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Johannesburg – Tiger Wheel & Tiger has opened its fifth store in Zimbabwe, at Victoria Falls.

Zimbabwe is currently battling a cash shortage and has introduced controversial bond notes in a bid to tight the situation.

In a statement, Tiger Wheel says the store is owned by Atish Naran & Rishi Magecha and managed by Shepherd Nyathi, who is assisted by a team of trained sales and fitment personnel.

"We're excited to introduce ourselves to motorists in the area," says Nyathi. "Whether they're new to the brand or familiar with us, they'll find this new store offers the same full complement of services and world-leading wheel and tyre brands as other Tiger Wheel & Tyre stores in Southern Africa."

On display and for sale is a wide range of tyres from brands that includes: Continental, Goodyear, GT Radial, Yokohama, Hankook, Michelin, Pirelli, BFGoodrich and Tiger Wheel & Tyre's own exclusive Velocity tyre brand. Among others, wheel brands include TSW, Black Rhino, Racing Hart Concepts, and Turn 1T.

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The company’s other stores are in Eastlea, Graniteside, Bulawayo and Kwekwe.