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Goodyear renews its UltraGrip range with 3 new winter tyres

American tyre manufacturer Goodyear has announced it is upgrading its Ultragrip winter tyre range with the launch of 3 new tyres.

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Goodyear renews its UltraGrip winter tyre range with 3 new tyres © Goodyear

Despite the summer heat, Goodyear is already preparing winter. The American tyre manufacturer has announced the launch of 3 new tyres for the UltraGrip range: UltraGrip Performance +, UltraGrip 9+ and UltraGrip Cargo.

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+: top winter performance

The new Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ is a winter tyre designed for high performance cars requiring superior winter capabilities. It has been developed using 2 new key technologies. The “Traction Protect Technology” includes a new resin which improves tyre deformation without affecting its structure to deliver better grip and braking performance. The “Winter Grip Technology” uses a new tyre compound which has better elasticity at low temperatures to provide more grip on snow and ice.  

The Goodyear UltraGrip Performance + winter tyre will be available by June 2019 with additional sizes planned for June 2020. More than half of the sizes will be available by August 2019. 


Goodyear UltraGrip Plus tyre Mercedes

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Goodyear UltraGrip 9+, for city winters

The Goodyear UltraGrip 9+ winter tyre is more specifically designed for city passenger cars. Its “Mileage Plus” technology protects the tyre from damage caused by rough and poor road conditions resulting in better mileage performance. This tyre also features the “Winter Grip Technology”, which is also used on the Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+. The Goodyear UltraGrip 9+ will be available in June 2019 with all sizes available by September 2019.

Goodyear UltraGrip Plus tyre Volkswagen

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Goodyear UltraGrip Cargo, for commercial vehicles

Owners of commercial vehicles have not been forgotten with the launch of the Goodyear UltraGrip Cargo. The various improvements made to the tread design and compound allows this tyre to deliver high braking performance on snow while improving its mileage. The UltraGrip Cargo is already available in all sizes.


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