A new frontier in terms of duration and consumption, further improving safety and comfort: more efficient, for longer.
Increased tread width and groove depth enhance robustness and mileage.
Optimised design to reduce noise generation, minor tread block movement and energy dissipation.
Groove and siping geometry promote steering precision and excellent dry and wet handling.
Regroove depth indicators at groove base to ease regrooving operation.
4 zig-zag shape grooves and robust longitudinal ribs are designed to reduce braking distance and enhance driving safety.
Inovative shoulder tread contur that allows a correct distribution of footprint contact pressure and insures a notable improvement of the even wear and higher mileage.
Dual Layer Tread Compound
Excellent road holding
Reduced braking distance
Rolling resistance reduction
Three sandwich belts evolution
Improved even wear
Longer tyre life
High Penetracion Steel Cord
Longer casing life.
Hexagonal Bead Wire
High flexibility for easy fitting
Bead thermal stability and durability.
EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes
The European Union, under CE 1222/2009, has mandated that all tyres manufactured after the date of July 1 2012 for cars and commercial vehicles include standard EU Tyre Labels classifying them by three performance characteristics:fuel efficiency classified from A to G,wet grip classified from A to G, and noise emission in decibels.
Categories of tyres unaffected by this regulation include: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing/sports car tyres, as well as certain types of tyres designed to improve traction such as studded tyres, T-type temporary spare tyres, tyres for cars built before 1990, tyres with a maximum allowed speed of 80km/h, tyres for rims with a diameter less or equal to 254 mm or greater or equal to 635 mm.
This label is intended on one hand to promote economic and ecological efficiency in traffic, as well as increase road safety, and on the other hand to help consumers select appropriate tyres by ensuring a certain degree of product transparency.
Nevertheless, the label has been criticized for only showing a very limited number of characteristics. Professionals argue that tyres have many more features that are important and relevant to road safety, including but not limited to aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, product properties on wet and dry roads other than wet grip, properties on snow.
Tyre manufacturers suggest that the test results from various institutions and industry magazines should remain a very important source of information for the end consumer, because they focus on and rate a wide variety of tyre properties and features.