It is a tubeless tyre that comes with W and Y speed rating symbols. It guarantees the best drainage action and makes
sure traction is maintained all through the drive.
1) Deeper grooves – Offers the finest aquaplaning resistance even at high speeds by evacuating water from the path.
Benefit –Prevents skidding of the vehicle and assures maximum security.
2) Wider footprint – Makes proper contact with roads.
Benefit – Enables shorter stopping distances even on water filled surfaces and stability is best offered.
3) Special silica tread compound – Increases the life of this radial by strengthening it from the inside.
Benefit – Gives superior traction, reduces irregular wear and aids in returning better fuel economy.
215 is the width in millimetres of the tyres cross section.
- Aspect Ratio40
40 is the Aspect Ratio, it is the ratio of the sidewall height to the cross section width.
Radial construction. R stands for radial-ply construction.
17 inches, stands for the diameter of the wheel that the tyre is designed to fit.
- Load Rating87
87 (545 kg) is the load index i.e. the maximum weight each tyre can carry at full speed.
- Speed RatingW
W (270 kmph) is the speed rating i.e. the maximum speed for the tyre at full load.