Dunlop are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high and ultra high performance tyres. Today, as part of the global Goodyear Group, Dunlop remains at the forefront of tyre development and manufacturer, with a 125 year heritage supported by a global network of excellence in innovation and marketing.
Take a look at the Dunlop Motorbike Tyres stocked at Setyres.
SP Sport 01
A multi-talented tyre for mid class and luxury vehicles.
This tyre unites three key performance properties in one innovative tyre. The asymmetric tread sports three distinct zones that give an ideal balance for sporty handling, high aquaplaning resistance and smooth driving comfort. Smooth and stable motorway driving is evident from the SP Sport 01.
The full silica compound used in the SP Sport 01 ensures high levels of grip and braking power in all weather conditions. Special blocks in the tread rapidly disperse water in very wet conditions. A quieter ride can be enjoyed as a result of the special block design which cancels out irritating frequencies. The tread pattern itself is optimised for even wear, increasing comfort and extending tyre life. The structure of the tyre also keeps its shape at high speeds for precise cornering control.
Designed for city cars and urban driving, the SP 30 is an ultra-quiet tyre with superb braking capabilities. Constructed with a Silica Plus compound, the SP 30 delivers high levels of grip and this results in a superior braking and accelerating performance. In addition, this compound is resistant to wear meaning that the SP30 can provide a longer tyre life.
Furthermore, this tyre offers an excellent wet weather performance thanks to its optimally designed tread pattern. The tread features three central grooves which work to rapidly disperse any surface water away from the tyre, increasing its resistance to aquaplaning.
Maximum grip and handling, maximum driving pleasure. For high performance sports cars.
The exceptional performance of the SP SportMaxx tyre is down to the use of Dunlop Touch Technology. The tread design means pressure is spread evenly across the tyre, putting more rubber in contact with the road. Special tread regions included in the tread design eject water rapidly from under the tire footprint, reducing the risk of aquaplaning on rain soaked roads. Smooth and precise driving is achieved, even at high speeds, thanks to a stable centre rib included in the design. The tread pattern also minimizes noise for a quieter and more comfortable ride.
Proven on the race track, the rubber compound used to develop this tyre, maximises grip on both dry and wet roads. Acceleration is more responsive and braking times are shorter as a result.
SP SportMaxx GT
Exceptional dry grip and responsiveness, for high performance sports driving.
Exceptional road adherence can be enjoyed with the SportMaxx GT. The tread compound is mixed with racing carbon black to increase dry grip and braking performance. Dunlop Touch Technology has been used to enhance the advanced features of this tyre; accurate handling and increased responsiveness.
A flat tread profile puts more tyre in contact with the road, for increased steering. The tyre maintains its shape at motorway speeds, which helps to enhance its stability and wear resistance. Pressure is distributed across the contact patch, resulting in smoother transitions from straight to corner.
SP SportMaxx TT
Precision handling, for high performance sports cars.
The SP SportMaxx TT benefits from DuPont™ Kevlar technology which brings performance to a higher level. The tough compound creates a stiffer sidewall which increases driving precision. Dunlop Touch Technology maximises responsiveness and road handling. Superb handling and cornering is also evident as a result of these technologies. The tread design manages the pressure across the tyre, improving handling in all conditions.
Enjoy incredible grip and shorter braking on wet and dry, thanks to a unique tread compound containing motorsports derived nanoparticles. The asymmetric groove arrangement enhances grip further, giving you more control at very high speeds.
SP SportMaxx RT
Motorsports grip and braking for a dynamic driving experience.
The SportMaxx RT delivers excellent grip in all conditions thanks to adaptive compound technology used in its construction. As per motorsport tyres, polymers included in the compound adapt to the textures of the road surface, maximising contact, control and increasing grip. Stable high speed handling is also evident.
The tread pattern includes large outer shoulder blocks help to enhance stability and handling when cornering. Dunlop’s innovative Short Braking blocks which also feature in this tyres design, help to achieve shorter braking distances when travelling at high speeds. Designed for high performance driving, these extra stiff blocks increase road contact under braking force.
