Archive for General Grabber

  • Find out what it takes to win the General Tire Vegas to Reno race here.
  • Team GT will rely on red letter GRABBER’s to get them to the finish line.

12bitd v2r freitas pr 001 220x146 Born From Competition, the GRABBER Tire Continues to ShineFort Mill, SC – August 16, 2013.  Noted as the longest off-road race in the U.S., the General Tire Vegas to Reno race provides a platform for General Tire to showcase their signature red letter GRABBER tire which was born from competition.  Originally developed in the desert, the GRABBER tire, and its technologies, transcend the race course and are available to consumers at dealerships across the country.  But it was a lengthy process, and labor of love, to bring the GRABBER to life.

“Once we began testing the GRABBER tire, we spent a couple years in the desert refining the technologies,” said Tony Talbert, tuning key account manager for General Tire.  “We modified the tire two to three times until it worked well in the desert before bringing it to the street.” Read More→

e1325538366 Darren Skilton Finishes One Second Behind Nasser Al Attiyah On First Stage of Dakar RallyDakar Rally has typically started with WRC-style gravel roads since moving to South America, but this year the ASO course designers headed straight for the coastal dunes at Necochea for a 57 kilometer special stage to start the 2012 rally.  Darren Skilton finished just one second behind 2010 champion Nasser Al-Attiyah and 9:51 behind the lead car when the times were tallied.  “To be honest the size of the dunes took me by surprise,” Skilton admitted.  “Skyler (Gambrell- Skilton’s navigator) and I just aired down the General Grabbers and had no problems staying on top of the sand.”  Then with the long liaison Skilton aired the Grabbers back up and made his way to Santa Rosa de la Pampa in comfort. Read More→

Born from Baja, Tamed for the Streets

(May 262010 05 GeneralGrabber 4 Wheel Parts Debuts the New General Grabber Off Road Tire, 2010) – 4 Wheel Parts will debut the New General Grabber Off-Road Tire at all locations available now.   General Tire brings this race-winning technolo gy to every-day use with the introduction of the new extreme traction tire for the street and off-road, the General Grabber. The General Grabber will be sold exclusively at 4 Wheel Parts till August 1st

“General has taken the best elements from their successful Grabber Competition-Only tire, and re-engineered it with a balance of off-road capability and on-road manners for today’s light truck market,” said Greg Adler, CEO, 4 Wheel Parts. “We are proud that General looked to 4 Wheel Parts as the leader in the off-road industry, to exclusively launch this great new tire!” Read More→

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