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20 Modern Tire Concepts

From Connected Car Tires to All-Terrain Auto Hardware

— November 2, 2016 — Autos
These futuristic tire concepts range from connected wheels to all-terrain auto hardware. Standouts include examples like the sensor-embedded Goodyear 'Intelligrip' tires which digitally connect to one's vehicle to ensure the safety of drivers. Similarly, Goodyear's 'Eagle-360' tire concept is designed to communicate with autonomous vehicles and uses magnetic technology to predict factors such as dangerous road conditions.

When looking at futuristic concept cars that feature non-traditional wheels and tires, examples to take note of include the luxe and streamlined Rolls-Royce Vision model along with a life-sized replica of toy manufacturer Tonka's 'Overland' SUV -- the real version of the popular toy boasts heavy duty 38" tires that are ideal for rough terrains.

Additional tire concept innovations range from Bridgestone's ECOPIA model which reduces carbon emissions along with Daniel Norée's 3d-printed racing tires which are designed for increased grip while traveling over snow or ice.
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Smart Spherical Tires
Smart Spherical Tires
The Eagle-360 Tire Can Communicate with Self-Driving Cars
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Bluetooth-Connected Tire Monitors
Bluetooth-Connected Tire Monitors
The Cycle AT Tire Pressure Monitoring System is Phone-Connected
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Self-Healing Rubber Tires
Self-Healing Rubber Tires
This New Tire Production Process Can Allow Flat Tires to Heal Themselves
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Inclement Weather Tire Packages
Inclement Weather Tire Packages
The Ford Focus FS Will Now be Offered with a Winter Tire Package
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Eco-Friendly Tires
Eco-Friendly Tires
Bridgestone ECOPIA Tires Improve Fuel Economy and Decrease Carbon Output
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Autonomous All-Terrain Autos
Autonomous All-Terrain Autos
The Road Tripper is Designed to Seamlessly Cover Desert Ground
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Winterized 3D-Printed Tires
Winterized 3D-Printed Tires
These Race Car Tires are Designed to Master Snow and Ice
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Safety-Focused Concept Racers
Safety-Focused Concept Racers
The Le Mans 2030 Racer Car Concept Features Wear-Indicating Wheels
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Custom Car Tire Decals
Custom Car Tire Decals
'Tire Graficx' Custom Decals Can be Applied to Any Tire
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Toy-Inspired Car Makeovers
Toy-Inspired Car Makeovers
Tonka Made an Overland SUV Look Like a Life-Sized Toy Monster Truck
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Energy-Generating Tires
Energy-Generating Tires
The Goodyear BH03 Uses Heat to Recharge Hybrid and EV Batteries
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Tire Traction Accessories
Tire Traction Accessories
The 'Trac-Grabber' Tire Traction Tool Makes Getting Out of a Jam Simpler
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Rugged Exploration Vehicles
Rugged Exploration Vehicles
This Jeep Terra Crawler by RCH Designs is a Beast Where it Counts
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Futuristic Car Accessories
Futuristic Car Accessories
The Neon Blue LED Tire Caps Gives Vehicles a Sci-Fi Makeover
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Connected Car Tires
Connected Car Tires
The Goodyear 'Intelligrip' Concept Vehicle Tire Communicates with the Vehicle
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Venomous Three-Wheeler Cars
Venomous Three-Wheeler Cars
The Valene Black Mamba Offers High-Powered Performance On Three Wheels
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Futuristic Tire Concepts
Futuristic Tire Concepts
The Dakar Concept Tire Was Designed For the Hankook Tyre Design Challenge
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Fan-Powered Hover Vehicles
Fan-Powered Hover Vehicles
'The Beast' Concept Floats Above the Ground to Achieve Higher Speeds
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Lavish Concept Cars
Lavish Concept Cars
The Rolls-Royce Vision Concept Car Can Customize to the User's Needs
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Shape-Shifting Car Tires
Shape-Shifting Car Tires
The eMembrane Tire Adapts Efficiently to the Present Driving Conditions
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