Tyres

TYRE TECHNOLOGY Q & A

 TYRE TECHNOLOGY Q & A

We have said it many times before and it still bears repeating that tyres are indeed the single most cost-effective way to change the entire character of one’s car. We take an in depth look at how and why it works.

1.What are tyres made of?

USING TYRES

TYRES- CHOOSING AND USING

By Andre Lam

Changing tyres can be a simple or complicated event. The simplest change would be to get the same tyres that the car has as OE (Original Equipment). This would ensure that the qualities that the car manufacturer intended are retained with the new car.

UPDATE ON WHEELS

RIM TECHNOLOGY Q & A

Rims are an integral aspect of car styling but are they just superficial or are there real technological advantages besides a pretty face? Torque takes an in depth look at wheels or rims or alloys or mag wheels ……..

Q. What are the advantages of alloy rims?

CHOOSING TYRES PART 1

Choosing tyres for you and your car
By Andre Lam


Should I choose a tyre based upon my lifestyle?

Whilst traditionally tyre choice has been based on driving style, comfort and cost, increasingly manufacturers have taken tyres into the realm of lifestyle. Whilst this has vague advantages in terms of attracting or informing people who otherwise have little knowledge about tyres, it becomes rather difficult to pinpoint the exact needs of the customer. As they seldom fit the need exactly but as long as they sell tyres does it matter to them?.

HOW TO CHOOSE TYRE FEATURES. PART 2

WHAT MAKES A TYRE?
By Andre Lam


It’s black and round and it protects the shiny alloy rims. How can you tell if its good and what exactly are they? We take a look at the salient features of each type of tyre….

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