"BFGoodrich Tires is proud to be the official tire of Drive Around The World. The Mud Terrain tire is the world's most recognized off-road tire and this is a great opportunity for us to support a good cause while putting our tires to the test in some of the most remote and challenging locations in the world."
- Thom Peebles, BFGoodrich Tires Brand Director
About BFGoodrich Tires
BFGoodrich Tires combines technological expertise with the brand’s knowledge gained through motorsports to offer a traction
advantage for almost every type of vehicle and driving preference.
The selection of the BFGoodrich Tires brand complements the Drive Around The World
Land Rover Discovery Series’ rugged off-road performance without sacrificing on-pavement performance.
The company traces its beginnings to Dr. Benjamin Franklin Goodrich who opened
the company’s first rubber factory on March 1871. Today, the BFGoodrich brand is one
of the world’s leading manufacturers of tires for high-performance, passenger, truck,
sport-utility and off-road vehicles. BFGoodrich Tires is one of the most recognized manufacturers of off-road tires for both off-road racing and passenger SUVs and light-trucks.
The BFGoodrich Mud Terrain T/A tire, which will be used on each of the Drive Around The World vehicles, offers proven off-road performance enabling the expedition to tackle some of the most difficult terrains in the world. BFGoodrich Tires is the perfect brand of tires for Drive Around The World because of its design, construction and ability to perform rain or shine. From desert racing to rock crawling championships, BFGoodrich Tires has proven that there is no substitute for experience, especially when driving around the world.