Hankook Icebear W 440
Hankook Icebear W 440 is a winter tyre of the medium class. Hankook concern gains increasing popularity on the European market. Hankook Icebear W 440 has been made from modern materials. It guarantees safety on each kind of wintery surface. Modern carving reduces hydroplaning risk and ensures adhesion on the slippery surface. Moreover, it offers high driving comfort.
The tyre features directional tread which is suited to various conditions driving. In order to ensure proper traction parametres on the wet road, wide circumferential grooves were applied. They combine with crosswise canals which widen in the shoulders direction. The carving guarantees efficient snow and water sideways removal so that the tread has constant surface contact. The tyre performs well even while driving in the puddles and potholes. Additionally, the tyre efficiently protects from hydro- and snowplaning. To ensure safety on the slippery, icy road, zigzag sipes cuttings on the tyre’s whole surface were used. Sharp edges which bite into surface were obtained as a result. The tyre does not lose grip even while sudden braking or accelerating. Longitudinal canal placed in the tyre’s central part responds for the good handling. It creates the rail effect, which ensures that the steering wheel movements are precisely transferred onto the road. Steering is smooth and easy. Rubber compound with the silica addition, which guarantees proper flexibility and durability even in the low temperatures, has been used in the production of the tread. The rubber also decreases the rolling resistance. It contributes to the lower fuel consumption and lower CO2 emission into the atmosphere. Hankook Icebear W 440 tyre is economic and more environmentally friendly. In the ADAC test it has been rated as recommendable.
Hankook Icebear W 440 winter tyre has been designed with regard to the cars of the medium class. It belongs to the middle class which ensures perfect ratio of the price to the quality.