Pirelli has launched the third generation of its Sottozero winter tyre. The Sottozero 3 has been designed for medium and large capacity engines to deliver maximum safety on all winter road conditions (dry, wet, snow, ice ...). It offers significant performance gains compared with the Sottozero 2. It will be available from October 2013 in more than 50 dimensions for 16 to 21 inch fitments.
Bridgestone invited us to the Ascari race track in Andalusia to test the Adrenalin RE002, its new sport tyre for city and compact cars. Tests were conducted in heavy rain, which gave us the chance to appreciate the qualities of this tyre in adverse conditions.
Did you know that a summer tyre travelling at 25 mph needs more than twice the distance to stop on snow than a winter tyre? Rezulteo has checked this out by participating in tests organised by Michelin on the Val d'Isere track in Savoie (France).
Committed to promoting European tyre labelling, Goodyear has just revealed its AA graded concept tyre, the highest possible grade that can be achieved in performance tests. Coming from Goodyear’s range of fuel efficient tyres, the EfficientGrip AA will be used as a base to develop tyres focused on safety and fuel economy.
Alongside the Sport Maxx RT presentation, Dunlop unveiled the Sport Maxx Race, an elitist tyre for super car owners who drive their car on the road and the track. Here’s a detailed review of this eye-catching newcomer and the test behind the wheel of an Audi R8 V10.