SP SportMaxx RT 2
Offering superior gripping capabilities and enhanced steering precision, the SportMaxx RT 2 is one of the best high performance tyres currently on the market. This tyre provides shorter braking distances, especially at high speeds, thanks to its tread design. This tread pattern has been geometrically optimised to increase block rigidity and this stiffness allows the tyre to more effectively grip the road and bring your vehicle to a more efficient halt.
Designed so that more of the footprint of the tyre maintains contact with the surface of the road at all times, the SportMaxx RT 2 provides enhanced cornering on both wet and dry surfaces. In addition, this tyre offers greater steering precision due to a reduction in the diameter of the tyre, which allows it enhanced proximity with the road.
Sport Maxx Race
The Sport Maxx Race is a superior high performance tyre that offers an exceptional ride both on and off the race track. Optimised for dry conditions, the Sport Maxx Race has been constructed using a high grip racing compound which provides exceptional levels of road adherence resulting in a superb braking performance on dry surfaces. The Sport Maxx Race, whilst predominantly designed for dry conditions, offers a reliable wet performance thanks to its asymmetric tread pattern which helps to increase its resistance against aquaplaning.
Thanks to an innovative hybrid overlay, the Sport Maxx Race provides enhanced handling capabilities. This is because the overlay works to limit tyre distortion, even when travelling at high speeds, and this increases stability and control, resulting in a precise steering performance.
SP SportMaxx GT 600
Specially designed for high performance sports cars, the SP SportMaxx GT 600 offers a superior ride for dynamic drivers. Optimised for high speeds, the SP SportMaxx GT 600 provides precision handling when travelling fast. This is due to a unique tread design which features large shoulder blocks and continuous centre ribs which work together to enhance stability and control, enhancing steering precision. Furthermore, this tyre does not sacrifice driving comfort as Jointless Band Technology, exclusive to Dunlop, means that the tyre will retain its shape at high speed, resulting in a smoother ride.
The SP SportMaxx GT 600 also offers a superior performance in wet conditions due to its unique tread pattern, adept at evacuating water, and this offers an enhanced resistance to aquaplaning. In addition, the high proportion of silica in the tyre compound means that the tyre retains flexibility on rain covered surfaces, enhancing wet grip.
Superior dry handling and fuel efficiency, for city cars.
Enjoy excellent dry handling thanks to Dunlop Touch Technology. A flat tread profile means more rubber is in contact with the road which results in improved grip and steering precision. A tight link between rim and tyre gives drivers a more tactile feel for the driving surface.
The SP StreetResponse also benefits from an asymmetric tread design which increases grip on wet roads. Specialist grooves in the tread patter help to evacuate water rapidly. This reduces the risk of aquaplaning in very wet conditions. The special tread compound lowers rolling resistance to give you greater fuel efficiency, without compromising wet grip.
Superior Grip for exceptional performance on wet and dry surfaces.
The Sport BluResponse is a superior summer tyre from Dunlop offering excellent grip and better handling. This is thanks to the use of multi radius tread, which effectively deploys pressure on the road contact patch resulting in smoother transitions, precise steering reactions and all round better handling. Designed using Dunlop’s innovative short braking blocks, the Sport BluResponse can offer reduced braking distances on wet and dry roads.
Asymmetric tread design means that the Sport BluResponse provides improved handling and aquaplaning resistance. This is because the continuous center rib increases stability and precision whilst the asymmetric groove arrangement works to efficiently disperse water, decreasing the risk of aquaplaning. Auto Express labelled the Sport BluResponse a ‘Best Buy’ for 2014, commenting ‘winning performance in all conditions makes this brilliant new tyre our 16-inch champion.’
SP SportFast Response
Superb road feedback for responsive handling on wet and dry roads.
Selected as the factory-fitted tyre on many leading car manufacturers including Volkswagen, Audi and Mercedes-Benz, amongst others, the SP Sport Fast Response is a superior summer tyre. This tyre offers excellent road feedback and responsiveness thanks to the use of innovative Dunlop Touch Technology. This means that the tyre is enhanced by a set of advanced features which deliver a more tactile and responsive drive.
