Avon Tyres is owned by the Cooper Tire & Rubber Company. As a UK-based company, Avon has been making high quality tyres since 1904 for cars, motorbikes, vans and trailers. Over the years Avon has not only proven itself on the road but also on the racetracks of the world, on two wheels as well as four. Avon's century of tyre-making experience is combined with the very latest design and manufacturing technology, enabling Avon to make tyres of unparalleled quality and ability.
Find the right Avon tyres for your vehicle here:
ZZ5 – Ultra-high performance for driving enthusiasts and high end sports cars
The ZZ5 has been designed, developed, tested and manufactured in Europe. The highly loaded silica tread compound combined with state-of-the-art polymer technology means the ZZ5 features ‘A’ grade wet grip across all sizes. The ZZ5 also features a rim flange protector to help keep alloys free from kerbing damage and a 2 ply rayon casing for the most predictable handling. Available in 17inch to 20inch. A tyre for pure driving enthusiasts.
ZV7 – High performance tyre with ‘A’ grade wet grip
The ZV7 is a premium performance tyre, designed to replace the highly popular ZV5. Constructed with a new tread pattern that features 3D sipes, this tyre can warm up quickly whilst limiting the amount of flex in the tread block, to control heat generation and keep the tread block stable. This improved stability enhances the tyre’s wet weather performance and the ZV7 has been awarded an ‘A’ for ‘Wet Grip’ in certain sizes by the EU Tyre Label. In addition, the risk of aquaplaning is reduced due to large, wide grooves that work to quickly evacuate water from the tyre footprint. This tyre is available in a range of sizes from 15in to 18in.
ZT5 - Modern pattern for everyday use
The ZT5 is a touring summer tyre, designed to be fitted to passenger cars. Three wide circumferential grooves worked into the tread pattern, combined with open inner shoulders, provide improved aquaplaning performance when used in damp or wet conditions. The tyre features good steering response, enhancing road holding and vehicle control. The ZT5 features improved noise control using Avon pitch sequencing technology, which conforms to the latest EU legislation for noise. This quiet running feature maximises comfort and pleasure for drivers and passengers alike. Available in a wide range of fitments, this tyre is suitable for small and medium-sized cars.
ZZR - Genuine road-legal race tyre; perfect for trackdays
The Avon ZZR is a trackday and competition summer tyre designed to be fitted to passenger cars. The ZZR has been designed as the fastest dry weather, track orientated, road legal tyre. The ZZR was a perfect opportunity for Avon’s technical department to showcase the company’s cutting edge motorsport design and state-of-the-art race tyre manufacturing techniques. The ZZR tyre is an uncompromised track day tyre for maximum performance. It features a specific racing compound featuring race spec carcass, designed specifically for ultimate grip and handling in dry conditions. The tyre offers drivers predictable and progressive control at high speeds.
WV7 – A performance winter tyre
The WV7 is a superior winter tyre choice providing high performance and safety for dynamic drivers. Constructed with increased sipe density, the WV7 offers high levels of traction on icy, wet and snow-covered surfaces for a safe and stable drive. The WV7 enables shorter stopping distances in harsh winter conditions thanks to optimized forward-facing shoulder grooves and v-slots which enhance braking. Awarded a ‘B’ in some sizes for its exceptional ‘Wet Grip’ by the EU Tyre Label, the WV7 provides safety in wet conditions. In addition, this tyre has been marked with the ‘Severe Snow Conditions’ symbol.
Ideal for small passenger cars, the WT7 is a premium winter tyre. Designed to provide high levels of safety in winter weather, the WT7 has been performance tested in extreme Alpine conditions to ensure that it is fit for purpose. Due to its optimally placed shoulder grooves, the WT7 enhances braking on winter surfaces whilst backward-facing centre grooves provide high levels of traction for increased resistance against aquaplaning. This tyre delivers a safe performance in wet weather and has been awarded a ‘B’ in some sizes for its ‘Wet Grip’ by the EU Tyre Label.
ZX7 - Avon’s first ultra-high performance 4x4 tyre
Constructed to provide high performance for 4x4s, the ZX7 is ideal for dynamic drivers who demand more from their tyres. Designed with a unique asymmetric tread pattern, the ZX7 offers high levels of resistance against aquaplaning and a superior all-round wet weather performance and has been awarded an ‘A’ for Wet Grip by the EU Tyre Label. This tyre also features new advanced technological features including Noise Dampening Structures, to contribute to a quiet and comfortable ride and its ’Spring Venting Design’, which provides a clean tyre aesthetic. This tyre is ideal for medium and large 4x4s and is available in a range of fitments from 16in to 21in.
Ranger A-T - All-terrain 4x4 tyre
The Avon Ranger AT is a Touring All Season tyre designed to be fitted to SUV and 4x4s. Great for both on-road and off-road use, the Ranger AT offers first-class wet weather road holding. The strong traction in off-road conditions maximises a comfortable ride quality for drivers and passengers alike. The design used to develop the Ranger AT consists of compounds increasing toughness and strength, resulting in good tyre life. Specific siping has been used for increased wet-weather performance and enhanced off-road traction. The tyre features stylish bold white outline lettering on most sizes available. The bold tread pattern resists clogging and easily 'self-cleans'. The tyre is ideal for 50% off road, 50% on road use and fits most pickup trucks too.
