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Vredestein launches Ultrac summer tyre

Vredestein has launched its all-new range of Ultrac summer tyres, which it says delivers best-in-class performance in both wet and dry conditions.

Developed with a focus on safety and comfort by the Apollo Tyres global R&D centre in Enschede in the Netherlands, the new Ultrac tyre is available in sizes from 15 to 18 inches, making it ideally suited for a wide selection of family and compact cars.

Vredestein claims the all-new Ultrac tyre range achieves unrivalled handling and cornering even at high speeds, with a 15 per cent improvement in dry and wet conditions over its predecessor.

This is the result of an enhanced tyre cavity with a squarer footprint, stiffer tread pattern and centre rib with parabolic lateral grooves, which enhance steering response and precision for a safe and dynamic driving experience.

Additionally, the tyre’s five per cent improvement in rolling resistance boosts fuel efficiency and lowers CO2 emissions.

Vredestein’s innovative R&D team used next-generation tread compound technology to achieve 10 per cent better braking thanks its predecessor on dry and wet surfaces. This results from the new Ultrac tyre featuring a 50 per cent increase in unique, traction-enhancing silica and resin compounds, combined with multifunctional polymers.

Comfort was a priority for Vredestein, and the company set out to optimise the driver experience. Shock absorption is enhanced by reduced apex height, optimised sidewall construction and increased flex zone to deliver a quieter ride. In addition, the pitch sequence of the tyre has also been optimised at different tyre diameters to increase acoustic comfort.

For more information on the Vredestein range contact Modern Tyres on 048 66 32 22 99.