January 15 2013.

Spanish helmet manufacturer receives 5-star rating

MT, the largest helmet manufacturer in Spain, heads into 2013 on a high note having recently received the accolade of a Sharp (Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating Programme) 5-star rating.

Three models from the MT range have been included in the latest Sharp listing, namely the MT Thunder, Raptor and Revenge, but it is the MT Revenge at just £74.99 that has emerged triumphant with the honour of also being one of the lowest priced helmets awarded the maximum rating by the Department for Transport's scheme.

MT is represented in the UK by Swansea-based distributor Tri-Motive and with 10,000 helmets in stock at any one time, upon which dealers can draw at 24-hours' notice, and a further 50,000-odd stocked just four days' away in southern Spain, customers looking for a low-cost lid, approved to an internationally recognised standard, will be spoilt for choice.

The Revenge line-up comprises of 10 different graphic options, priced at £74.99 for a solid and £79.99 for the graphic version. Specification includes two shell sizes, removable and washable internal liner, anti-scratch quick release visor, aerodynamic shape, and optimum visor closing system. Sizes are available from x-small to xx-large.

The 4-star rated Thunder range comprises three different models and has 22 different graphics, including four specifically designed for children. Pricing starts at just £49.99.

Based in Cartegna, Spain, MT is a family business that produces full-face, modular, motocross, kids, open-face, karting and motorsport helmets. Helmet production is MT's business.

For trade terms and stocking information call Tri-Motive on 01792 652011 or visit