The SP Sport FastResponse is a part of a new generation of Dunlop tyres which feature a flatter tread profile with a 4-8% bigger contact patch. This means that there is more rubber in contact with the road resulting in extraordinarily precise handling on wet and dry roads. This innovation also means that cornering control is more precise and the tyre can respond faster to steering.
Street Response 2
Enhanced wet and dry performance for city cars.
With superior fuel efficiency and wet braking, this leading city car summer tyre was awarded a B grade in both braking and fuel efficiency by the EU tyre label. The Street Response 2 offers exceptional braking performance on both wet and dry roads with Dunlop internal tests proving that it can offer 6% shorter braking in wet and 4% in dry compared to its predecessor*.
The Street Response 2 can handle wet conditions thanks to its asymmetric tread design. This tread pattern has been constructed to rapidly evacuate water from the tyre, giving it increased resistance against aquaplaning and offering driving stability and precision. Multi radius tread also benefits the Street Response as it means that the tyre can guarantee more precise and progressive reactions.
SP WinterSport M3
Premium winter performance.
The SP WinterSport M3 is equipped with high density sipes to give excellent traction and control in snowy conditions. Wide grooves included in the tread design, help to quickly evacuate water and slush, to ensure optimal control on wet and thawing roads. The directional tread pattern increases traction and shortens braking distances.
A high performance tyre for unpredictable winter weather.
The WinterSport 3D has been designed to handle every kind of winter condition. Three different sipes, positioned on specific parts of the tyre maximise its performance. Pressure is distributed evenly across a wide contact patch, helping to maintain road adherence.
Dunlop Touch Technology increases control and handling too. A new interlocking 3D sipe creates a tight shoulder area, which improves handling and stability on dry roads.
The special silica compound used to create the tyre stays flexible at very low temperatures, offering increased levels of grip in all driving conditions. Directional grooves create rapid and turbulence free water drainage, increasing aquaplaning resistance.
SP WinterSport 4D
Designed specifically for high performance cars, the SP WinterSport 4D offers an exceptional performance in winter conditions. Named ‘exemplary’ by Auto Bild, Germany’s leading automotive magazine, the Dunlop WinterSport 4D is renowned in the tyre industry for its superior winter performance. Its unique tread design enables enhanced snow and ice traction due to its high number of biting edges that retain contact with the road and add extra grip when accelerating, climbing and braking.
This unique tread is also highly effective when it comes to wet or thawing surfaces. This is because its directional grooves have been designed to rapidly disperse surface water and offer high levels of resistance against aquaplaning.
SP Winter Response
An optimal winter tyre, the SP Winter Response offers a balanced performance in wet, icy or snowy conditions. This is due to its innovative asymmetric tread pattern which has been designed to cope with varying winter conditions. The tread design also features two types of blade which work together to provide higher levels of traction in snow and ice.
The SP Winter Response also offers excellent gripping capabilities, even when temperatures drop. This is thanks to its high silica tread compound that is able to retain elasticity at low temperatures and maintain its high level of contact with the surface of the road.
Winter Response 2
Providing confident braking and handling in all winter weather, the Winter Response 2 is a superior tyre for cold conditions. Constructed with Dunlop’s innovative Reverse Snowguide block pattern, the Winter Response 2 utilises an increased contact area which provides greater levels of grip and results in a reliable braking performance. This innovative tread design also features 45 degree shoulder sipes and these provide an excellent cornering grip, even on snow and ice.
The Winter Response 2 also provides reliable handling when conditions aren’t quite so cold, providing support on wet or thawing surfaces. This is due to the high density sipes which sit on the tread, offering more biting edges for improved wet weather braking and handling.
Winter Sport 5
The Winter Sport 5 is one of the most reliable winter tyres on the market thanks to its high gripping capabilities. Constructed with innovative angled center sipes that can increase in length and grab onto surfaces, this tyre offers a supreme lateral grip on slippery surfaces. In addition, the Winter Sport 5 also provides an increased resistance against aquaplaning thanks to deep grooves in the tread which evacuate larger quantities of water and slush from the tyre, allowing the driver to maintain greater levels of control on wet roads.
