Nokian Hakkapeliitta R
Safe and reliable in all winter conditions
The new winter tire for the 2008 season Nokian Hakkapeliitta R is designed for Nordic winter conditions. Provide excellent in all road surfaces and surfaces. It moves slightly , providing fuel economy , characterized by stability and security management . In their characteristics of wet grip tire Nokian Hakkapeliitta R - is the new generation tire . In extreme winter conditions it predazhozhda its predecessor - Nokian Hakkapeliitta RSi, not once was a winner in many tests and earned much praise . The new tire is a worthy successor of the family Hakkapeliitta: tire designed for all winter conditions are often harsh and changing conditions.
Firm grip – low emissions
The sidewall of the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R is labelled with the promising words ultra low rolling resistance. This means that the non-studded winter tyre rolls very efficiently without wasting energy. From the driver’s perspective, this translates into economic and environmentally friendly driving with up to half a litre lower fuel consumption per hundred kilometres.
The reduced rolling resistance of the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R does not entail any compromise on grip properties. Notwithstanding the excellent rolling properties, the tyre surpasses its predecessor’s braking ability on icy, snowy and especially wet surfaces.
The grip holds in freezing temperatures and rain
The improved grip properties are the result of a new, Nordic winter compound. Featuring both silica and canola oil, the new-generation rubber compound used in the tread enhances wet and ice grip and improves tear resistance. The patented pump sipe enhances wet and ice grip.
The directional tread pattern is covered by a dense net of sipes, which further improves the grip abilities. Braking grip is enhanced by brake boosters, found to be efficient in the tyre’s predecessors.
Precise driving response in sudden events
The Nokian Hakkapeliitta R offers a precise steering response that helps the driver detect changes in the non-studded winter level. The grip range is wide, which helps the driver react to grip changes in time.
The structural and tread pattern solutions of the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R guarantee excellent dodging and steering properties and good stability. The multi-layer tread structure and rubber compound, specially developed for non-studded winter tyres, ensure that the tyre remains stable irrespective of changes in winter conditions.
Key advantages of the tire:
Superior non-studded winter tyre on ice
Extremely low rolling resistance
Also safe on wet roads