UltraGrip Performance 2 Winter Tyre
Winter driving conditions can be unpredictable - posing hazards that increase the risk of accidents. In addition to snow, ice, wet and slush, drivers can encounter dangerous black ice, which occurs unexpectedly with the onset of freezing temperatures. Always at the cutting edge of technological innovation, Goodyear now introduces UltraGrip Performance 2.
The name says it all: The UltraGrip Performance 2 is a high performance tyre made for high performance driving, providing shorter braking distance and more grip in Winter conditions.
With the new UltraGrip Performance 2, Goodyear turns over a new leaf in Winter tyre technology. The new tyre enables the driver to have superior vehicle control in the coldest weather conditions. This high-performance tyre shows impressive capabilities in all Winter conditions due to the Adaptive SipeGrip Technology, the new silica tread compound and an intelligent tread design. Put quite simply, the new Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 2 offers drivers enormous potential.
*Tested against 2 leading competitors in March-April 2008 by TÜV SÜD Automotive; Report 76230122-3 and additionally in January-February 2008 by GTCL (Goodyear Technical Centre Luxembourg), Tyre size: 225/45R17; Car: Mercedes C-class.
Goodyear At The Snowdome - Tamworth
This year Goodyear decided to put on a presentation of both the importance of winter tyres and the excellent performance that their winter tyres offer in extreme winter conditions.
The demonstration consisted or a rear wheel driver BMW 1 series driving around the slopes of Tamworth Snowdome. Goodyear demonstrated the unbelievable amount of traction equipping the winter tyres gave the driver and astounded the audience.
Perhaps most importantly Goodyear proved that on or ice or snow you will stop seven to ten car lengths quicker with the winter tyres equipped.