Established in 1917 as a joint venture between Yokohama Electric Cable Manufacturing Company and BF Goodrich, Yokohama are the oldest tyre manufacturer in Japan. Today, Yokohama have established a position as one of the leading tyre manufacturers in the world and are renowned for their commitment to quality and performance.
Summer Car Tyres
Advan Sport V105
Ideal for premium and high performance cars, the Advan Sport V105 delivers the perfect balance of sport and comfort. Designed with a newly developed matrix body ply, this tyre works to retain stability for enhanced steering precision, resulting in excellent handling. The Advan Sport V105 is optimised to deliver powerful levels of grip thanks to an enlarged contact patch and optimally large tread blocks and grooves. In addition, this tyre provides high levels of safety in wet conditions thanks to its optimised tread pattern design.
Advan Neova AD08R
Delivering faster lap timings and ultimate grip, the Advan Neova AD08R provides a dynamic driving experience for sports cars and club racers. Constructed with a specialist tyre compound which retains high levels of stiffness this tyre delivers excellent road gripping capabilities. The Advan Neova AD08R is optimised for safety in wet conditions thanks to a unique tread pattern design which features rounded grooves that work to optimally disperse water for excellent aquaplaning resistance. In addition, this tyre was awarded a ‘B’ grade in some sizes for ‘Wet Grip’ by the EU Tyre Label.
The BluEarth-ES ES32 is a more economical tyre choice optimised to deliver a fuel saving performance and long tyre life. Constructed with a specialist tread pattern design, the BluEarth-ES ES32 provides high levels of safety in wet conditions thanks to lightning shaped grooves which work to rapidly evacuate water for enhanced aquaplaning resistance. Thanks to a specialist nano blend compound, this tyre is designed to lower rolling resistance, for a more fuel efficient performance. In addition, the BluEarth-ES ES32 provides long tyre life thanks to an extra powerful profile which is optimised to reduce uneven wear.
Ideal for compact and small family cars, the BluEarth AE-01 provides excellent fuel efficiency and long tyre life for a more efficient performance. Constructed with a light weight design and specialist nano blend compound, this tyre works to provide low levels of rolling resistance which reduces fuel consumption for high fuel efficiency. The BluEarth AE-01 delivers a safe performance in wet conditions thanks to an optimised tread, earning a ‘B’ grade in some sizes for ‘Wet Grip’ by the EU Tyre Label. In addition, specialist 5 pitch tread pattern technology reduces noise for a comfortable drive.
The BluEarth A-AE50 offers a premium performance with steady handling and luxury comfort. This tyre has been designed with a variety of large and small lightening shaped grooves which work to improve gripping capabilities on wet surfaces and the BluEarth A-AE50 was awarded an ‘A’ grade for its Wet Grip by the EU Tyre Label. Thanks to an innovative compound exclusive to Yokohama, this tyre elicits exceptional manoeuvrability and secure handling properties. In addition, the BluEarth A-AE50 is a more environmentally friendly tyre, due to the dimpled design in the shoulder of the tyre which reduces air resistance and contributed to a more fuel-efficient performance.
Ideal for sporty hatchbacks and roadsters, the S.Drive is a stylish tyre that offers high performance. Constructed with a multi-dimensional tread design, the S.Drive provides a longer tyre life as the pattern block works to evenly distribute stress across the tyre, helping to prevent uneven tyre wear. Furthermore, its ‘Variable Angled Grooves’ allows the footprint of the tyre optimal contact with the road and this provides dramatically enhanced traction even when cornering. The S.Drive is also a ‘High Style’ tyre which is the perfect fit for sporty style cars.
Designed to achieve long-life grip and enhanced driving comfort, the A.Drive is ideal for small family cars and super minis. This tyre provides high levels of safety in wet conditions thanks to a specialist aqua proof tread design which works to evacuate water for high levels of aquaplaning resistance. Constructed with an effective tread compound which features silica, the A.Drive works to retain enhanced grip with the surface of the road in wet and dry weather for performance you can rely on in all summer conditions.
The A539 is an all-round sports tyre that offers superb traction and handling whilst creating minimum noise. This tyre offers superior grip on wet and dry surfaces due to its high rigidity blocks on the shoulder of the tyre. These help the tyre to maintain its shape during cornering and braking and this results in maintained traction. The A539 features helical grooves which work to drain water away from the tyre tread resulting in excellent resistance against aquaplaning. In addition, specially arranged blocks work to supress the build-up of noise and this ultimately reduces the low-frequency noises related to sports driving.
Parada Spec 2
Designed to offer enhanced safety in wet conditions, the Parada Spec 2 is a superior and stylish choice for passenger cars. Constructed with helical long grooves the Parade Spec 2 is able to offer enhanced water drainage and its s-shaped grooves effectively evacuate the water, providing increased resistance against aquaplaning. The Parada Spec 2 also gives a stable and comfortable ride thanks to its extra-large diagonal tread blocks. These have been designed to retain contact with the surface of the road, maximising the gripping capabilities and handling properties of the tyre.
Winter Car Tyres
Taking inspiration from the elements, the W.Drive V902B is designed to offer enhanced traction and control in harsh winter conditions such as snow and ice. This tyre features a wide surface area which enables more rubber to retain contact with the surface of the road. This helps to keep individual blocks stable and allows the tyre to provide enhanced handling capabilities on dry, wet and snow covered surfaces. The W.Drive V902B achieves superior levels of grip thanks it’s to original 3D-shaped sipes with polyhedral surfaces which maximise the biting edge area of the tyre. In addition, a micro silica based compound enables the W.Drive V902B to maintain rigidity and stability in a wide range of temperatures.
Summer 4x4 Tyres
Geolandar A/T G015
The Geolander A/T G015 is an excellent all terrain tyre designed to deliver superior traction off-road whilst maintaining on-road capabilities. Constructed with four main tyre grooves, this tyre works to rapidly drain water away from the tread for enhanced resistance against aquaplaning, providing safety in wet conditions. The Geolander A/T G015 achieves superior traction on varying terrain thanks to an optimally designed shoulder area and 3D shaped sipes. In addition, this tyre is designed to promote even wear, resulting in better durability.
Ideal for luxurious SUVs, the Parada Spec-X provides excellent gripping characteristics and high levels of safety in wet conditions. Designed with reinforced shoulder blocks, this tyre works to retain stability, even when cornering, for enhanced precision and control when driving. The Parada Spec-X achieves safety in rain thanks to an aggressive directional tread pattern design which works to deliver enhanced resistance against aquaplaning. Furthermore, a specialist rim protector sidewall provides protection for expensive alloy wheels.
Summer Van Tyres
Delivery Star RY818
Ideal for vans and transporters, the Delivery Star RY818 is superior when it comes to city driving. Optimised for wet conditions, the Delivery Star RY818 was awarded a ‘B’ for its Wet Grip by the EU Tyre Label. Furthermore, three wide grooves ideally situated on the tyre work to rapidly drain water away from the tyre and this helps to increase its resistance against aquaplaning. The Delivery Star RY818 has been designed to provide optimal tyre life, this is thanks to a flat contour which is able to uniformly distribute pressure, minimising uneven wear.
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