The Winter Sport 5 offers greater fuel efficiency due to its unique design which enables weight to be distributed evenly throughout the tyre, ultimately resulting in lower rolling resistance. In addition, this tyre was named ‘exemplary’ by Auto Bild, Germany’s leading automotive magazine.
SP Grandtrek Touring A/S
Superb control, whatever the weather. For high performance SUV’s.
Excellent performance all year long from the Grandtrek Touring A/S. Constructed with a special polymer compound, this tyre delivers good grip in both summer and winter temperatures. Featuring a stiff shoulder area, extra cornering grip is evident along with excellent stability and comfort. The tread design has been optimised for smooth handling and comfort in all weather conditions.
Sport car precision and driving pleasure for high performance SUVs.
Dunlop Touch Technology has been used to give a heightened degree of road feedback, for drivers using the SP QuattroMaxx. A responsive and more enjoyable driving experience is achieved as a result of the Dual Silica compound used in the construction of this tyre. The compound is also long wearing, which means more miles between tyre changes.
High levels of grip and braking ability in both wet and dry conditions are evident. High aquaplaning resistance is achieved by deep and wide grooves in the tyre tread. These rapidly eject water, helping to maintain optimal control in extremely wet weather.
The 4x4 tyre that performs on gravel and dirt roads.
The Grandtrek AT2 is a 4x4 tyre that meets the challenge of driving on tough terrain. It’s all terrain tread design helps to deliver reliable handling on gravel and dirt roads. The tread blocks are arranged in order to reduce noise emissions and provide a smoother, quieter drive on all terrains.
The tread pattern also features wide grooves that provide good traction on wet roads and more efficient drainage in extreme weather.
Providing high levels of traction on and off the road, the Grandtrek AT3 is a superior 4x4 tyre for all conditions. Constructed with a straight centre rib, this tyre can offer stability on all terrains. A flatter tread profile evenly distributes pressure, meaning that you can expect a longer tread life.
As well as offering an exceptional performance off-road, the Grandtrek AT3 is ideal when it comes to on-road. This is thanks to its innovative two-in-one shoulder block pattern which works to provide reduced levels of tyre noise and maintain on-road traction.
Grandtrek WT M3
Outstanding winter traction for high performance SUV’s.
The Grandtrek WT M3 SP provides higher levels of traction to SUV’s on snow covered roads. The unique Multi Blade System features two types of blades that work together to bite into snow and maintain control. A high silica compound that retains elasticity at low temperatures has been used in the tyre construction. This means a firmer grip and shorter braking distances on wet, snow and ice is achieved.
A directional tread pattern with wide grooves has been included to ensure rapid water evacuation. This reduces the risk of aquaplaning on wet and thawing roads.
SP LT 60
Excellent rain, snow and mud traction for van driving in winter conditions.
Offering excellent traction in difficult conditions, the Dunlop SP LT 60 features a bladed centre section tread pattern optimised for winter roads. This allows for confident grip on wet and snowy surfaces. Deep transverse grooves and an open shoulder design quickly disperse water and prevent aquaplaning.
The tread compound and tyre profile are designed for even wear, prolonging tyre life and enhancing load-carrying abilities and the tread pattern has also been influenced to reduce noise generation to a level comparable to passenger car tyres.
High mileage and fuel efficiency for economical driving.
Ideal for cost-conscious drivers and fleet managers, the Dunlop Econodrive has been developed to deliver significant improvements in mileage and fuel efficiency. The specialised tread compound features carbon particles for improved tread stiffness and on-road friction.
This tyre is built on a stiff and durable carcass designed for long life which enhances cornering and braking abilities. Reinforced sidewalls protect from kerb damage while improving rolling resistance. The four-rib tread pattern delivers excellent performance on wet roads thanks to the deep central grooves and an open shoulder design. These combine to provide rapid water dispersal, reducing the risk of aquaplaning.
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