Ranger TSE - Great all round 4x4 tyre
The Avon Ranger TSE is a Touring All Season tyre designed to be fitted to SUV and 4x4s. The tyre is very quiet while running, promoting excellent ride quality for drivers and passengers. The Predictable handling characteristics maximise good road holding in the wet and dry. The Ranger TSE is very capable in modest off-road use and the design features stylish bold white outline lettering in most sizes. This tyre is also suitable for 4x4 pick-up trucks.
Ranger ATT – All-terrain 4x4 tyre
The Avon Ranger ATT is a Touring All Season tyre designed to be fitted to SUV and 4x4s. The ATT is a premium 4x4 tyre, designed for use 60% on road and 40% off road. The all-terrain design provides outstanding performance both on and off the road. The design and structure provides excellent wet weather road holding whilst also maintaining off-road performance. This tyre is available in 15” to 17” rim diameter sizes.
Rangemaster – the ultimate 4x4 tyre for Land Rover
The Rangemaster is a superior tyre when it comes to driving a 4x4. Constructed with a tough radial design, this tyre offers excellent traction in both on and off road conditions. Thanks to an innovative computer-designed tread pattern, this tyre offers a superb performance on wet surfaces. It offers enhanced resistance to aquaplaning and has been awarded a B in the category ‘wet braking’ by the EU tyre label. The Rangemaster is ideal for Land Rover fitment.
Avanza AV10 - Specially for car-derived vans
The Avanza AV10 has a noticeably long tyre life making this tyre excellent value for any van. The tyre offers good handling characteristics, ensuring maximum road holding and braking control. The toughened sidewalls help to cope with wear and tear caused by kerbs and potholes and the low noise levels make driver and passenger ride, comfortable and pleasurable.
Avanza AV4 - Modern, high-speed van tyre
The Avanza AV4 is a premium commercial van tyre which provides excellent value for money thanks to its high levels of resistance to damage. Built with a robust sidewall, the Avanza AV4 can cope with kerbing damage and is reinforced to cope with heavy loads. In addition, its tread pattern has been optimised to offer long life and provide resistance to aquaplaning, as it works to efficiently channel water away from the footprint of the tyre.
Avanza AV11 - premium commercial van tyre
Ideal for modern high speed vans, the Avanza AV11 is superior in a range of weather conditions. This tyre excels in wet weather, offering a first-rate wet weather performance and an exceptional wet grip, for which the Avanza AV11 was awarded a B grade by the EU tyre label. With reinforced tyres to support heavy loads and strengthened sidewalls to resist damage from kerbing, the Avanza AV11 stands for excellent value.
WM Van - Designed for the harshest winter conditions
Designed with an aggressive tread pattern, the WM Van is adept at handling difficult winter conditions. This is thanks to a combination of tread grooves and profiled blocks that work together to provide an enhanced braking performance on snowy, icy and wet surfaces. In addition, serrations on the inner surface of the tyre enhance braking and traction, as the tyre is able to firmly grip the surface of the road. The WM Van has been specially developed for medium sized vans.
Turbosteel 70 - For luxury high-performance cars
The Avon Turbosteel 70 is a touring summer tyre designed to be fitted to high performance, large, luxury saloons. With enough flex in the sidewall to deliver a superbly comfortable ride and a tread pattern that’s efficient in reducing noise and dispersing water, these tyres are designed specifically for high performance use. The Turbosteel 70 is capable of coping with the weight and stresses of large cars even when fully laden and superb steering response and road handling is evident when driving under such loads. The Turbosteel 70 is standard specification on selected Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Aston Martin models.
Turbospeed CR27 - the perfect complement to luxury
This tyre has been specifically designed to complement luxury cars such as Rolls Royce and Bentley. This is because they have been constructed to offer a comfortable, high performance drive whilst maintaining the highest levels of quality. This tyre sports a computer designed tread pattern which is efficient in reducing noise and dispersing water. These low noise levels add to the driving pleasure which is only further enhanced by additional flex in the sidewall.
Turbospeed CR227 - For luxury high-performance cars
Perfect for large, luxury cars, the Turbospeed CR227 is designed for their high performance use. The tyre gives a comfortable ride quality and is capable of coping with the weight and stresses of these large cars even when fully laden. The very low noise levels enhance the comfort and driving pleasure with the ability to cruise quietly and comfortably, this tyre is ideal for elite marques.
CR228-D - an ultra-high performance tyre for swift saloons and coupes
The CR228-D is the ideal tyre for large, luxury cars. This tyre guarantees a comfortable ride thanks to additional flex in the sidewall. Designed with an innovative tread pattern, the CR228-D offers an exceptional wet weather performance including an enhanced resistance to aquaplaning as the tread effectively disperses water. Furthermore, this tyre was awarded a B grade in the category of wet grip by the EU tyre label. If you drive a premium car, these premium tyres will do it justice.
Avon has been making tyres for over 100 years and is based in Melksham, England. Owned by the Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Avon Tyres manufactures high quality tyres for cars, vans, 4x4s and motorcycles.
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A full range of Avon tyres are available at Merityre.
Merityre offer extremely competitive prices across a range of different tyre sizes, so contact your nearest fitting centre to check our latest tyre deals. It is possible on some cars to fit a different tyre brand from the tyres that are currently on the car so it's worth investigating your options by speaking to our tyre specialists although some car manufacturers may recommend using the same brand of tyres that originally came on the vehicle as they may have worked with a specific tyre manufacturer to develop a tyre that can improve the car's performance.