Goodyear introduces the new Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV, an Ultra-High-Performance tire for SUVs
The new Ultra-High-Performance SUV tire delivers shorter braking distances for optimal performance
Brussels, March 2018 – Goodyear introduces the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV, the latest model in the Eagle F1 Asymmetric range, which focuses on optimized braking and handling in all conditions.
A key feature of the new Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV is its Active Braking Technology. When braking, the tire's contact surface with the road, and thus its grip, increases, which allows for shorter braking distances in both dry and wet road conditions. 
The Grip Booster Technology, consisting of an adhesive compound that works to increase stickiness with the road's surface, is a second feature that reinforces the tire’s grip, also resulting in improved braking and handling.
Tests from TÜV Süd commissioned by Goodyear confirmed the key strengths of the tire.
- On dry and wet roads, the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV showed a shorter braking distance of 1.2 meters
Engineers at Goodyear worked tirelessly to improve the tread design with the help of the new SUV-Optimized Construction Technology. The new cords in the construction’s different layers help to improve handling of the vehicle at higher speeds, optimize cornering stiffness, and to decrease tread wear. To reduce the tread wear further, the tire’s cavity and pattern have also been optimized.
These features are combined with the UHP Cool Cushion Layer, a technology that improves handling while reducing rolling resistance, resulting in better fuel efficiency.
“Braking is one of the most important aspects of a tire, especially on wet roads. That’s why we are delighted that tests show that our Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV has such a significant shorter braking distance on wet and dry roads compared to our main competitors,” said Mike Rytokoski, Chief Marketing Officer for Goodyear Europe.
|Full tire size||Release Date||Possible vehicle fitments|
|255/50 R19 107 Y XL||Feb 1st 2018||Audi Q5, Volvo XC90|
|235/50 R18 97 V||Apr 1st 2018||BMW 7 series, Nissan Qashqai|
|275/45 R20 110 Y XL||Apr 1st 2018||Toyota RAV 4, Chevrolet Trailblazer|
|275/45 R21 110 Y XL||Apr 1st 2018||Range Rover Sport, Volkswagen Amarok|
|255/55 R18 109 Y XL||May 1st 2018||BMW X5, Audi Q7|
|255/45 R19 100 V||Jun 1st 2018||Chevrolet Captiva, VW Tiguan|
|265/45 R20 104 Y||Jun 1st 2018||Volvo XC60, Audi Q7|
|315/35 R20 110 Y XL||Jun 1st 2018||BMW X5|
|255/40 R21 102 Y XL||Jun 1st 2018||Audi Q5, Mercedes GLC|
|295/35 R21 107 Y XL||Jun 1st 2018||Porsche Macan, Porsche Cayenne|
|235/60 R18 107 W XL||Jul 1st 2018||Volvo XC60, Audi Q5|
|255/45 R20 105 W XL||Jul 1st 2018||Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Jaguar E-Pace|
|275/40 R22 107 Y XL||Jul 1st 2018||Range Rover Sport, Toyota Land Cruiser|
|235/45 R19 99 Y XL||Aug 1st 2018||Nissan Qashqai, Volkswagen Tiguan|
|235/55 R19 105 W XL||Aug 1st 2018||Audi Q5, Volvo XC60|
|275/45 R19 108 Y XL||Aug 1st 2018||Volvo XC60, BMW X3|
|275/40 R20 106 Y XL||Aug 1st 2018||Land Rover Evoque, Volvo XC60|
|275/40 R21 107 Y XL||Aug 1st 2018||Volkswagen Touareg, Audi Q7|
|295/40 R21 111 Y XL||Aug 1st 2018||Mercedes GL-series|
|275/35 R22 104 Y XL||Aug 1st 2018||Toyota Hilux, Volvo XC60|
|295/35 R22 108 Y XL||Sep 1st 2018||Audi Q7, VW Touareg, Porsche Cayenne|
|285/45 R19 111 W XL||Nov 1st 2018||BMW X5, Mercedes M class|
|245/45 R20 103 W||Nov 1st 2018||Audi Q5, Volvo XC60, Jaguar E-Pace|
|275/55 R19 111 W||Dec 1st 2018||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Mercedes G class|
|255/50 R20 109 Y XL||Dec 1st 2018||BMW X5, Audi Q7|
|265/40 R21 101 Y||Dec 1st 2018||Porsche Macan, Maserati Levante, Mercedes GLE|
|275/50 R20 109 W||Jan 1st 2019||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ford Ranger|
|255/60 R18 108 Y||Feb 1st 2019||Audi Q7, Jaguar F-Pace|
Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate.
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 Compared to the next best tested competitor. Tested by TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH in October 2017 by order of Goodyear Dunlop. Products tested: Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV, Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport; Michelin Latitude Sport 3, Pirellli P Zero Rosso. Tire size: 255/50 R19 107Y; Test car: BMW X5; Test locations: Mireval (F), Papenburg (D), Garching (D); Report No.713117618G accessible under https://www.goodyear.eu/content/dam/gydu/page-assets/TUV-SUD-Tire-Test-2017-Report-No-713117618G-Goodyear-Eagle-F1-Asym-3-SUV.pdf
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