• 19-JAN-2016

Goodyear and Dunlop provide winter grip to leading OEM

The Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance
Goodyear and Dunlop are proud to annouce the fitment of a range of winter tires on the new BMW 7 Series.

The Dunlop Winter Sport 4D in sizes 225/60R17 99H and 245/50R18 100H and the Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance with Run on Flat technology in size 245/45R19 102V XL will all feature on the new and dynamic BMW 7 Series. All of these tires are * marked to indicate tires built by Goodyear and Dunlop for BMW.

The Dunlop Winter Sport 4D provides exceptional winter handling and braking ability for high performance cars, making it a good choice for the BMW 7 Series. It is designed to deliver execllent control on snow, ice, wet and dry surfaces in cold conditions. The unique tread pattern puts a high number of biting edges in contact with the road, giving drivers enhanced traction on snow and ice allowing performance to be at the forefront of the mind of the driver.

The Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance features the market leading Goodyear 3D-BIS Technology which uses a mix of three siping technologies and higher net contact area to give enhanced braking on snow and excellent traction on both snow and ice, providing the driver with control and stability.

Nick Harley, Goodyear's Managing Director for Original Equipment, Consumer Tires EMEA said: "The winter tire market is constantly evolving and growing. With an increase of bigger, more powerful, more performance focused vehicles on our roads today, it important that they are equipped with the right tools to cope with the wintery conditions we see across Europe. Our provision of winter tires to the BMW 7 Series is testiment to the importance of these products to today's market leading vehicle manufacturers.

"We have been supplying tires to BMW for a number of decades and winter tires are at the forefront of the portfolio of products we supply to them," Nick concludes.