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Dunlop’s Vantrek V1 white wall tyre inspires SA taxi industry’s trust


Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Ltd (SRSA) is pleased to announce the launch of its new range of Dunlop tyres – the Vantrek V1 White Wall tyre, officially available from all Dunlop retail channels including Dunlop Zones, Dunlop Express, Dunlop Container and other major retailers from 1 December 2016.

This is a range of tyre products developed specifically for the South African taxi industry, - a previously untapped market for Dunlop in SA.

Marketed with the bold position “Ungalethemba” – which in Zulu refers to something in which you can put your trust– this latest addition to the Dunlop stable indeed gives taxi motorists and commuters alike some sound reasons to believe in the product.

This new tyre is pinnacled on the following features:

Safety is a key priority for the brand, and as such, the Dunlop Vantrek V1 white wall tyre caters for the needs of thousands commuting on a daily basis in SA, performing in all conditions but especially so in wet weather.

Designed to be a tyre partner that endures and provides good value across the life of the tyre, the Vantrek V1 meets the rigouros needs of taxis that cover expansives daily distances.

These tyres carry heavy loads across a number of different routes, including city centres, highways, and rural dirt roads. The product is strengthened to perform under such conditions, while withstands the impact of gravel, large stones and other hazardous objects.

The Vantrek V1 tyre embodies an aesthetic appeal that meets the vibrancy of SA’s taxi industry – from the rugged tread pattern to the distinguished white wall itself.

Product summary

  1. Sizes
    • 205/75R14C 109/107Q
    • 195R14C 106/104R
    • 195R15C 106/104R
  2. Technical Information

White wall tyres

2016