Superior tread compound offers stability and grip performance under high planar roads.
High-density endless nylon cap plies increase high-speed carcass integrity and enhances uniformity.
Extra-large rim protector protects high precision and valuable alloy rim.
Extensive range in V/W performance categories.
Low noise level for driver enjoyment.
EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes
The European Union has introduced the EU Tyre Label by Regulation (No. 1222/2009) identically and bindingly for all EU member states. It applies to passenger car tyres, light commercial vehicle tyres and heavy commercial vehicle tyres produced after 01.07.2012.
Three different areas are tested: rolling resistance, wet grip and the rolling noise the tyre makes on the road.
The following are not affected by the EU Tyre Label: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing tyres, tyres with additional devices to improve traction such as spiked tyres, T-type emergency tyres, special tyres for fitting to vehicles first registered before 1 October 1990, tyres with a maximum authorised speed of 80 km/h, tyres for rims with a nominal diameter of 254 mm or less or 635 mm or more.
With this regulation, the European Union is pursuing the goal of promoting economic and ecological efficiency in road traffic as well as increasing road safety on the one hand, and on the other hand, granting consumers more product transparency and at the same time serving as an active decision-making aid.
Already during the incorporation, experts criticise the fact that the EU Tyre Label unfortunately only shows a few product characteristics. Apart from rolling resistance, wet grip and rolling noise, which are the main focus of EU tyre labelling, tyres have much more important and safety-relevant product characteristics, such as aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, braking properties on dry and wet roads, behaviour in wintry conditions, etc.
Tyre manufacturers point out that test results from various institutions and journals remain an important information medium for the end consumer. These tests usually focus on further safety-relevant product characteristics besides the EU standard qualifications for tyre labelling, which are always important for the final customer.
KR20 tyre review
Average based on 598 test results
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18.11.2015fromR Moorcroft good tyres for what I need
no noise, good fuei comsumption.
11.11.2015fromTomo Bryan Tyre's were noisy and dangerous in wet conditions and would not recommend. Had the car sideways on the motorway during heavy rain at 50mph, not aqua planing just no grip. Will have to say the wear is exceptional. 30000 miles on the other 3 before changing and they still all had 8mm of good tread left but valued my life. Mechanic was surprised I was changing. I'm now using Pirelli P7's which are superb in comparison and only £20 extra per tyre.
18.10.2014fromChris Awesome value, tire stretches well and consistently. Very happy
28.08.2013fromChris Great Tyre. Good price and excellent all rounder