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.
Riken SNOWTIME B2 is an economy-class tyre optimized for day-to-day driving in the winter season. This model delivers a balanced performance, with maximum safety, and solid durability which makes it appeal to most winter drivers.
Riken SNOWTIME B2 has a tread which has been engineered to wear slowly and evenly and it achieves this by ensuring that the pressures acting on the tyre have been equalized as much as possible. This has a positive effect on safety as the tyre doesn't erode as quickly or become deformed during normal use.
Riken SNOWTIME B2 is built using a rubber material and this is defined by its durable and lightweight properties. Rolling resistance is reduced and this translates to less fuel being used and fewer CO2 emissions being released into the atmosphere. Furthermore, this rubber compound is resistant to mechanical damage and is fully-functional over a wide range of temperatures. By using a modernized rubber, the handling and stability are enhanced on winter roads.
Riken SNOWTIME B2 features a directional tread with has a number of grooves on the tyre surface to efficiently flush excess water, slush or snow from the tyre. This design is used to reduce the risk of aquaplaning and to ensure a good driving profile regardless of the weather conditions. Enlarged shoulder blocks give dynamic and secure driving on dry roads, and precise cornering and accurate handling. This model is a great solution for drivers who require short braking distances and safety and precise handling on winter roads.
Riken is a originally a Japanese tyre manufacturer which have been making tyres since 1917. They specialize in the production of economy-class tyres, and these provide a balanced performance on any surface, at a reasonable price.