225 /60 R17 99T SL BSW (Reading the Tire Size)
Adept in every winter condition.
|This tire bears the Severe Service Emblem denoting that it is suitable for use in severe winter conditions. Tires bearing this symbol will provide better winter performance than tires only bearing the M+S rating.|
With the iG51v, Yokohama has engineered a tire for SUVs and trucks that is adept in every winter condition. Whether it's ice, slush or snow, the iceGUARD iG51v is equipped with Yokohama's advanced technology to provide a unique tread compound and design for optimum performance you can count on.
INCREASED ROAD CONTACT
--High Density Reinforced Compound--
The properties of our high density compound allow for a more stable tread block, providing optimized road contact and longer, more even wear.
THE MOST POWERFUL ICE GRIP
--ZigZag Circumferential Grooves--
Feature a 3D-shaped wall to pack and expel snow, creating optimum contact between the tire and the road.
--Interlocking 3D Sipes and Adaptive 3D Sipes--
Work in tandem to maximize surface area, creating the ultimate edge to enhance stability and grip on icy surfaces.
SUPERIOR TRACTION IN SLUSH AND SNOW
--Dual Action Shoulder Groove--
Has a zigzag shape at the top to stabilize the blocks and create the ideal edge for slush and snow grip, while the lower part of the groove is straight to evacuate water.
Are horizontally placed between tread blocks to disperse slush and snow.
OPTIMIZED STABILITY IN DRY CONDITIONS
--Variable Angle Center Rib--
Has a severe, maximized angle variation which increases block rigidity and stability in dry weather conditions.
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