Anyone who wants to stay safe during winter, whatever the weather conditions, will need a tyre with an ideal transmission of forces. The innovative profile of the SnowTech Van guarantees excellent grip on wet, snowy and icy surfaces – an an excellent driving behaviour along with these.
Snow and ice performance
Feature: Snow pockets optimize snow capability
Effect: Improved traction and snow grip, ensured also by the higher number of sipes with more gripping edges
Benefit: Outstanding snow handling and snow traction performance
Feature: Wide lateral grooves in shoulder area and circumferential grooves
Effect: Enhanced water dispersion
Benefit: Optimised aquaplaning safety
Feature: Flattened contour
Effect: Evenly distributed ground pressure
Benefit: High service life
Feature: Additional tie bars and compact pattern blocks in shoulder area
Effect: High longitudinal tread stiffness
Benefit: Improved handling and braking on dry roads
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.
165/80 R13 83Q
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