Matador MP 52 Nordicca Basic
New tyre for winter season 2007 – 2008 in the segment of passenger tyres for vehicles of small and medium class. Directional tread pattern together with the most up-to-date technology used during the development and production guarantee excellent properties.
Strong emphasis was laid on grip of the tread pattern.
In comparison to its predecessors MP 55 and MP 56, this tread pattern is more suitable for wet road and has a comparable grip on snow and ice. New tread pattern is designated for winter conditions of the Central Europe and Alpine conditions.
Tread Pattern Characteristics
The MP 52 tyre features a directional tread pattern that along with cutting edge technologies employed in the MP series development and manufacturing ensures perfect compliance with all the required tyre characteristics. Particular attention in designing the tyre has been paid to tread pattern grip characteristics under winter conditions; compared to its MP 55 / MP 56 predecessors, the tread pattern is designed more consequently with view to high level safety in winter conditions and on wet roads while featuring at least comparable grip on ice and snow to the MP 56 pattern.
The tread pattern symmetrical layout combined with latest generation 3D lamellas provides perfect grip and braking properties on ice and snow and outstanding performance on both wet and dry surfaces. The tread pattern complies with latest trends in winter tyre design, featuring additional elements for enhanced safety such TWI (Tread Wear Indicator) that informs the driver of current groove wear status.
As with all latest Matador tread patterns, MP 52 NORDICCA BASIC also incorporates innovative information elements on the tyre sidewall such as the tyre lifetime information and indication option of its designated place on the vehicle.