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Uniroyal

Uniroyal RainSport 3 225/35 R18 87Y XL

Uniroyal

Uniroyal RainSport 3 225/35 R18 87Y XL

Uniroyal - The wet-weather tyre with the best wet grip performance. A brand of Continental.

Tyre size
225/35 R18 87Y XL 
Stock Level:
at the moment, this product is not in stock
Type of Tyre:
Summer tyresSo
Speed Index:
Y: Approved up to 186 mph
EAN:
4024068615439
Item No.:
R-252904
EU Tyre Label:
DEX:
Client reviews rating:
(98)
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Uniroyal RainSport 3 - The black shark

The new RainSport 3 – the latest-generation rain tyres.
The new Uniroyal RainSport 3 combines the best of two worlds to set a new standard in wet-weather performance. Its flowoptimised asymmetrical pattern optimally combines the benefits of asymmetrical and directional patterns. The result: maximum protection against aquaplaning as well as optimal grip when cornering and quiet interior noise throughout the tyre’s lifetime.

For compact-, middle- and upper-class vehicles and SUVs. Uniroyal offers more than 45 years of rain tyre know-how for optimum performance in the wet. High safety against aquaplaning. Rated as „recommended“ in the Auto, Motor & Sport summer tyre test 2014 (tested size 205/55 R16 V). It is the best tyre for longitudinal aquaplaning and wet handling.

Bionic: high-tech learns a lesson from nature.
The Uniroyal RainSport 3 is the first ever tyre to feature the completely new Shark Skin Technology. Uniroyal has transferred the unique flow-optimised quality of sharkskin to the surface structure in the longitudinal grooves of a tyre. Shark Skin Technology minimises turbulence, so that water can be channelled away more quickly – for maximum protection against aquaplaning.

  • High aquaplaning safety
  • Short braking distances
  • High grip when cornering
  • Quiet interior noise

High safety against aquaplaning. The new Shark Skin Technology and Ultimate Flow Structure optimise water flow. For the RainSport 3 the shark skin structure has been transferred to the longitudinal grooves of the pattern improving the aquaplaning safety.

Short braking distances on wet roads. Numerous grip edges due to a high volume of sipes improve the contact with the road surface. Due to extensive cushioning of the tread compound this leads to short braking distances on wet roads even in high braking situation.

High grip when cornering. Fast Curve Configuration provides the shoulder blocks high lateral stiffness for a direct transfer of the side forces. The flexible shoulder blocks enlarge the ground contact surface. Both lead to high grip when cornering on wet and dry roads.

EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes

EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes

The European Union has introduced the EU Tyre Label by Regulation (No. 1222/2009) identically and bindingly for all EU member states. It applies to passenger car tyres, light commercial vehicle tyres and heavy commercial vehicle tyres produced after 01.07.2012.

Three different areas are tested: rolling resistance, wet grip and the rolling noise the tyre makes on the road.

The following are not affected by the EU Tyre Label: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing tyres, tyres with additional devices to improve traction such as spiked tyres, T-type emergency tyres, special tyres for fitting to vehicles first registered before 1 October 1990, tyres with a maximum authorised speed of 80 km/h, tyres for rims with a nominal diameter of 254 mm or less or 635 mm or more.

With this regulation, the European Union is pursuing the goal of promoting economic and ecological efficiency in road traffic as well as increasing road safety on the one hand, and on the other hand, granting consumers more product transparency and at the same time serving as an active decision-making aid.

Already during the incorporation, experts criticise the fact that the EU Tyre Label unfortunately only shows a few product characteristics. Apart from rolling resistance, wet grip and rolling noise, which are the main focus of EU tyre labelling, tyres have much more important and safety-relevant product characteristics, such as aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, braking properties on dry and wet roads, behaviour in wintry conditions, etc.

Tyre manufacturers point out that test results from various institutions and journals remain an important information medium for the end consumer. These tests usually focus on further safety-relevant product characteristics besides the EU standard qualifications for tyre labelling, which are always important for the final customer.

 

RainSport 3 tyre review

Average based on 1,984 test results
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Kilometers driven 9,856
18.11.2020 from George Kapirelis
..driving in wet so secure like there is no water..
25.07.2020 from Borislav Angelov
Tyres are keeping me safe according the weathers conditions in UK
19.07.2020 from MJQ
I have purchased these tyres for both my car and my partners car. They are excellent for grip in the wet and dry. Braking is very safe and no skids - (if you brake hard). I am not an aggressive driver - but I have an engaging drive style. I am not entirely sure of the mileage per tyre as there were some alignment issues with the car. For the price point of these tyres i definitely recommend these and will continue to use them. They perform equally good if not better than tyres costing £100+ like other major brands.
22.04.2020 from Kenny McDonald
happy with the tyre and looking to buy two more in the near future.
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Brand Uniroyal
Model RainSport 3
Dimension 225/35 R18 87Y XL
Tyre width 225
Tyre profile 35
Construction type R
Tyre size 18
Tyre load index 87
Speed index (Y)
With/Without Valve (TT/TL) Tyre requires tube
M/C No
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