November 1, 2006

Dunlop introduces New Direzza Sport Z1 performance tires with race-like characteristics

Las Vegas, Nevada – Dunlop Tires has introduced an extreme sports performance tire with race-like characteristics for drifting, on-track and autocross motorsports.

The street-legal Direzza Sport Z1 is “Dunlop’s new halo tire for enthusiasts who want maximum dry-weather traction on the street or at the track,” according to Silvana Valencic, segment marketing manager for the brand in North America.

Direzza Sport Z1 will be available in 17 sizes, beginning in 2007’s second quarter. The new tire joins the Direzza drag slick, Direzza GRP street-legal drag race tire and Direzza DZ101 ultra-performance tire for sport compacts in the brand’s North America tire lineup.

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