Tyres have a crucial role to play in your vehicle’s performance. Modern tyres are developing and new features are being introduced. It is safe to say that with the advancement of the automobile industry, Car Tyres Derby is also keeping up with the constantly demanding market and making a place for themselves.
2020, however, has been a difficult year for all the businesses throughout the world. The year did not bring any commendable type of tyre. The Covid-19 pandemic has overall shaken the core of the market. But we are slowly recovering from the phase and trying to bring better changes. We are as thrilled as you to evaluate the new market.
Although this year there aren’t many new models of tyres in the market, we are excited to discuss the most significant winter tyres of 2021-2022. Let us have a look at the hottest winter tyres of the year.
Continental/ WinterContact TS 870
Continental/ WinterContact 870 is a tyre model of the giant German tyre company called continental. The model was originally supposed to be launched in 2020 but the pandemic delayed the release. These tyres have been majorly designed for the European mild winters. The new model, TS 870 is expected to be one of the most popular winter tyres in the coming days.
The tread pattern of the new model has done well in the independent tyre tests and it has three different types of sipes. Its unique feature plays a vital role in having a good grip on ice and snowy roads. Its central tread pattern primarily is designed to increase slush planing and hydroplaning. The tread pattern has also been upgraded to cut rolling resistance down which again affects the vehicle’s fuel consumption. The tyre’s size ranges from 205/55 R16 to 225/45 R17.
Continental/ WinterContact TS 870 p
Continental / WinterContact TS 870 P has similar properties as TS 870. This model is mainly designed for crossovers and passenger cars. Like the previous model, TS 870 P also has a directional tread pattern. The tyre is designed to quickly dispel water and plush. These tyres are made of Black Chili rubber. Their parallel sipes provide increased traction on snowy roads. The tyres also claim to offer better mileage. The tyre’s size ranges from 205/60 R16 to 255/40 R21.
Goodyear / UltraGrip Arctic 2
The company has increased the number of studs up to 220. The latest design of the tyres has widened grooves, resulting in the tyre performing better in snow. One of its attractive points is that compared to the older models, it is less noisy. The tyre’s size ranges from 195/55 R16 to 245/45 R19.
Goodyear / UltraGrip Arctic 2 SUV
Goodyear/ UltraGrip Arctic 2 SUV mainly deals in crossovers and SUVs. This model has similar features to UltraGrip Arctic 2. The tyre’s size ranges from 215/65 R17 to 295/35 R21.
Goodyear / UltraGrip Performance+ SUV
Goodyear/ Ultragrip Performance+ SUV is a European style stud-less tyre. These tyres are primarily designed for crossovers and SUVs. They come in various sizes too. The tyre supposedly gives extra mileage and its advanced treads can work smoothly at low temperatures. The tyres provide good traction in snow and the quality of the brakes has also increased. The tyre’s size ranges from 16-20 inches.
Kumho / WinterCraft ice Wi32
Kumho/ WinterCraft ice Wi32 is a new model of studded tyres. According to the company, the passenger tyre’s ice traction, which increases its acceleration and braking capacity has increased by 40% as compared to the previous models. The tyres use studs produced by Scason, a Finnish company. They have also installed a new tread compound. The tread pattern of the tyres helps in dispelling water and slush quickly. They also comparatively make lower noise on the road. The tyre’s size ranges from 14 to 17 inches.
Nankang / Winter Activa SV-4
Nankang/ Winter Activa SV-4 is designed by a Taiwanese tyre maker. They are primarily made for mild winters. SV-4 has improved wet traction and is overall more balanced. The tyre’s snow braking capacity and hydroplaning resistance have also increased. However, they are not recommended for places with heavy snow. The tyre’s size ranges from 13 to 21 inches.
We have listed some of the tyres you should consider buying this winter. Look out for the winter Continental Tyres Derby that will best suit you.