Drive axle tyre featuring innovative structure, compounds and Tread design to provide resistance to lacerations in off-road and mileage and acoustic comfort on asphalted roads.
Improved mileage and longer first tyre life.
RESISTANCE AND SAFETY:
Maximum resistance of both structure and tread pattern to impacts and lacerations.
Reusable tyres, thanks to high retreadability and its recyclable highly aromatic oil free (HAOF) materials.
Lower noise emission and high acoustic comfort.
Already fulfils 2012 EC directive.
NEW TREAD PATTERNS: ROUGH TERRAINS, RELIABLE PERFORMANCES:
Increased tread width promotes mileage and protection ribs on sidewall enhance resistance to lateral impacts and abrasion.
In addition, specific depth indicators ease regrooving operations.
Improved even wear
Longer tyre life
Excellent road holding
Reduced braking distance
Reduced rolling distance
Longer casing life
High flexibility for easy fitting
Bead thermal stability and durability
Better resistance to lateral impacts and load.
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.