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Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 2 205/50 R17 89H

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About the Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 2

The presented tyre is marked with 3PMSF symbol (Three Peak Mountain Snow Flake). It means that the tyre meets the EU requirements for winter tyres. The symbol is awarded after thorough tests of a tyre model in terms of snow grip.

Excellent control in winter conditions 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. Snow 8% shorter braking distance* 8% more traction grip* Ice 13% shorter braking distance* 8% more traction grip* 9% more grip on corners* Wet 3% more control* *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. Key benefits Extra grip under slippery conditions like snow, ice and wet Improved dry and wet handling performance as well as dry braking Aquaplaning & slush planing resistance Increased grip on all kind of surfaces (snow, ice, wet) at low temperatures Silent & comfortable ride with uniform wear Features: Excellent control in Winter conditions Adaptive SipeGrip Technology 2 different types of sipes for 2 different purposes, always perfectly aligned with footprint leading edge for: extra traction under slippery conditions like snow, ice and wet improved dry and wet handling performance as well as dry braking more grip and shorter braking distance on snow and ice Traction saw circumferential grooves for superior hill climbing and acceleration performance and stability on ice and snow The spine for optimum steering & handling on dry roads, working like a caterpillar on snow covered roads Hydrodynamic V groove & intermediate circumferential grooves for aquaplaning & slush planning resistance Optimised polymer blend and advanced silica technology for increased grip on all kinds of surfaces (snow, ice, wet) at low temperatures 4 different block sizes and rib shifting for silent & comfortable ride with uniform wear Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 2 actions: 2D zig zag sipes in the center for excellent decoupling effect 3D waffle sipes in shoulders and intermediate zone for stiffness Optimum sipe opening Additional claws Continuous contact in the centre line A continuous series of biting edges and notches Optimum water dispersal/evacuation Flexibility at low temperatures and higher interaction on wet and icy surfaces Optimised block sizes & arrangement

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