General Grabber ST
Made in the USA, but it's good onroad and, with the
right tyres, good off-road as well. It is one of the
most convincing all rounders there is. The 320 V6,
270 Cdi 6 are mostly fitted with 255/65 16's. The
standard tyre for the M Class is the General Grabber
ST. The Tyre is a good all rounder, but they key advantage
with this tyre is the quiet ride road noise. The Grabber
tyre is the US 4x4 tyre of choice, and 4x4s are almost
50% of car sales in North America.
Jeep - New Cherokee try Goodyear Wrangler HP
One of the most popular 4x4s on the Road. This car
works well both on and off road. The standard tyre
size for the Cherokee is a 235/70 on a 16" rim.
One of the more popular tyre options in this size
is The Goodyear Wrangler HP, which promotes solid
onroad handling throughout all four seasons, as well
as reduced road noise.
Range Rover try Pirelli Scorpion ST
The Range Rover marquee is still unsurpassed in desirability
within its class. The Range Rover combines civilised
onroad driving with an great off road driving. The
4.0/2.5 SDT / 4.0SE /2.5 DSE / 4.6 HSE often come
with the 255/65 on a 16" rim. A good choice here
is the Pirelli Scorpion ST. This tyre combines great
off road performance, with a speed rating allowing
the vehicle reach speeds of upto 130mph. The tyre
tread on the Pirelli Scorpion ST is similar to a car
tyre tread than a traditional 4x4 tyre, built for
speed not off road action.
BMW - X5 try Michelin Diamaris
The X5 is an great on road vehicle but still has
19 cm of ground clearance making good off road as
well. The 3.0i Sport & 4.4i Sport & 3.0d Sport
are normally fitted with 255/50 on 19" front
rims, and 285/45 on 19" back rims. A good choice
here is Michelin Diamari. This tyre provides a good
trade off between wet and dry handling, and comes
with a rim protector to protect your 4x4 alloys. The
Michelin Diamaris tread pattern is built for the road
first and off road second.