Earlier this year saw the birth of a start-up that leveraged the joint strengths of three giants – Tenneco, Federal-Mogul and Öhlins Racing. DRiVTM Incorporated, headquartered in the greater Chicago area, will be one of the largest global multi-line, multi-brand aftermarket suppliers and one of the largest global original equipment (OE), ride performance and braking suppliers to aftermarket, light-vehicle, and commercial-vehicle customers. The $6+ billion company has a massive global footprint, including 64 manufacturing facilities worldwide, as well as 29 engineering and technical facilities. DRiVTM has a stable of enduring aftermarket brands and long-time partnerships with the world’s leading original equipment manufacturers. These include Monroe®, Goetze®, Ferodo®, Champion®, Öhlins®, Moog®, Wagner®, Thrush®, Axios® and several others. In this issue, we take a look at the Champion® brand’s rich heritage and product range.
Champion is one of the world’s most respected brands, with over 100 years of experience in the manufacture and supply of original equipment (OE). Our service parts cover automotive, racing, power sport, as well as marine, industrial and small engines. With a passion for motorsport, the Champion name brings the aftermarket high quality performance-driven products that give technicians and drivers the edge.
As a world leader in spark plug manufacturing, Champion® knows what it takes to keep your engine running at its best. When it’s time to replace your plugs, Champion® your engine with spark plugs that help improve performance and reduce wear and tear.
CNG Series: Easier, Cleaner Starts and Reduced Engine Emissions
Champion® offers the ultimate no-nonsense performant Spark Plug with its CNG Technology. A durable and competitively priced product to let you drive for longer. These not only deliver superior engine performance, mileage and acceleration, but also meet stringent EURO emission norms.
Copper Plus/K Power Series: Dependable Performance and Durability
Reliability and durability are the hallmarks of every Champion spark plug. The Copper Plus/K Power Series takes this legacy forward. These are the preferred choice each time OE spark plugs need to be replaced in your vehicle, and they rise to the occasion. The copper technology provides excellent lifetime and engine performance at a reasonable price.
Power Series: Maximum Performance Regardless of Engine Type
With all our spark plugs 100% in-house manufactured and either fitted as OE or offering OES-matching quality, Champion® brings you top-performing range of Spark Plugs under Power Series. Offering faster, stronger, and more powerful performance, Champion Power Spark Plugs perform the way a Champion® should.
Iridium series: An Extra Element of Performance
Champion® has powered more racing legends and won more races than any other spark plug brand. All that success at the track translates to more innovation. Our cutting-edge Champion Iridium plugs benefit the next generation of Champions and help engine builders and customers get peak performance, every single time.
Champion offers superior-quality radiator coolant with excellent Anti-Scale & Anti-Foam Properties. Manufactured with hybrid technology, Champion coolant can be used both with distilled or tap water and is safe for rubber hoses and engine parts. Champion coolant offers complete corrosion protection and enhance radiator life.
Champion offers Glow plugs that are tested to the highest OE standards to ensure quality and durability. These offer a shorter heating-up time and safe start even at lowest temperatures. Champion Glow Plugs meet the stringent emission norms and are specially designed for diesel engines with direct-injection systems.
Champion offers a wide variety of ignition coils optimised for different engines, including solutions for ignition systems with or without distributors. Designed and manufactured to meet the demanding specifications of original equipment (OE) manufacturers, Champion Ignition coils offer unmatched technology and durability. You can be confident that your ignition coil is backed by market-leading technology.